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  • Conning Appoints Owais Rana as Managing Director, Head of Pensions & Liability-Driven Investment (LDI) Solutions

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  • Conning To Acquire Octagon Credit Investors

    Adds expertise across a broad range of leading specialized credit strategies


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  • Cathay Life Insurance Co., Ltd Completes Conning Acquisition

    The transaction provides complete continuity for Conning and its clients.


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  • Beyond RBC - Rethinking ORSA for Competitive Advantage

    This whitepaper examines the limitations of the Risk Based Capital (RBC) model and demonstrates the advantages of Economic Capital Models (ECM) as a better, alternative tool for risk management.

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Conning Highlights

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.

AUG 06, 2015Conning Builds Strong Case for Portfolio Diversification for Property-Casualty Insurers

With Stagnant Investment Income, Insurers Need to Examine Asset Allocation Strategies

AUG 04, 2015Conning's Bradford: We are in the Late Stages of the Credit Cycle

Woody Bradford, CEO and president of Conning, discusses with A.M. Best how insurers are increasingly focusing on ways to tie together risk management with their capital management.

JUN 24, 2015InsurerAM: Q&A on Municipals

Alex McCallum of InsurerAM discusses municipals with Conning's Paul Mansour

JUN 23, 2015Voicing a View - The Rise of Custom Calibrations in Economic Scenario Generators

Custom Economic Scenario Generator calibrations are becoming the norm. This whitepaper discusses issues critical to insurers and pension plans.


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