Industry Recap: Surprises Dashed 2022 Growth Hopes, But Will 2023 Be Better?


Insurers’ positive expectations for 2022 were quickly dashed by a harsh new reality: global unrest, rampant inflation, lingering pandemic conditions and recessionary concerns. Financial results and growth prospects struggled. Will the 2023 environment be better? On December 8, Scott Hawkins and Rich Sega will give a year-end insurance industry wrap up and discuss insights on 2023 opportunities part of ACLI’s 2022 Webinar Series moderated by Sunny Wadhwa.

Matt Daly Discusses Corporate Credit Market Opportunities in Podcast


Matt Daly was featured on the podcast discussing the credit cycle and opportunities in the corporate credit market. 

Rich Sega On What Recession Would Mean for Insurance Investment Managers


Rich Sega, Global Chief Investment Strategist, discusses what a potential recession could mean for insurance portfolio managers in an Insurance Business article.

Cindy Beaulieu Discusses U.S. Mid-Term Elections in Insurance Asset Risk


Cindy Beaulieu, Chair of Conning’s Investment Policy Committee, spoke with Insurance Asset Risk about the recent U.S. midterm elections.

Scott Hawkins Discusses the 2023 Forecast for the Life Insurance Industry


Scott Hawkins, Managing Director and Head of Conning’s Insurance Research group, discusses the 2023 forecast for the life insurance industry with Life Annuity Specialist

Conning to Acquire Pearlmark, a Specialized Commercial Real Estate Investment Firm


Conning and Pearlmark Real Estate, L.L.C. today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Conning & Company to acquire a majority stake in Pearlmark.

Marcus McGregor Talks Winter Energy Outlook in Bloomberg


Marcus McGregor, Head of Commodities Research, comments on the winter energy outlook in Bloomberg.

Stronger Life Settlement Growth Continues Despite Current Economic Turbulence


The Conning study, “Life Settlements: Growing Through Turbulence” analyzes Covid-19’s impact on the life settlement market and asset class. The study reviews the current market for life settlements and presents our forecast for 2022 - 2031. Further, the study analyzes the performance of insurers targeted by life settlements investors.

William Pitt Discusses Managing General Agents on AM Best TV


William Pitt, a director in Conning’s Insurance Research group, is featured on AM Best TV discussing managing general agents. 

Paul Norris Discusses Mortgage Debt as Recession Fears Increase


Paul Norris, Head of Structured Products, comments on fears of a recession and rising mortgage rates in The Wall Street Journal.