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The Long Game of Inflation – Dynamic Portfolio Strategies


Dynamic portfolio strategies may help insurers improve portfolio performance during periods of elevated inflation and interest rates and can help them better prepare as market conditions evolve, reports Yazeed Abu-Sa’a from the Insurance Solutions team.

Conning Key Facts


“Key Facts” offers an overview of Conning’s assets under management, the experience and depth of our investment staff, and our array of capabilities to help you get a quick understanding of our company.

Conning ConnText Podcast


Conning ConnText is a quarterly podcast that features our firm’s view of capital markets, trends and investment strategies for the insurance industry, hosted by Rich Sega, Conning’s Global Chief Investment Strategist. Rich also invites a guest to provide additional insight about a particular asset class, investment idea or insurance industry trend.

Peer Analysis: An Opportunity to Enhance Investment Portfolio Value 


Matt Reilly and Lauren Forando of Insurance Solutions explain the value of comparing your investment portfolio to those of competitors and discuss Conning’s peer review process and analysis.

Esoteric ABS: Opportunities for Yield and Portfolio Diversification Amid Market Volatility


Mike Nowakowski, Head of Structured Securities, discusses esoteric asset-backed securities (ABS) and how the asset class may benefit insurance investment portfolios.

Building a Positive Relationship with Negative IMR


In this webinar, the Conning Insurance Solutions team discusses approaches to navigating the current environment, industry impacts with the IMR rule change and strategies for value creation.

Conning Risk Assessment Survey of U.S. Insurers


U.S. insurers are optimistic about investment markets in 2024 and expect to take on more investment risk, according to a fall 2023 survey of U.S. insurance decision makers commissioned by Conning. The survey also found that insurers think the benefits of adding artificial intelligence tools to the investment process are worth the risks.

2024 Investment Themes To Watch: Navigating Elections, Fed Moves and Fundamentals


Experts from Conning and affiliate Octagon Credit Investors discuss the many factors shaping the investment environment for insurers as the new year unfolds. 

The Conning Commentary: December 2023


The December Conning Commentary forecasts continued premium growth across the U.S. life-annuity and property-casualty sectors in 2024, along with positive net operating results and net income. To read the issue, click here.