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Insurance Companies Investing in Alternative Assets – September 2015

Insurance companies have long been significant, albeit conservative, allocators to alternative assets. However, the impending Solvency II directive is set to limit the exposure European insurance companies can have to private equity and other alternative investments, and it has led some to reduce their exposure to illiquid assets. Here, we provide a breakdown of insurance companies’ average and median current target allocations to the different asset classes that make up the alternative investment universe.

  • 30/09/2015
  • PE
  • HF
  • PD
  • RE
  • INF

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