Insurance CIOs have made substantial increases to their alternatives allocations over inflation concerns and intensifying interest rate pressure.
According to a recent survey of 50 insurance industry CIOs conducted by KKR, alternative investments now account for 32% of survey respondents’ portfolios versus 20% in 2017, the last time the survey was conducted.
Private credit, real estate credit, infrastructure, and private equity have benefitted the most from this move to alts, with allocation jumping from 12% in 2017 to 19% in 2021. All of the gains to alternatives have come at the expense of traditional public . . .
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