September 09, 2020
Investment grade private assets in U.S. P&C insurance portfolios: leveraging excess liquidity to improve investment outcomes
The persistently low rate environment has challenged all insurers’ ability to meet their return and income objectives while balancing the risk they take within their investment portfolios.
August 11, 2020
Markets are challenging. But there are solutions and opportunities that can help insurance companies manage asset risk and advance long-term investment objectives.
August 05, 2020
While the outlook for the pandemic remains unclear, demand has been strong as investors remain attracted to the incremental yield and structural protections offered by investment grade private credit.
July 15, 2020
Market inefficiencies are amplified during periods of increased market volatility. This gives active managers the opportunity to exploit inconsistent pricing between individual issuers, industry sectors or even geographies, to construct attractive portfolios.
June 09, 2020
Investment grade private credit is a capital efficient asset class that can offer investors the potential for excess returns, lower downgrades and defaults and provide a natural hedge for long-term liabilities.
May 13, 2020
We remain focused on helping insurers effectively manage risk, stay abreast of new developments and take advantage of opportunities arising from market dislocation and government programs.
April 29, 2020
Markets are stressed and many investors are, too. The good news is our team believes that extreme volatility can also present opportunities.
April 17, 2020
Check out the Canadian market news update on the recent Bank of Canada announcement.
April 14, 2020
Read Canadian Investment Review’s summary of SLC Management’s Plan Sponsor Exchange fireside chat on corporate bonds. We discuss the potential benefits of a global approach and dig deeper into how these investments can be swapped back to Canadian dollars to mitigate currency and yield curve risks.
March 31, 2020
Asset allocation decisions are complicated even in stable markets. Read our latest insights for some options pension plan sponsors can consider around rebalancing and re-risking portfolios in turbulent markets.