Sean Kurian Discusses the Pension Risk Transfer Market
Sean Kurian, Head of Institutional Solutions, comments on the pension risk transfer market in a PlanSponsor article.
Conning Viewpoint Identifies Four Municipal Bond Strategies to Help Insurers Improve Portfolio Diversification, Quality and Yield
Conning has posted a Viewpoint highlighting four municipal bond strategies that may offer insurers opportunities to improve portfolio diversification, yield and quality.
Marcus McGregor Discusses the Oil Markets in MarketWatch
Marcus McGregor, Head of Commodities Research, comments on the current state of oil markets in a MarketWatch article.
Sean Kurian Discusses the 2021 Liability-Driven Investment Survey in Chief Investment Officer
Sean Kurian, Head of Institutional Solutions, comments on the 2021 liability-driven investment survey in Chief Investment Officer.
Updated Conning Analysis of Distribution Costs Now Available to WSIA Members
The Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA) released recent results of an analysis conducted by Conning that provided an objective analysis of the distribution costs, cost structure and ratios between the wholesale and retail channels.
ESG in the Insurance Industry: Environmental and Investment Considerations for Insurers
The Conning Focus Series, “ESG in the Insurance Industry: Environmental and Investment Considerations for Insurers” examines the broad range of strategic options insurance companies are using to evaluate investments, from simple measures such as negative screens that exclude certain investments, to increasingly complex measures such as developing a proprietary ESG score, balancing the options of divesting or engaging with companies, and investing in green bonds.
Rich Sega Comments on the Upcoming Federal Reserve Chair Nomination
Rich Sega, Global Chief Investment Strategist, comments on the impending Federal Reserve chair appointment in Capital.com.
Matthew Reilly Discusses Insurer Asset Allocation Trends
Matthew Reilly, Managing Director in Conning’s Institutional Solutions group, discusses insurer asset allocation trends in a FundFire article.
Mary Pat Campbell Comments on Life Annuity Carriers' Rising Exposure to BBB Debt
Mary Pat Campbell, a vice president in Conning’s Insurance Research Group, comments on life annuity carriers’ rising exposure to BBB debt in Life Annuity Specialist.
Marcus McGregor Discusses the Current High Energy Prices in Barron’s
Marcus McGregor, Head of Commodities Research at Conning, comments on current high energy prices in a Barron’s article.