The life insurer wants to increase its investments in the private debt, credit, and derivatives markets as it strives to manage its liabilities better.
Senior executives at the Taiwan financial group and Canadian pension fund believe that companies have to make an ESG transition, and may not have a choice in a few years.
Mega players Nippon Life and Dai-ichi Life are looking for opportunities in higher-yield single-A US corporate bonds, which offer more appealing yields than stagnant domestic offerings.
More can be done to support the scalability of the programme and engagement with individuals, experts say, although they believe the pension gap is not inherently “urgent”.
Chief investment officer Stephan van Vliet is leaving for up to 12 months for personal reasons and will be replaced by Stephen Metcalfe.
A new Goldman Sachs survey shows that regional insurers are sniffing out opportunities with private equity, rating it as the asset class expected to deliver the highest total return in 2021.