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Nordic insurers to appoint more external managers, survey finds

European insurers' appetites for outsourcing investments and use of external managers will continue to increase. This trend is especially strong in the Nordic region.

Justina Deveikyte, Cerulli's director of European institutional research | Photo: https://www.cerulli.com/about-us/team-page/justina-deveikyte

The outsourcing of investment management to asset managers is continuing to increase among European insurers, albeit more slowly than in the past, according asset management research firm Cerculli Associates.

The strategies being outsourced are mainly alternative investments and Cerulli anticipates a reduction in the number of insurer-manager relationships in traditional asset classes.

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