NAIC Study on Outsourced Investment Management

Ever wonder how many of your insurer peers use outsourced investment management and who those managers are? Here’s view of the NAIC, based upon statutory filings.

Blueprint for Insurers: Expanding the Search for Yield Amid Growing Volatility

A blueprint for insurance investors to navigate the current market environment via Voya.

Q3 2018 Investment Review
Global equities made gains in Q3, primarily due to US market strength. Political uncertainty and trade concerns also weighed on many regions.

Insurer Investment Forum Presentations
The presentations from this year's conference covered: asset allocation, Fed outlook, capital market opportunities and correlations.

Insurer Investment Q&As
Our discussions with investment managers, ratings agencies and regulators to discuss important strategies, trends and issues impacting insurers and their investment portfolio.

Preview Newsletter: 9.12.18
The most important developments, news articles, white papers and videos regarding insurers and their investments.

For Insurers:

Manager Select is an extensive database for insurers providing in-depth detail on the investment process and performance of fixed income
investment managers with
insurance specialization.

InsurerCIO Members receive a complimentary 24-Hour Access Period each quarter to run their own searches and comparisons.

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For Managers:

Manager Select will allow insurers to discover and research your firm's insurance specialization,
background information, current
insurance business, investment
process and much more.

If you are a fixed income investment manager who works with insurers, you can receive our Manager Questionnaire for inclusion in this database

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AM Best Releases New
Rating Methodology

A.M. Best releases new rating methodology. Time to rethink the way you approach A.M. Best, to make sure you are on the same wavelength.

Per A.M. Best, some of the most significant areas of refinement are highlighted as follows:

o   Reorganization of the methodology and criteria procedures to highlight the building block approach to the rating process;

o   Incorporation of the redesigned BCAR models; and

o   Expansion of the discussion of available capital and equity credit.

Review Explanation of the New Process >>

Why Become an InsurerCIO Member?

InsurerCIO is a resource for insurance companies to find the latest news and insight on the current financial landscape. InsurerCIO’s complimentary membership provides several benefits to your insurer.

Free Benefits Include:

o   Complimentary Registration to the Insurer Investment Forum

o   Structured Peer Group Analysis

o   Quarterly Investment Review

o   InsurerCIO Newsletter

o   Whitepapers and Research from Expert Managers

o   and Much More...

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View from the Northwest Quadrant

Investment professionals are familiar with the preference for building portfolios that are in the Northwest Quadrant of the risk/reward graph — improved return with lower risk.


The main purpose of this blog is to provide an ongoing commentary on how INSURERS can go beyond the business as usual approach to investments and improve their financial results.

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