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Conning Industry Outlook Helps Ready Insurers for 2020 Business, Investment Challenges

02/20/2020

Conning has produced an industry outlook webinar analyzing challenges that U.S. insurers face in 2020, both in their business and in managing their investment portfolios. The outlook highlights that, while the environment for property-casualty insurers is relatively more favorable than the one for life-annuity companies, both face many challenges as competition remains intense.


Creditflux Podcast on the Challenges in the Loan Market and CLOs

02/18/2020

Gretchen Lam of Octagon Credit Investors, a Conning affiliate, participated in a recent podcast with Creditflux on the tightening of liability spreads, challenges in the loan market and CLOs.


The Conning Focus Series

02/06/2020

Conning is pleased to introduce its inaugural Focus Series, a new digital product designed to get to the core of an issue or trend quickly. The Focus Series delivers valuable content into clear digestible insights and streamlined supporting details. Conning will issue several Focus Series throughout the year, including multiple volumes within the same sector.


The E&S Market in the U.S. is Booming, But For How Much Longer?

01/27/2020

The current growth spurt in the U.S. E&S market began in 2018, gained steam in 2019, and is poised to continue in 2020, according to a new study by Conning.


Chasing Yield Through BBBs is Hiking Insurer Credit Risk

01/23/2020

Conning’s Mary Pat Campbell and Cynthia Beaulieu discuss insurance asset-allocation trends, the concerns of rising exposure to riskier bonds, and how portfolio diversification can help improve income and reduce risk.


Corporate Pensions Hit Highest Funded Status Since 2007

01/22/2020

Sean Kurian, head of institutional solutions, was featured in FundFire on the strong funding status of corporate pensions at the end of 2019


Don Townswick Shares Insight on Where He Thinks the Market Is Headed With ETF Trends

01/16/2020

Don Townswick, director of equity strategies, shares insight with ETF Trends on the current shift in oil prices due to tensions with Iran and where the market could be headed. 


Conning Featured in Insurance Asset Risk

01/14/2020

Conning was featured in Insurance Asset Risk on its significant growth in managing investment portfolios for insurance companies.


Money Matters: The Investment Strategist View for 2020

01/13/2020

Rich Sega shares his thoughts on the 2020 investment outlook with Reactions, which gathered the views of investment industry leaders on the new year.


The Digital Transformation of Data Analytics in Insurance

01/10/2020

Rich Sega, Global Chief Investment Strategist, shares his views on how the insurance sector will adapt to increasing tech innovations with Insurance Business