A global survey by Natixis of insurance chief investment officers and investment team members revealed that 75% are eyeing portfolio diversification with returns from bonds not meeting liabilities, but regulations, complexity and fees are keeping some away.
Natixis Investment Managers found that insurers are willing to take on liquidity risk in pursuit of higher yields, but 64% in the survey said it is increasingly challenging to generate alpha while meeting regulatory requirements, including those designed to protect them from insolvency in the wake of the crisis.
In surveying 200 CIOs and investment team members at . . .
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