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ECONOMY | 19.11.2020

Coronavirus: financial analysis XXXIII

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 MAPFRE Economics releases interactive tools with global data for the insurance sector

 MAPFRE Economics, MAPFRE’s research service, has used an exclusive database to create a series of interactive tools that facilitates enhancing knowledge of the insurance sector worldwide. At the moment, tools related to the rankings of European and Latin American insurance groups are available, with more indices set to be added in the coming months.

MAPFRE acquires a historic building in London through its real estate fund with GLL 

MAPFRE has purchased an office building from British Land in the London neighborhood of Fitzrovia, home to many of the UK capital’s main technology players. The acquisition was made through the vehicle it launched at the beginning of 2018 with the German fund manager GLL, a subsidiary of Macquarie, and with which the Group intends to invest 300 million euros. 

“The best way to ride out the volatility is to invest in diversified, global multi-themes”

In an interview with Estrategias de Inversión, César Gimeno, US equities and multi-asset manager at MAPFRE AM, explains where to find value over the coming twelve months. In addition, he analyzes the technology, health and investment sectors against ESG criteria, which have surged to the fore this year.

 What is the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and what does it measure?

MAPFRE has retained its place in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the third consecutive year, thanks to its commitment to balancing the needs of people and the planet. In this article, we tell you what the index is all about, what exactly it measures and the criteria for gaining entry to this exclusive club.

“The market is now going in the direction investors are expecting or even hoping for”

During his regular interview with Radio Intereconomía, Alberto Matellán, chief economist at MAPFRE Inversión, explains the reasons for the latest stock market rises, which are driven by a change in investors’ perception of the pandemic. As is customary, he also offers some recommendations for retail investors.

The role of the institutional investor in impact investing

It’s not enough to just promote socially responsible investment – measuring the impact of the actions you take is critical. Alberto Matellán explains MAPFRE’s relationship with impact investment at a forum organized by SpainSif, noting that the group collaborates in research projects with academic institutions, which has an impact on both products and investment strategy.

Vicente del Bosque: “People with disabilities make the atmosphere inside a company better”

The MAPFRE Sustainable Finance Observatory recently held its second online conference with one of its members, in this case, the Pontifical University of Salamanca. Vicente del Bosque, former national coach of the Spanish football team, was the guest of honor to discuss “Sustainable Finance: its role in Disability and Sport” with Alberto Matellán, chief economist at MAPFRE Inversión, and Luis García, a manager at MAPFRE AM.