Payden & Rygel strengthens insurance-investment team with Niall Clifford as SVP

Payden & Rygel strengthens insurance-investment team with Niall Clifford as SVP

Niall Clifford has been appointed Senior Vice President (SVP) at Payden & Rygel, one of the largest privately-owned global investment advisers, as part of the company’s London-based insurance-investment team expansion.

Payden & Rygel strengthens insurance-investment team with Niall Clifford as SVPAs SVP, Clifford will be working with institutional investors to create bespoke solutions designed to enhance investment results by leveraging Payden’s spectrum of customised strategies.

He will have a particular focus on helping insurance companies to improve their risk-adjusted returns consistent with their risk appetite, capital position, as well as accounting and liquidity considerations.

The executive, who has over two decades of experience working with insurance companies, is joining Payden & Rygel from Mercer, where he was a Principal in Mercer’s Insurance Solutions Team.

Prior to Mercer, Clifford served as Principal Advisor (Senior Manager) at KPMG for two years. Before that, he served as MAnager at Deloitte for three years.

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Commenting on his appointment, Niall Clifford said: “I am very pleased to have joined Payden & Rygel and am looking forward to putting my experience to work to support the development of the firm’s insurance-investment business in the UK and Continental Europe.

“With interest rates as they are, this is an exciting time to be working with one of the leading providers of fixed-income solutions to the institutional investment community”.

Eric Delomier, Director, stated: “Payden has maintained strong and active relationships within the insurance sector for many years and manages in excess of $26bn in specialised mandates.

“Most recently, we were proud to have been selected by Lloyd’s of London to manage a new USD Enhanced Yield Liquidity Fund – the first liquid fixed income strategy available on the Lloyd’s investment platform. We welcome Niall whose in-depth actuarial expertise makes an important contribution to the strength of our insurance-investment team.”

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