Conning Viewpoint: Five Investment Themes to Help Insurers Navigate Challenges Amid the Shifting Credit Cycle
Matt Daly, head of Conning’s Corporate and Municipal Teams, provides an overview of strategies that may help insurers manage through the current market challenges.
Why insurers must innovate. Conning study lifts the lid on the world’s most innovative insurance market.
A new report from Conning, sponsored by Amwins, explores why demand for innovative insurance is growing in the U.S. and examines the critical role played by the excess and surplus lines (E&S) market in meeting this demand.
Conning Launches Free Stochastic Climate Scenario Data Set
Conning is pleased to announce the release of a free stochastic climate stress scenario data set for use in market risk analysis.
Conning — Property-Casualty Industry Loss Reserve Adequacy Level Barely Changed in 2021; Favorable Development in 2021 Slightly Less than in 2020
The Conning study, “2021 Property-Casualty Loss Reserves: Inflation Looming, No Time for Vacation” reviews the property-casualty industry’s loss reserve position at the end of 2021, by line of business and in total. In the study, Conning includes estimated ranges of reserve adequacy levels for the industry and for small, midsized, and large insurance companies.
Octagon's Mike Nechamkin featured on the Last Tranche
In this episode of the Last Tranche, Mike Nechamkin, chief investment officer and senior portfolio manager at Conning’s affiliate, Octagon Credit Investors, discusses the reasons he believes are behind the recovery in loan prices in recent weeks.
Quantifying the Financial Impacts of Climate Change
The growing threats of extreme weather and climate tipping points pose risks to financial markets that current climate scenarios do not capture. Conning’s new white paper, co-authored with the University of Maryland, introduces a novel approach to modeling the interaction between physical and transition risk, providing a more robust way of quantifying the possibility of financial impact.
Matt Reilly Discusses Market Volatility and Economy Uncertainty with AM Best TV
Matt Reilly, a managing director, speaks with AM Best TV about how market volatility and economic uncertainty are causing many insurers to adopt more defensive investment strategies, a move that may impact growth prospects.
Don Townswick Comments on Equity Markets in Dow Jones MarketWatch
Don Townswick Comments on Equity Markets in Dow Jones MarketWatch.
FIRM® Portfolio Analyzer wins “Life and Pensions ALM System of the Year” for the second year in a row
Conning is pleased to announce its FIRM® Portfolio Analyzer and Conning Allocation Optimizer™ have been named Life and Pensions ALM System of the Year for the second year in a row.
Conning Viewpoint: As Equity Volatility Challenges Portfolios, Modeling May Help Insurers Better Understand Equity’s Long-Term Value
Matt Reilly from Conning’s Institutional Solutions team offers insights on equity allocations among insurers and explains that equity remains an important portfolio asset, despite the recent decline in equity values and higher volatility. This is the second in the “Risk Matters” series focusing on helping insurers understand current investment risks and how modelling can help develop holistic enterprise solutions.