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Insurance Asset Management

Delivering Customized Solutions

At AllianceBernstein, we have a long history of managing portfolios for insurers. Our clients receive high-touch service from a team of dedicated insurance professionals combined with local expertise in every region. Together, we deliver customized solutions that meet the needs and address the complexities of insurance companies.


Our Latest Insurance Insights

Broad Solutions to Meet Your Unique Needs

Embrace the New Core

  • Emerging-Market Debt
  • High Yield/Leveraged Loans
  • Investment-Grade Credit
  • Municipals
  • Securitized Assets

Tap the Illiquidity Premium

  • Commercial Real Estate Debt
  • Middle Market Lending
  • Private Placements

Enhance Equity Exposure

Long Only

  • Low Volatility
  • High Conviction
  • Thematic Equities

Long Short

  • Arya
  • CAS
  • Merger Arb

Helping Insurers Stay Ahead of What's Next

Expansive Global Resources and Insurance Expertise Help Us Deliver What Matters to Clients

Insurance Is Part of Our DNA

  • 40 years of experience managing insurance assets
  • Insurance is nearly one-third of our US$779 Billion total AUM

Insurance Solutions Customized to Your Needs

  • Tailored and customized insurance solutions
  • High-touch engagement model with insurance reporting

Global Reach and Local Presence

  • Global insurance team with local expertise in each region
  • Collaboration with AB’s global resources, including 215 research analysts and 137 portfolio managers
Global Market Expertise Chart
Client Domicile Percent of Total
Insurance AUM
General Account (%) Separate Account/
Unit Linked (%)
Americas 81% 57% 43%
Asia-Pacific 10 40 60
EMEA 9 67 33

*Includes US$127,421 million in assets managed on behalf of the Equitable
As of December 31, 2021.
Source: AB

Collective Insights, Client-Tailored Portfolios

Insights into Action

1. Best Ideas

We leverage our best investment thinking and portfolio-management expertise across asset classes and regional capital markets

2. Filter

We use an insurance-sensitive lens to address each client's individual capital consumption and accounting requirements

3. Construct

We construct an optimal solution that reflects each client's unique risk/return preferences

Navigating Uncertain Times

Insights from Our Insurance Experts & Investment Professionals


Pushing on an open door.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had historic—and nearly immediate—repercussions for society, the global economy and policy. The after effects will last for many years, reinforcing long-term trends including deglobalization, populism and mounting debt. How will governments tackle the debt overhang—and how do these trends impact our macro views?

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EM Investment Grade

Improved Fundamentals, Wider Spreads

With unprecedented policy support once again slashing developed-market government bond yields, insurance investors may be questioning emerging-market (EM) fundamentals, their relative spread valuations and whether they’re attractive based on risk-adjusted returns. Is EM investment-grade credit still worthwhile?



CRTs Price Dislocation

2020 Isn't 2008

CRTs have been a big headline so far this year. Michael Canter, Director of Securitized Assets and Peter Cornax, Senior Insurance Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager – Credit, explain why 2020’s market turbulence isn’t a repeat of what we saw in 2008—and why we believe CRTs continue to possess solid fundamentals at attractive valuations.



Responsible Investing Isn’t Just a Buzzword

At AB, it’s part of who we are: a responsible firm with a deep research culture that has fully integrated environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in our investing process. Using our expertise, we’ve developed innovative, responsible investment solutions to help clients invest with purpose.

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Faster, Smarter, More Efficient Bond Investing Goes Digital

Bond investing is going digital. Find out how fixed-income managers who are integrating technology into their processes will be able to move from great ideas to executed trades faster and with better results than those who stick with the analog status quo.

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