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Insurance-Linked Securities

Taking the market by storm

Insurance-Linked Securities: Taking the market by storm

March 2016 (Magazine)By

Insurance-linked securities are gaining popularity as a diversifying asset class, but what are the available strategies, underlying risks and costs? 

Case Studies: Stability through diversity

March 2016 (Magazine)By

Rachel Fixsen speaks to PGGM and AP3, two pioneer investors in the insurance-linked market

Catastrophe Risk: Earth, wind and diversification

March 2016 (Magazine)By Anthony Harrington

Diversification across catastrophe risks between different territories and natural perils is essential, according to Anthony Harrington

Private Placements & Speciality Lines: Sound private arrangements

March 2016 (Magazine)By Anthony Harrington

Diversifying into aviation, marine and energy risks through private placements makes sense from a risk-and-return perspective, writes Anthony Harrington 

Who’s afraid of life risk?

March 2016 (Magazine)By

Investors in insurance-linked securities (ILS) generally underwrite non-life risk, but sometimes insurers are willing to offload life risk as well, finds Carlo Svaluto Moreolo. What can investors expect from entering the life-risk market?

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Ex-PPF chief Rubenstein to lead DB consolidator ‘superfund’

Wed, 21 Mar 2018By ,

Edi Truell also backs new vehicle in wake of government support for consolidation

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Investment industry ‘must embrace new theory of investing’

Wed, 21 Mar 2018By

Adoption of 1950s-born modern portfolio theory seen at heart of many industry problems


Norit pension fund to join agricultural sector scheme to avoid cuts

Wed, 21 Mar 2018By Frank van Alphen

Earlier effort to join multi-sector scheme PGB failed because of high costs

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Asset management roundup: Goldman Sachs signs LGPS cost code

Wed, 21 Mar 2018By

Also: Brookfield AM buys private debt specialist; Lyxor launches ‘cheapest ETFs in Europe’

SPT settles dispute with trade association

Unions pull representatives from Dutch scheme’s oversight board

Wed, 21 Mar 2018By

Board of dental technicians’ sector scheme refuses to work with current accountability body

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