Aviva Investors wins three industry accolades for insurance solutions business

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has won three industry awards in recognition of the work undertaken by its Insurance Solutions business.

The team, which builds and manages outcome-oriented investment strategies for global insurance companies, received two awards at the Insurance Asset Risk Awards; ‘Alternatives Manager of the Year’ and ‘Investment Team of the Year – Asset Manager’ for its work in structured finance.

Iain Forrester, Head of Insurance Investment Strategy at Aviva Investors, said:

“The low-return environment has intensified insurers’ search for diversification, particularly in alternative income. Integrating alternative income into our Real Assets business last year has given us a platform to originate at scale and construct innovative strategies to meet insurers’ desired outcomes.

“We are also pleased our Structured Finance team has been recognised for its work across a range of transactions, reflecting cross-team collaboration and structuring expertise.”

Aviva Investors was also awarded ‘Insurance Asset Manager of the Year’ at the 2019 InsuranceERM Awards.

Alex Wharton, Head of Insurance Relationships at Aviva Investors, added:

“Our insurance heritage gives us a real understanding of the evolving investment and regulatory challenges faced by our clients. Scrutinising these challenges and how best to meet them will be critical in ensuring that we continue to deliver best-in-class solutions in what is a rapidly changing area.”



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Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 14 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of £348 billion as at 30 June 2018.


· Aviva provides life insurance, general insurance, health insurance and asset management to 33 million customers

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