News

Daniel Finn Talks to InsuranceERM About the Evolution of Capital and Economic Modeling

09/12/2019

Daniel Finn, head of risk solutions at Conning, is featured in InsuranceERM on the evolution of capital and economic modeling. He highlights three main areas of focus that are shaping this evolution and how new technology is playing a role.


U.S. Cyber Insurance Market is Growing, but Can the Industry Solutions Keep Up with the Threat?

09/04/2019

Insurers continue to refine and evolve the underwriting and products for cyber threats, along with incubating an ecosystem of services.  The cyber threat, however, is evolving at a rapid pace, enhanced by the explosive growth in technology advancements, according to a new study by Conning.


Karel Citroen Talks to Bloomberg on the State of New Jersey's Current Financial Status

08/28/2019

Karel Citroen, head of municipal research at Conning, is featured in Bloomberg on New Jersey’s financial status. The state’s retirement system has only 38% of what it needs to cover what is owed in the decades ahead.


Insurance M&A Slows in 1H 2019 Following a Busy 1H 2018

08/26/2019

Leading global investment management firm Conning has issued an Insurance Insight from its Insurance Research group reviewing merger and acquisition (M&A) activity among insurers during the first six months of 2019. 


Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Insurers May Find Value, Not Price, is Best Medicine

08/23/2019

After several years of soft pricing and low but steadily increasing losses, MPL insurers must find new growth strategies as market evolves.


Paul Norris Talks to MarketWatch About the Changing Dynamics in the Mortgage Market

08/20/2019

Paul Norris, head of structured products at Conning, is featured in MarketWatch on Credit Suisse and Citigroup reentering the mortgage market, offering loan options through non-qualified (non-QM) bonds to those with less than perfect credit.


Esoteric ABS Offering a Clear Opportunity in Uncertain Times

08/13/2019

The asset-backed securities (ABS) subset known as “esoteric ABS” may sound complex but it is often backed by collateral that is easy to understand, such as commercial aircraft, railcars and shipping containers. Learning more about esoteric ABS may be rewarding: a number of esoteric ABS are currently offering yields at a premium to traditional ABS and other assets of similar quality and duration.


Life-Annuity Insurers Face Distribution Challenge in Delivering Omnichannel Capabilities

08/12/2019

The life insurance industry continues to struggle to increase policy counts, however, improving retention and deepening customer relationships can help reverse this trend along with new sales growth, according to a new study by Conning.


Economic Daily News - U.S. Second Quarter GDP is Estimated at 1.8%

07/22/2019

U.S. Second Quarter GDP is Estimated at 1.8%.


Bloomberg Markets Asia - Fed Is Trying to Avoid Being Reactive, Says Conning's Yeo

07/22/2019

Siew Mee Yeo, Asia Pacific chief investment officer at Conning, discusses Fed policy and her outlook markets.