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MAY 05, 2016Conning Viewpoint - Risk Factor Investing

Most investors, including insurance companies, construct their portfolios using traditional asset classes. This approach has served institutional investors for decades, but an alternate approach using risk factors has some potential advantages due to a more granular approach.

MAY 03, 2016Conning Releases Q1 2016 State of the States Report

Conning’s latest State of the States U.S. municipal bond report shows that while state revenues have been on a steady climb since the 2008 recession, they are now showing signs of strain.

APR 26, 2016Asia Investment Grabs Big Chunk of Global P/C M&A Pie

Insurance industry M&A truly went global in 2015, and a noteworthy segment of the attention came from China and Japan. Conning summarizes the scope of this in a new report, and the author said he expects both trends to continue.

MAR 08, 2016Conning Launches Investment Solutions Business

Expands Team With Hire of Two LDI Professionals from J.P. Morgan

MAR 02, 2016What are CIOs Facing? Opportunities to Optimize Investment Performance

Conning CIO, Rich Sega, brings valuable insight into some of the challenges that CIOs are facing in this prolonged low interest rate environment, and discusses industry trends and opportunities that CIOs should consider for their portfolios.

FEB 29, 2016Joe Mayo On High Dividend Equity - Bloomberg Radio

Joe Mayo, Head of Credit Research at Conning, talks about how high dividend equities can help support portfolios in 2016 and beyond.

FEB 02, 2016Conning Completes Octagon Acquisition

Conning, today announced that it has completed the previously-announced acquisition of Octagon Credit Investors, LLC (“Octagon”).

JAN 28, 2016Conning Sees Growing Demand For Its High Dividend Equity Strategy In a Volatile Market Environment

Firm’s 5-Year U.S. High Dividend Equity Strategy Track Record Outperforms Peer Investment Strategies.

SEP 09, 2015U.S. Municipal Bonds – Opportunities for Insurers

Municipal bonds serve a variety of important purposes for insurance company portfolios. Learn what factors institutional investors should keep in mind when investing in muni bonds.

AUG 12, 2015An Opportunity For The Solar Sector: The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act

One of the key benefits of the MLP structure is that it is a publicly traded partnership combining the tax advantages of a partnership with the capital-raising and liquidity advantages of a publicly traded corporation.


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Scott Hawkins

Conning's Scott Hawkins discusses new entrants into the retirement market.

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