• Conning and World Risk and Insurance News launch new video series: “Connecting with Conning”

    The new video series will feature Conning leaders discussing topics such as investment strategies and new research and trends affecting decision-making in the insurance industry.

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  • Emerging Markets: Conning's perspective

    “As a means to enhance investment portfolio diversification, emerging markets offer a solution that can focus on risk-adjusted returns on capital, enhance income in a low rate environment, and fit within a constantly evolving regulatory framework. Conning’s global approach recognizes these fundamental needs of the insurance industry.”

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  • The Importance of Risk Attribution

    "A rigorous approach to risk attribution increases the ability of an organization to understand and articulate risk-adjusted measures of performance, and has become an important tool for senior leadership to effectively manage their company."

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  • Essential Features of a Good Economic Scenario Generator(ESG)

    "An economic scenario generator (ESG) simulates future paths of economies and financial markets and illuminates the nature of risk elements within the economy that drive financial variability. A well designed ESG is critical for insurers to identify and manage the internal and external risks to their organizations."

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  • Conning and CCAM awarded Best Risk Management Technology by Asia Asset Management Magazine

    Conning’s team was recognized for its dedication to providing solutions for the insurance industry’s risk management needs

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  • Conning is one of the leading global insurance asset managers

    Our investment professionals adhere to a consistent, disciplined investment philosophy that is supported by our research and extensive market experience.

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    We offer analytical expertise and advanced modeling capabilities to support our clients' strategic financial goals.

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  • Conning's Insurance Industry Research Drives Strategic Planning

    Leading insurers and service firms to the industry rely on Conning's analyses to make smarter, more informed decisions about their business.

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Conning Highlights

OCT 15, 2014Treading Water

Conning's Ken Griffin discusses investment tactics for a low interest rate environment with Best's Review.

 
OCT 14, 2014Replicating Portfolios Revisited

This Conning-Milliman paper takes a deeper look at the replicating portfolios method and how it can be enhanced to achieve better solutions to the approximation problem. Two methods allowing for a robust and reliable calibration of replicating portfolios are discussed.

 
SEP 10, 2014Viewpoint: Tax Advantaged Securities for Health Insurance Companies

Tax-exempt municipal securities play an important role in the investment portfolios for non-life companies, including health companies. The benefit of investing in tax-exempt municipal securities depends on a company’s tax status.

 
JUL 23, 2014Viewpoint: U.S. Investment Grade Corporate Credit; 7th Inning Stretch or Bottom of the 9th?

The corporate market has gone nearly full circle in the past decade, and investors find themselves in an environment that looks disturbingly similar to 2005-2006. This paper will discuss Conning's concept of a recurring corporate credit "cycle," where we currently are in the cycle and what to expect going forward.

 
JUL 23, 2014Viewpoint: Quantitative Tightening?

The Fed announced in December 2013 that it would begin to reduce its monthly purchases. Without QE, does the Fed now transition to its historical role of controlling the economy by manipulating the Federal Funds Target rate? Is this the end of the history book or just the beginning of the next chapter: Quantitative Tightening?

 
JUN 17, 2014Bests Review-Searching for Yield

Rich Sega discusses with A.M. Best the ways in which insurers are searching for yield in reaction to the prolonged low interest rate environment

 
MAY 14, 2014Latest Semi-Annual State of the States Municipal Credit Report and Rankings

Conning has changed its outlook on state credit quality from stable to improving in the latest Municipal Credit Research State of the States report.

 
APR 15, 2014Conning’s Revamped European Insurance Asset Management Strategy

Russell Busst discusses the opportunities and challenges facing the practice of insurance investment in Europe with IAM

 
MAR 27, 2014Toa Reinsurance Case Study Video

Toa Reinsurance's CEO, Ed Stanco discusses his experience with Conning and Milliman

 

Conning is a global provider of asset management, risk management, capital management and industry research services for insurance companies.

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