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spglobal.com April 08, 2021

Japan Insurers Under Pressure To Push Portfolio Companies To Go Greener

More institutional investors in Japan are dialing up the pressure on their portfolio companies to go greener, after the nation's largest life insurer went as far as threatening to off-load investments that are not tackling emissions adequately.
Read by 70% of LPs

dispatch.com February 11, 2021

Nationwide Expands Its Venture Program To $350M

Nationwide is upping its venture capital game, expanding the $100 million program it launched in 2017 by taking it to $350 million. The fund's focus continues to be on startups in insurance and finance that build on the company's strategy and help customers.
Read by 67% of LPs

reuters.com February 09, 2021

U.S. Insurance Asset Attracts New PE Players, Strategies

U.S. insurers are stepping up sales of annuities and other capital-intensive assets amid a surge in interest from new and established private equity buyers hungry to boost the amount of money they manage.
Read by 35% of LPs

November 23, 2020

HIMCO Leverages Domain Expertise To Target Opportunities In Insurtech | VP Jill Frankle | Q&A

Jill Frankle is vice president of strategic ventures at Hartford Investment Management Co. (HIMCO). In this interview, Frankle tells us about the latest developments in the insurtech space, and explained how HIMCO's venture portfolio complements its long-term investment strategy during a period of industry-wide disruption in the insurance sector.
Read by 74% of LPs

September 30, 2020

How MassMutual Plays the Long-Term Investing Game | Phillip Titolo, Head of Direct Private Investments | Q&A

Phillip Titolo is the head of direct private investments at MassMutual. In late September, Titolo spoke with Trusted Insight about MassMutual's long view on investing, the crucial role of asset-liability management for insurance investors, and how his legal training prepared him for a career in financial and investment analysis.
Read by 57% of LPs

thetrustedinsight.com September 24, 2020

2020 Top Institutional Investors At Insurance Companies

The modern insurance business is hundreds of years old and developed into an integral part of the global financial system. Insurance companies are traditionally considered among the most conservative institutional investors because their investments support long-term liabilities: policies for life insurers are literally measured in lifetimes. This, however, hasn't stopped insurance companies from evolving to meet the demands of the contemporary market.
Read by 80% of LPs

September 18, 2020

Mutual Of Omaha Is Spearheading Innovation And Diversity Efforts | Juan Prieto, Head of Alternative Investments | Q&A

Juan Prieto is the head of alternative investments at Mutual of Omaha, where he is responsible for leading and managing the portfolio construction, outsourcing, and monitoring of alternative investment mandates. In this interview, he discussed the qualities and attributes he looks at during manager selection; how Mutual of Omaha is investing in disruptors of the insurance ecosystem; and why return on inclusion (ROI) should be a priority for investors alike.
Read by 31% of LPs

insurancejournal.com August 25, 2020

Hedge Fund Collects $3B In Bet On Wildfire Insurance Claims

Baupost Group, the hedge fund run by Seth Klarman, received more than $3 billion in July from its bet on insurance claims against PG&E Corp. connected to a series of deadly California wildfires.
Read by 50% of LPs

caixinglobal.com July 16, 2020

China Scraps Equity Investment Restrictions For Insurance Funds

China lifted limits on industries in which the country's insurers can make equity investments and laid plans to allow insurance funds to tap private equity and venture capital investments in pilot programs.
Read by 38% of LPs

June 10, 2020

Re-Imagined Insurance Digitally

Join the panel with innovators and incumbents to gain a global outlook on the impact that COVID-19 had on digital insurance. They will help answer 1) What are some product innovations in the space, 2) How are traditional insurance companies collaborating with startups, and 3) What are the main success factors?
Read by 76% of LPs