Archive

  • Conning praises healthy muni market post-pandemic

    19 May 2022

    Manager cites asset's low default and credit migration rates during market slump

  • SEC climate proposals will add burden and benefit for insurance investors

    24 March 2022

    New climate disclosure rules set to increase data for investor analysis

  • The US outsourcing race

    14 February 2022

    The last year seems to have brought more asset management firms than ever into the insurance outsourcing space. How difficult is it to break into this market? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Conning's scrabble bingo: AI, ESG, EMD, α

    09 February 2022

    Bringing AI to ESG in EMD may look like a hand in Scrabble, but as David Walker found out from Conning-owned asset manager Global Evolution, it's all about generating another letter: alpha

  • The E - in ESG and in EMD

    09 February 2022

    Analysing the impact of climate risk on emerging market debt's creditworthiness

  • US insurers finally incorporating ESG into investments

    20 January 2022

    Asset side catching up with ESG underwriting standards, Conning survey finds

  • Notes from a small island - on outsourcing by Bermuda's insurers

    16 December 2021

    David Walker tells the story of how Bermudian CIOs opened up to independent fund managers

  • Apex wins portfolio servicing outsourcing mandate for Italian group

    30 November 2021

    Lloyd's syndicate insurer paid BlackRock $1.4m for investment-related software, Insurance Risk Data report finds

  • American Equity outsources to BlackRock and Conning

    08 October 2021

    Asset managers will take up fixed income and private assets management in Q4

  • Net-zero made in USA

    09 September 2021

    Net-zero investing may not occupy every waking moment of CIOs at insurers in the US yet, but it is definitely on their minds, and radars, as Conning's Matt Daly tells David Walker