Income Research + Management: Take On 2022 & Opportunities in a Rising Rate Environment


IR+M believes the current environment presents investment opportunities for insurers to improve portfolio quality and book yield. Through their experience managing high-quality fixed income portfolios and partnering with insurance clients, they believe they are well-positioned to help fulfil investment needs across a variety of rate and spread environments, while optimizing book yield and limiting financial … Continued

World Ocean Day today! Rockefeller AM feature on the Blue Economy


Rockefeller Asset Management’s Engaging Ideas feature invited Mark Spalding, President of the Ocean Foundation, to discuss investment opportunities in the blue economy.

IR+M: Live, Learn, Hedge well.


Instead of ‘predicting interest rates… and making bets on the direction, magnitude, and timing of rates, implementing Liability Driven Investing (LDI) may be the more careful action to take. IR+M can partner with you to create a dynamic LDI strategy that works for your needs and schedule. We welcome the opportunity to help increase the … Continued

Ocean 14 Capital & Ocean health: Can seaweed be used as a carbon sink?


Seaweed used as a carbon sink? ‘Whilst Ocean 14 Capital is certainly looking at this as an investment theme, for example as a bio-stimulant or protein source, from a carbon sequestration point of view we are still looking at the science and numbers of the life cycle of seaweed to understand whether or not it might … Continued

ESMA Publishes Final Report on the EU Carbon Market


From Dr Mike Azlen, Founder & CEO of Carbon Cap Management, ‘ESMA released the results of their study of the integrity of the European Carbon market and I was very pleased to see the conclusion that the market is functioning as it should with a good mix of both compliance entities and financial actors. Recognition … Continued

IR+M: Uncertainties around Inflation and subsequent Portfolio Impact


‘..Given the uncertainties around the future direction and timing of inflation, we have increased the quality and liquidity of our portfolios so that we are ready to “take what the market gives us”.’ Link: Inflation: It’s Just Transit….Errrrr – Income Research + Management