Insurance Asset Management

Deutsche Asset Management's commitment to the insurance industry is as strong as when the firm first began managing assets on behalf of insurers in 1929. Consistently recognized as a global leader in the insurance asset management space, we manage approximately USD $182 billion for more than 190 clients.1 In conjunction with our global client base, our insurance-dedicated resources span over 13 cities throughout 9 countries. We work with a diverse set of insurers throughout the world, including life, health, property & casualty and multi-line insurers, as well as reinsurers, workers compensation funds and captives.

Deutsche Asset Management's dedication and expertise within the insurance segment is widely recognized, with the firm having received a number of awards from leading insurance industry organizations. This industry recognition is largely attributable to the breadth and strength of our product platform, and our specialized approach and ability to meet and evolve to the unique needs of the industry.

Below is a sampling of the various awards that Deutsche Asset Management has received.

Insurance client relationship as a partnership

We approach each insurance client relationship as a partnership, working collaboratively to best meet and exceed investment and strategic objectives. We accomplish this through a deep bench of insurance industry specialists and an open architecture business model. Our clients not only work with a dedicated and insurance-focused Client Advisor, but they also have direct access to insurance strategists on our Client Solutions team and their respective portfolio management team, who assist with day-to-day needs, as well as larger strategic investment projects.

Our Client Solutions team consists of 34 professionals across the globe, representing decades of experience in working with insurers in the design and support of their customized investment programs. The team includes individuals with direct insurance company experience, supplemented by other areas of expertise such as:

  • accounting
  • tax
  • legal
  • actuarial
  • investments

Core elements of their service include:

  • strategic asset allocation studies
  • portfolio risk-budgeting
  • asset-liability studies
  • industry peer analyses
  • accounting
  • regulatory partnering
  • customized portfolio reporting and analysis

Our portfolio managers - across all asset class - understand the distinct needs and constraints faced by insurers and have experience working with insurance companies invested in their strategies.

1 Source: Deutsche Asset Management. Data is as of December 31, 2015.
2 Source: Reactions Magazine. © 2015 Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.

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