Demographic Trends Shape Life Settlement
Scott Hawkins, director, insurance research, Conning, said many aging baby boomers will likely turn to life settlements to help with long-term care and health needs.
Rich Sega (CIO), featured in Insurance Asset Risk
Rich Sega has been driving Conning towards a more diversified asset base to meet the challenges that US insurers face in the low yield environment. He talks to Sarfraz Thind about the shifting demands of US insurers.
Commercial Automobile Insurance - Fix Me, Please
The commercial automobile insurance line has been suffering for five years, and has yet to show significant improvement, despite insurer efforts, according to a new study by Conning.
Does the U.S. Dollar Have Further to Fall?
Marc Franklin, Asia-Pacific portfolio manager at Conning, discusses the weakness in the U.S. dollar, his outlook for risk assets this year and how markets move on Trump's tweets. He speaks to Bloomberg's Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Conning Launches LDI Pooled Fund Suite - Pension Team Prepared to Offer Comprehensive, Custom Solutions
Conning, a leading global investment manager serving institutional investors, today announced the launch of an innovative pooled fund suite focused solely on liability-driven investment (LDI) solutions for U.S. corporate pension plans.
Conning Launches Second Series of CLO-Focused Separately Managed Accounts
Conning, a leading global investment management firm, has announced the recent launch of the second series of CLOQ (“CLOQ 2”), its separately managed accounts focused on investment grade tranches of collateralized loan obligations (“CLOs”). This mandate, sub-advised by Octagon Credit Investors, LLC (“Octagon”), a specialized credit manager and Conning subsidiary, follows the initial series launched earlier this year.
Conning Wins Insurance ERM Award for Best Insurance Asset Manager of the Year
At a time when underwriting profitability is challenged by low growth in developed economies, insurers have become more reliant on the performance of their investments to generate profitability. Against this backdrop, Conning has successfully been delivering customised investment solutions for insurance clients with the industry’s unique investment needs in mind, such as sustainable and tax efficient income, muted volatility and efficient use of capital.
Conning’s GEMS® Software Receives Best Economic Scenario Generator Award from Risk.net for Fourth Time in Six Years
Conning, a leading global provider of risk and capital management software and advisory solutions to the insurance and pension industries, has received the award for Best Economic Scenario Generator (ESG) in Risk.net’s 2016 Buy-Side Awards.
Conning Sees Continued Interest in Mid-Stream MLPs Given Long-Term Growth Opportunities
Institutional investors, including insurers and pensions, continue to increase allocations to Master Limited Partnership (MLP) strategies in their search for yield in the current low interest rate environment.