Asian Insurance Industry 2021
Identifying the Right Paths for Change and Growth
Explore Addressability in the Asian Insurance Channel
- Assess outsourcing opportunities available to external managers in the general account and the retail segment
- Explore key ESG considerations held by Asian insurers
- Evaluate liability-driven investment and risk management
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Analyze the insurance asset management markets of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia, according to the segments where there are clear outsourcing opportunities for third-party managers.
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Asian Insurers Ramp Up ESG Adoption
Based in Cerulli's Singapore office, Leena is responsible for retail research in the Asian asset management industry. She is the lead analyst for the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) research practice in Asia and contributes to Asian institutional reports, Cerulli Edge publications, and consulting projects.
Prior to joining Cerulli, she was a deputy editor for an online financial publishing firm, covering the asset and wealth management industry in Asia. Previously, she worked with a real-time financial news and market data firm and an asset management company.
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Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and socially responsible investing (SRI) have been gaining traction among insurers in recent years. As they look to solutions for sustainable growth, ESG and SRI can help insurers to improve their reputation and minimize investment risks. While many insurers are integrating ESG across entire investment processes, they continue to rely on external managers for knowledge transfer. Managers that offer customized ESG solutions, passive ESG solutions, and ESG-specific mutual funds and mandates will be well poised for partnership opportunities.
Which Managers and Which Strategies Will Stand Out?
Asia ex-Japan life insurers indicate that global equity (76.9%), global bond (53.8%), and Asian bond (53.8%) are the top-three ESG-centric strategies for which they plan to issue mandates over the next two to three years. Although some insurers may have their own definitions of ESG standards, they generally prefer asset managers that are signatories of the PRI, or if not, those that follow local stewardship codes.
To continue learning more about what Asian insurers are looking for from asset managers, mandate changes, evolving regulation, and other factors impacting the Asian insurance market, access our latest insights found in Asian Insurance Industry 2021: Identifying the Right Paths for Change and Growth.
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