Through its role as a leading provider of independent information, both ratings and other assessment and comparative data, AKG regularly appears across trade and national publications. AKG enjoys a particularly high profile with intermediary firms and product providers and other key bodies.
A roundup of appearances is provided here for reference.
In the absence of materials towards the sector, AKG have released a Solvency II Guide for financial advisers...
Actuarial and consultancy firm AKG has produced a report into offshore with-profits bonds which looks at, among other things, the long term performance of the products from eight life offices.
As the platform market continues to develop, could M&A activity be on the horizon?
Financial strength is key in selecting a platform partner
The impact of political 'games' on financial service providers
A Farewell to Commission - the Provider RDR Journey
Guy Vanner says "Don't expect bonuses to rise anytime soon, as companies seek to distribute any improved returns through final bonuses"
With profits - 'the financial equivalent of a cassette player'
Novia hits 1bn in assets and boosts financial strength rating
Reference to AKG financial strength ratings for platforms and their key importance - incorporation in new report.
Life company platform providers have defended their business models after financial reports claimed AXA, Standard Life and Old Mutual injected a combined £225 million to support loss-making offerings.
Comment on With-Profits
Reference to options regarding with-profits funds
In light of the growing importance of Platforms and the transformation that this is bringing to the financial services market in the UK, there is an increasing demand from intermediaries in particular for such assessment... With photograph of Guy Vanner
Reference to AKG Platform
AKG's Managing Director Guy Vanner says 'There may be an upturn in some payments, but you are not going to see any spectacular rises in with-profits endowment payouts'
Reference to AKG role in the due diligence assessment of alternative investment providers.
Comment from AKG's Guy Vanner on the development of longevity as an asset class.
Data from AKG UK Life Office With Profits Report and comment from AKG managing director, Guy Vanner, on closed funds and their asset mixes.