GLOBAL - Axa, Europe's second-biggest insurer, said its funds investing in catastrophe bonds and other insurance-linked securities may more than triple their assets in the next five years, helped by demand from pension managers.
"I have a lot more direct meetings with chief investment officers of pension funds than in the past," Christophe Fritsch, head of insurance-linked securities at Axa Investment Managers, the asset-management...
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