Conning Webinar Offers Outlook on Capital Markets & the Insurance Industry

February 21, 2021

to Help Insurers Build Business and Investment Strategies for 2021 and Beyond

HARTFORD, CT – February 21, 2021 –Leading global investment management firm Conning has posted a webinar that features several of the company’s experts offering insights on the key issues affecting both the insurance industry and capital markets. The aim is to help insurers develop business and investment strategies for 2021 and the years ahead.


The webinar “Outlook 2021: New Challenges for a New Year” featured thought leaders from both Conning’s insurance industry research and asset management groups.


Steve Webersen, Head of Insurance Research, focuses on challenges in the property/casualty market, while Scott Hawkins from Insurance Research examines the life/annuity business landscape. For the capital markets, Cindy Beaulieu, Head of Conning’s Investment Policy Committee, offers an overview of the many factors affecting the investment landscape and highlights the firm’s view of a number of asset classes that are common to insurance portfolios. Finally, Don Townswick, who heads equity strategies for Conning, provides insight on the dynamics driving equity markets.


The webinar can be viewed in its entirety as well as in chapters by subject.

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Conning (www.conning.comis a leading investment management firm with approximately $198 billion in global assets under management as of December 31, 2020.* With a long history of serving the insurance industry, Conning supports institutional investors, including insurers and pension plans, with investment solutions, risk modeling software, and industry research. Founded in 1912, Conning has investment centers in Asia, Europe and North America. 

*As of December 31, 2020, represents the combined global assets under management for the affiliated firms under Conning Holdings Limited and Cathay Securities Investment Trust Co., Ltd. ("SITE"). SITE reports internally into Conning Asia Pacific Limited but is a separate legal entity under Cathay Financial Holding Co. Ltd. which is the ultimate controlling parent of all Conning Holdings Limited Controlled entities.


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