Saturday, August 8, 2020

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The Case for a Permanent Allocation to an Equity Stabilization Strategy

Institutional investors face a balancing act between two equally important needs: achieving robust long-term returns while avoiding...

ETFs in Insurance General Accounts – 2020

In our first report in 2015, we used historical trends to project that insurance companies would double...

How to Invest in Dividend Equities Now

Companies globally are slashing dividend payments as they face a combination of declining revenues and regulatory measures discouraging dividend payments. Not surprisingly,...

Making Insurance Assets Work Harder with a Tactical Credit Allocation

Key Takeaways Globally, government bond yields are at historically low levels—$10 trillion with negative yields.Covid 19 pandemic has...

Estimating the Capital Exposure to Fallen Angels: An Insurer’s Perspective

Like all investors, insurers are currently grappling with an economic and market downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the likes of which...

The 4th LP: Investing Between The Silos

By any metric, it has been a great run in buyout PE over the past 20 years. Strong performance relative to public...

Corporate Credit & Monetary Financing: A New Era in US Fed Policy

Are we witnessing a paradigm shift in how market participants should view US monetary and fiscal policy? Fixed Income Investment Director Amar...

Why Investors Should Ride the New Higher-Tech Infrastructure Wave with Liquid Real Assets

Executive SummaryThe investment fundamentals for liquid real assets have improved, as investment in the U.S’s infrastructure benefits from advances in technology. We...

Interview with Rip Reeves, CIO & Treasurer of AEGIS Insurance Services, Inc.

Guest Q&A with Rip Reeves IAUM: You’ve been managing money for insurance companies for...

Solvency Oversight Wheels Keep Churning

Regulator and Rating Agency expectations are not static. We explore some recent changes to their standards and methodologies for insurers.