With significant capital balances and tight business line margins, insurers need to ensure that they have access to liquidity, they maximise return on capital allocations, and are able to preserve cash valuations. This section offers insight from those charged with excellence in treasury, capital, liquidity, and cash management on the latest trends and market developments

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How insurance investors can overcome barriers and access private markets
  • Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022

Christoph Junge, Head of Alternatives at Velliv, explores how asset owners can access private markets and build sustainable portfolios.

Insurer view: How two insurers are tackling the challenges of investing in illiquid assets
  • Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022

Natalia Soboleva and Fuad Ahmed discuss what to consider when carrying out a cost-benefit analysis around private market investments.

Case study: How Allianz SE is adapting to changing Solvency II requirements
  • Sunday, Dec 26, 2021

With the Solvency II directive changing the way insurers set aside capital reserves for products, capital-efficient offerings are the way forward.

The biggest macro-economic trends affecting insurance investors
  • Thursday, Nov 25, 2021

Jake Meyer, Senior Economist at Swiss Re, explores how low interest rates are affecting insurance investor allocations.

The challenge of investing in private assets
  • Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021

Illiquid deals can enhance portfolios, but are not always easy to execute, finds Natixis Investment Managers.

Are we on the precipice of an inflation event?
  • Thursday, Oct 21, 2021

Tera Allas, Director Of Research And Economics at McKinsey, explores the strategies asset owners can use to avoid inflation risk.

How insurance investor treasury managers should be thinking about cryptocurrency
  • Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021

Muammer Cakir, an Independent Senior Treasurer, explores why cybersecurity is the core risk to treasurers and cash managers.

How Phoenix is using co-investment to access long-dated cash flows
  • Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021

Michael Eakins, Chief Investment Officer, Phoenix Group, explores some of the key benefits of co-investment.

How Aviva is thinking about treasury and liquidity
  • Thursday, Sep 02, 2021

David Epstein, Director of ALM and Treasury at Aviva, explores some of the biggest trends impacting treasury managers.

How economic uncertainty has impacted treasurers
  • Monday, Aug 23, 2021

Christoph Hofstetter, Treasurer at Vienna Insurance, explores what lessons treasurers can learn from the economic uncertainty.

Case study: How Aspen is tackling liquidity needs amid a perfect storm of risks
  • Tuesday, Jun 08, 2021

Matthew da Cunha, Treasury Manager at Aspen, explains why insurance investors will need to hold more cash.