Conning Recognized Twice in the Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2021 Awards Program


Conning has won the Insurance Asset Risk Americas 2021 awards for “Fixed Income Manager of the Year” and “Technology Provider of the Year.” 

Property-Casualty Industry Loss Reserve Position Strengthened During Lockdown; Favorable Development in 2020 Similar to 2019


Conning’s annual study of the property-casualty industry’s loss reserves finds that the overall reserve position at year-end 2020 was healthier than it was at year-end 2019, although there were changes in reserve levels by line of business.


American Equity to Partner with Conning for Core Fixed Income Investing


Conning and BlackRock have been selected by American Equity Life (NYSE: AEL), one of the nation’s leading issuers of fixed index annuities, to manage nearly all of AEL’s core fixed income assets. AEL expects to begin transitioning the assets in the fourth quarter. 

Conning Viewpoint: Risk-Based Capital Changes Will Affect Life Portfolios but Maintaining Holistic Approach to Investment Strategy Remains Paramount


Conning has posted a Viewpoint examining the potential impact on life insurers of long-discussed newly adopted changes to risk-based capital (RBC) charges.

Karel Citroen Weighs in on Potential Corporate Tax Rate Increases in Bloomberg


Karel Citroen, Head of Municipal Bond Research, tells Bloomberg that potential corporate tax rate increases will likely push P&C insurers toward investing in municipal bonds.

Cindy Beaulieu Discusses Potential Inflation Scenarios with Chief Investment Officer


Cindy Beaulieu, Chair of Conning’s Investment Policy Committee, discusses potential inflation scenarios with Chief Investment Officer

Matt Daly Discusses ESG Investing and Net-Zero With Insurance Asset Risk


Matt Daly, Head of Corporate and Municipal Teams, shares insight on ESG investing and net-zero in the insurance industry with Insurance Asset Risk

Conning Viewpoint Offers Insurers a Primer on Alternative Investment Strategies


Conning has posted a Viewpoint that helps insurers understand what to consider when adding alternative investment strategies, or “alts,” to their portfolios.

Don Townswick Discusses ESG Investing in the Equities Market


Don Townswick, director of equity strategies, talks about the role of ESG investing in the equities market in a Barron’s article. 

Woody Bradford Featured in WSJ Article on Remote Work


Woody discussed how Conning is managing the extended work-from-home environment for employees in this Wall Street Journal article.