Risk-Based Capital — Fixed Income Takes Center Stage
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is seeking to implement changes to risk-based capital (RBC) requirements for fixed income, leading to potentially surprising and significant increases in capital needs. This calls for more immediate and detailed portfolio assessments coupled with a plan for efficient repositioning and implementation. Insurers should consider leveraging the combined fixed income and insurance specializations at Sage to construct portfolios that are capital efficient and remain aligned with their overall business objectives.
Is Corporate Leverage Offering a Warning Sign?
In this episode, Sage’s Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Ryan O’Malley provides a playbook for bond investors looking for higher-quality investment grade issuers.
An Interview with SASB’s Financials Sector Analyst
Sage talks with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board’s (SASB) Financials Analyst Anton Gorodniuk about financial materiality, how the reporting standards will impact credit ratings, and. . . .
Podcast: Energy’s Sharp Rebound Reflects Dramatic Sentiment Shift
Sage’s Komson Silapachai and Ryan O’Malley discuss the “Powell Pause” and its positive effect on the energy sector.