• Woody Bradford Interviews with FundFire

    Insurers Seek External Managers in "New Frontier"

    “Insurers are facing new challenges of low rates and regulations in the post-financial crisis world and are looking outside for help where they don't have the expertise”

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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 to Acquire Insurance Asset Management Business From Brookfield Investment Management

    Conning to add experienced investment team and increase assets under management, reinforcing its leadership in insurance asset management

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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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  • Toa Re America CEO Ed Stanco Discusses his Experience with Conning and Milliman

    Conning and Milliman worked together to build a strategic asset allocation model for Toa Re, which gave the reinsurer a fuller understanding of its return on assets relative to whole company risk

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  • Conning Announces Working Capital Finance Investment Strategy For U.S. Insurers

    Conning is committed to identifying asset classes that can enhance risk-adjusted returns and portfolio diversification for insurers, while addressing their unique constraints. Part of an approximately $4 trillion-plus market generally known as trade finance or trade credit, Working Capital Finance Investment programs are private placements of pools of corporate trade receivables that offer higher yields than corporate instruments of similar quality and duration.

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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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  • Conning Understands the Unique Risks Facing Insurance Companies

    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

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

MAR 06, 2014United Way Best of Awards Honor Companies' Support of Community

Conning was presented with the "Best Mobilization of Volunteers" award by the United Way of Central and Eastern Connecticut

FEB 27, 2014Insurers Embrace U.S. High Dividend Equity Strategies

Conning’s U.S. high dividend equity strategy focuses on companies with strong balance sheets in sectors that will allow them to maintain their dividend payouts in periods of economic uncertainty and increase dividends as the economy strengthens

FEB 21, 2014Woody Bradford Interviews with FundFire: Insurers Reallocate Assets Cautiously

Asset allocation by insurance companies has stayed fairly consistent on the macro level over the past five years, says Woody Bradford, CEO of Conning during a recent interview with Fundfire

JAN 07, 2014Press Release: Conning Announces Working Capital Finance Investment Strategy For U.S. Insurers

The demand for privately-accessed capital makes Working Capital Finance Investments an attractive, relatively low-risk and highly customizable asset class for insurers seeking higher-yielding short-term investment options.

DEC 12, 2013Insurance & Technology: 6 FAQs about Financial Risk Models Answered

Sherry Manetta discusses how models are helping insurers make sound investment decisions and predict risks.


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