Conning's High Dividend Equity Strategy Continues to Serve Institutional Investors Well in Volatile Times


According to Conning, high dividend equity strategies can serve institutional investors in this period of low interest rates by enhancing income and portfolio diversification along with the potential for capital appreciation. Conning’s U.S. high dividend equity strategy, which leverages the firm’s deep investment research capabilities, was introduced by Conning 10 years ago.

Conning Q&A: Structured Securities May Reward Patient Investors if Economy Continues to Improve in 2021


Conning has posted a Q&A examining the state of structured securities as the new year begins. Economic growth could reward investors in the asset class as the year progresses, and there may be select opportunities in CMBS.

Rich Sega Featured in Insurance Asset Risk


Global Chief Investment Strategist Rich Sega looks ahead to what 2021 may have in store for the markets in a recent Insurance Asset Risk newsletter.

Cindy Beaulieu Discusses Client Concerns as the Economy Rebounds From the Pandemic


Cindy Beaulieu, managing director and Chair of the Investment Policy Committee, spoke with S&P Global Market Intelligence about client concerns as the economy rebounds from the effects of the pandemic. 

Conning ConnText Podcast Offers Insight on 2021 Markets, Trends in Insurance Company Portfolio Management


Conning has posted its latest Conning ConnText quarterly podcast, examining the state of capital and investment markets and the potential impact of the Biden administration and a new Congress. The podcast also reviews how these larger trends may impact investment sectors and the firm’s views on managing its insurance company clients’ investment portfolios.

The Role Fixed Income Plays in Institutional Investors’ Portfolios


Matt Daly, Head of Corporate and Municipal Teams, discusses fixed income in a special report with CIO magazine. 

Scott Hawkins Featured in January Best's Review


Scott Hawkins, a director in Insurance Research, speaks with Bests Review about how insurers are developing annuity products in response to consumers’ growing desire for greater upside exposure while managing their own exposures to historically low interest rates.

The Growing Role of ESG Practices in Insurers' Investments


Sean Kurian, Head of Institutional Solutions, shares insight on the growing role of ESG practices in insurers’ investments with Insurance Asset Risk.

Paul Norris On Esoteric ABS Performance During the Pandemic


Paul Norris, Head of Structured Products, shares insight with InsuranceNewsNet on esoteric asset-backed securities performance during the pandemic.

Rich Sega Featured in Barron's on the Current State of U.S.-China Trade Relations


Rich Sega, Global Chief Investment Strategist, commented on U.S.-China trade relations in this Barron’s article about China’s antitrust investigation of e-commerce giant Alibaba.