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Insight Investment

PRI reporting framework 2018

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

Further options for investment managers (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.3. Additional information. [Optional]

Insight[1] is one of Europe’s largest investment managers[2] responsible for £585bn[3] in assets under management (AUM) across fixed income, risk management strategies including liability-driven investment (LDI) and currency risk management, absolute return and multi-asset capabilities.

Based in London, Insight is a specialist asset manager with a global network of operations in the UK, US, Japan and Australia. Our clients include pension funds, corporates, local authorities, insurers, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers, financial institutions and supranationals.

At the heart of our investment philosophy is a desire to offer clients innovative yet practical solutions. To achieve this, we combine expertise, strength and depth of knowledge with innovation across a broad range of asset classes and the risk/return spectrum to offer our clients complete flexibility; an essential tool in delivering tailored client solutions. A team-oriented approach is the lynchpin of our business and means that we can draw on the in-house expertise of high calibre professionals at any time. Our investment professionals are specialists in their field meaning we have the right people doing the right jobs for our clients.

[1] Insight is the corporate brand for certain companies operated by Insight Investment Management Limited (IIML). Insight includes, among others, Insight Investment Management (Global) Limited (IIMG), Insight Investment International Limited (IIIL), Cutwater Asset Management Corp. (CAMC), Cutwater Investor Services Corp. (CISC) and Insight North America LLC (INA), each of which provides asset management services.

[2] Source: IPE, ‘Top 400 Asset Managers’ survey, June 2017. Insight is ranked third out of the top 120 European institutional managers by total AUM for external Europe-domiciled institutional clients.

[3] Data as at 31 December 2017. AUM are represented by the value of cash securities and other economic exposure managed for clients.


OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

United Kingdom

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

757. FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

Data for FTE is provided as at 31 December 2017.

Includes employees of our affiliates INA, CAMC and CISC, each of which provides asset management services as part of Insight, the corporate brand for certain companies operated by IIML.

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year, Exclude subsidiaries you have chosen not to report on and any advisory/execution only assets.

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

Represents the AUM of Insight as defined earlier. AUM are represented by the value of cash securities and other economic exposure managed for clients.

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity <10% 0.4 0 0
Fixed income 10-50% 20.8 0 0
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify >50% 71 0 0
Other (2), specify <10% 7.8 0 0

'Other (1)' specified

          Represents AUM for liability-driven investment (LDI)

'Other (2)' specified

          Represents AUM for currency management, multi-asset and real assets.

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Not Applicable)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market (Private)