Yoshida and Conning Sign Agreement To Collaborate On Software Distribution In Japan
Yoshida & Co., Ltd. and Conning have agreed to collaborate on opportunities to introduce Conning’s award-winning GEMS® Economic Scenario Generator software and GEMS® scenario files to clients in Japan.
Conning Launches New Cloud-Enabled Investment Optimizer
Conning’s new cloud-enabled Investment Optimizer (Cloud-IO) is a next-generation tool enabling institutional asset owners, investment managers, and retail fund managers to identify optimal investment strategies. Cloud-IO harnesses the power of cloud computing for greater speed and more detailed analyses, all while helping companies manage their critical IT resources.
Conning Named "Risk Management Firm of the Year" by Insurance Asia News
Conning has been awarded “Risk Management Firm of the Year” by Insurance Asia News in its 2020 Institutional Asset Management Awards.
Conning Increases Strategic Investment in Global Evolution
Conning, a leading global investment management firm, and Global Evolution, a premier specialist investment manager of emerging and frontier market debt strategies, today announced the completion of an increase to Conning’s ownership investment in Global Evolution to a majority interest.
Conning Awarded Insurance Asset Manager of the Year and Best Stress Test Scenario Package by InsuranceERM
Conning was named “Insurance Asset Manager of the Year” and also cited for having the “Best Stress Test Scenario Package” by InsuranceERM magazine in its 2020 Americas Awards program. The program aims to recognize people and companies making outstanding contributions to enterprise risk management.
Conning Recognized by 2020 InsuranceERM Americas Awards for Quality of Investment and Software Offerings for Insurers
Conning was named “Insurance Asset Manager of the Year” and awarded “Best Stress Test Scenario Package” in the 2020 InsuranceERM Americas Awards.
Conning Named Technology Provider of the Year by MoneyAge
Conning was named Technology Provider of the Year by MoneyAge in its 2020 Asset Management Awards, recognized for providing a wide range of solutions to insurance and pension firms with its FIRM® Portfolio Analyzer and Investment Optimizer tools.
The State of the States in a Pandemic: Conning’s 2020 Municipal Credit Report
Conning changed its outlook to negative from stable on state credit quality. While state credit quality in 2019 was the strongest it had been in a decade, the COVID-19 pandemic will force states to make difficult budget decisions and possibly dip into reserves to address shortfalls.
Conning Sees Opportunities in Credit Despite Cycle’s Move into “Repair” Stage
The Conning Viewpoint, A Search for Credit Opportunities Amid Downgrades and Fallen Angels, examines how the COVID-19 pandemic struck fast and deep in credit markets, leading to a significant number of downgrades and record new issuance by investment grade (IG) firms. New debt and the expected lower earnings will likely weaken credit ratings, and IG issuers rated BBB – about half of the Bloomberg Barclays Investment Grade Index – face the risk of being downgraded to high yield.
Clear Path Analysis - Pension Plan De-Risking, North America 2020 Report
In the foreword to the Clear Path Analysis “Pension De-Risking North America 2020 Report,” Conning’s Sean Kurian outlines why it’s never too late to consider a disciplined de-risking strategy to help navigate a defined benefit plan’s inevitable peaks and troughs.