SAA periodically hosts webinars covering important strategies, trends and issues impacting insurers and their investment portfolio. Along with an SAA Principal, each webinar includes expert speakers from an investment management firm with insurance specialization. You can find our recent webinars here:
Structured Securities in a Post-Crisis World
As a special addition to the Insurer Investment Forum, we spoke with Forum Speaker Jennifer Quisenberry, NEAM to explain “Structured Securities” and how relative to other fixed income assets, structured securities continue to offer incremental return and portfolio benefits for insurance companies.
De-Mystifying Factor Investing for Insurers
Chris Gannatti, WisdomTree explains “Factor Investing,” it’s importance and how insurers can gain an advantage. Chris explores different factor premia and sensitivity across various smart-beta approaches. All of the approaches discussed will have different tilts. Different factors outperform (or underperform) in different environments.
Bank Loans, Equity Exposures & Risk Taking
Our round-table style webinar discusses key issues facing insurers today as they evaluate their investment process.
Our expert speakers provide an update on Bank Loan Market, as well as cover the strategic case for hedging international equities. This discussion also covers one of the main reasons to consider international equities: the valuations and diversification presented by foreign markets.
SAA reviews its initial research results in answering whether insurers consider non-investment risks when deciding on investment risk taking.