Insurers Look Beyond the Fixed Income Horizon for Yield

March 29, 2019

Fixed income still commands the lion’s share of asset allocation for insurance companies, but after a decade of historically low interest rates and rich valuations, insurers are searching for incremental returns. That task may lead them afield into new territories, especially on the private and alternatives side. “Everyone’s thinking, if there’s no clear opportunity, what is my best relative option? Where am I best served to put money to work as I seek to find that return without disproportionately increasing risk?” asks Peter Miller, Insurance Research Strategist at Invesco.

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Effective Risk Modeling for Private Markets

Feb. 10, 2019

Assets can be effectively allocated by carefully developing proxies based on specific circumstances and requirements.

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Optimizing for Growth and Income in Private Markets

Jan. 23, 2019

There’s more than a little nuance to the dynamics of the non-public investment sphere

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The Big "Why" of Factors

Jan. 4, 2019

Implementing an effective strategy doesn’t hinge on the willingness to take a risk – it’s all about knowing the reason behind the reward.

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Drilling Down for Diversification

Dec. 13, 2018

Diagnostics help investors see beyond the asset-class level through a factor lens, and identify unintended risk

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Practical insights from today’s CIO

Nov. 29, 2018

Lower returns. Greater complexity. Fewer resources. The challenges chief investment officers (CIOs) face today have never been more demanding. Neil Blundell, Global Head of Client Solutions at Invesco, and Duy Nguyen, CIO and Head of Global Advisory Solutions, recently sat down with Institutional Investor to talk about the solutions CIOs from some of the world’s largest institutions are using to help navigate the current investment climate.

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