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In today’s low rate environment, insurers are allocating more and more to private assets. In part because they have the potential to enhance alpha in their portfolios and generate non-correlated returns.

Investing in Private Assets

In today’s uncertain environment, private assets may be an investment solution for insurers’ portfolios.

We believe that private assets can enable insurers to diversify their portfolios with assets decorrelated from the market, adapt to a changing world, benefit from a lower volatility than the market in general and withstand market shocks and pandemic.

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Published in June 2021

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