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Insurance Companies Investments in ETFs

What's driving the increased use of ETFs in general accounts? And what's behind the big uptick in insurers' use of fixed income ETFs? Participants from the Greenwich Associates study — from life (42%) and property & casualty (38%) companies as well as health and reinsurance — weigh in.

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Resources to guide your decision making

  • 3 Key Takeaways

    Access our one-page research summary.

  • NAIC Designations

    Consult the SPDR® ETF Listing for Insurance Companies.

  • Systematic Value

    Check our math on adjusting book value based on differences between forward looking cash flows and fund distributions.

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    Relevant SPDR ETFs

  1. FLRN

    NAIC 1

    For short-term liquidity needs and potential risk mitigation, floating rate investment-grade notes may provide some yield, but at a lower duration risk than fixed rate exposures.

  2. SPIB

    NAIC 2

    Provides a more targeted exposure to the intermediate corporate bond segment by focusing on the 1-10 year maturity bucket.

  3. SRLN

    NAIC 4

    An actively managed senior loan portfolio that monitors credit quality rather than following a passive loan index that does not emphasize credit selection.

State Street Global Advisors

A leader in fixed income index investing

  • $423 B

    in fixed income assets

  • 23 yrs.

    of bond index investing

  • 100+

    active and passive fixed
    income strategies

State Street Global Advisors as of December 31, 2018.

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