Mark Saunders Discusses How Strategic Asset Allocation Can Improve Solvency


Mark Saunders, a Director in the Risk Solutions group, speaks with Insurance Investor about how strategic asset allocation can meet investment goals and improve solvency.

Conning Announces New Head of North America and Other Key Promotions


Matt Daly, currently head of the corporate and municipal bond teams at the firm, will become Head of Conning North America effective September 30, 2023.

Cindy Beaulieu Discusses Market Opportunities with AM Best


Cindy Beaulieu, Chair of Conning's Investment Policy Committee, discusses investment trends, opportunities in the market and views on ESG investing in “Critical Issues in Asset Management,” an AM Best TV Special Presentation.

William Pitt Discusses How Tighter Capital Raises the Bar for MGAs with AM Best TV


William Pitt, a director in the Insurance Research group, speaks with AM Best TV about what’s driving growth in the MGA market, and the latest standards for new MGAs to be successful with tighter capital capacities. 

Alan Dobbins Discusses How Insurers Partner with Smart Device Manufacturers to Mitigate Risk


Alan Dobbins, a director of insurance research, speaks with AM Best TV about how homes equipped with smart devices can help improve risk management, pricing, and ultimately mitigate risk for insurers.

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


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


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


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


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


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.