Conning’s Corporate Pension Annual Review: 2022 - PRTs and Rising Interest Rates Drive Funding Status

05/05/2023

Conning releases its 2022 annual pension plans review looking into the current state of Corporate Pension Plans in the U.S.


Michael Gibbons Discusses the Municipal Bond Market with Reorg

05/05/2023

Michael Gibbons, a managing director who leads municipal bond strategy and trading, discusses the municipal bond market on Reorg’s podcast, The Reorg Primary View


Conning ConnText Podcast: Regional Banks Add to Economic Challenges Due to Rising Interest Rates, Potential Legislation and Real Estate Holdings

05/01/2023

In the Conning ConnText podcast for the second quarter, Rich Sega, Global Chief Investment Strategist, discusses interest rates, bank failures and market challenges in 2023. He is joined by Matt Daly, who heads Conning’s corporate and municipal credit research teams and offers insights on the banking sector, concerns about potential new legislation, and the economic impact.


Smart Home Technology Shows Increasing Potential to Transform Homeowners Insurance Industry

04/11/2023

Conning releases study reviewing what makes a smart home and why insurers are now focusing on the impact those homes can have on their business.


Conning Completes Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Pearlmark, a Specialized Commercial Real Estate Investment Firm

03/29/2023

Conning has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in Pearlmark Real Estate, L.L.C., a Chicago-based specialist investment manager of commercial real estate debt and equity strategies with experience in serving insurance companies and other institutional investors.


Growing Demand for In-Plan Annuities Creates Opportunity for Insurers

03/17/2023

Conning releases study looking into the current state of income (in)security for Americans and the U.S. insurance industry’s opportunity to supplement retiree income gaps through annuities.


Conning Named “Insurance Asset Manager of the Year” in the 2023 InsuranceERM Awards—UK & Europe

03/09/2023

Conning is pleased to announce that it has been named Insurance Asset Manager of the Year in the 2023 InsuranceERM Awards—UK & Europe. Program judges were impressed that Conning has enhanced its ESG methodology to ensure portfolios are fully compliant. 


Conning wins “Third-Party Risk Solutions Provider of the Year” in the 2023 InsuranceERM Awards—UK & Europe

03/01/2023

Conning is pleased to announce that it has been named Third-Party Risk Solutions Provider of the Year in the 2023 InsuranceERM Awards—UK & Europe. 


Matt Lightwood Discusses Climate Change Economic Scenarios in American Banker

02/13/2023

In an American Banker article, Matt Lightwood, Director of Risk Solutions, discusses the need for a VaR approach to modeling climate change’s effects on the economy.


Conning Announces its Newest Strategic Report - Global Mergers & Acquisitions in the Insurance Industry: 2022 Insurer Edition

02/09/2023

The Conning study, “Global Mergers & Acquisitions in the Insurance Industry: 2022 Insurer Edition” tracks both U.S. and non-U.S. insurer M&A activity across property-casualty, life-annuity, and health insurance sectors.