In this insight, we focus on Commercial Ground Rents (CGR) – a private market asset class that satisfies many of the investment needs revealed by life insurers in our survey. UK life insurers have invested over £500 million into CGRs over 2023 and in our experience, interest in this asset class is accelerating. We explore why European insurers should consider investing in CGRs. We do this by introducing the asset class and discussing characteristics that are attractive to insurers.
This insight looks at why investment in greenfield projects in the UK is important in the renewable energy transition.