Insurer Investment Forum XVII Presentations

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Your Most Important Issues

What are the most important investment issues facing your company and your peers? And how are they being addressed? How does the investment process at other insurers’ differ from your company’s and why?

Speakers:
John Mohr,
Managing Director & Principal, SAA
Dan Smereck, Managing Director & Principal, SAA
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SAA Presentation


Structured Securities in a Post-Crisis World

The Great Recession marked a turning point for the structured securities market, wherein transaction weaknesses were exposed and important lessons learned. The sector has emerged stronger in many ways, along with the expanding application of securitization technology to novel asset types and proliferation of first-time issuers.

Speaker:
Jennifer Quisenberry,
Head of Structured Securities, New England Asset Management
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NEAM Presentation


Global Opportunities that Complement US Core Bond Strategies

The municipal bond market has historically been the primary funding source for US infrastructure spending. We’ll discuss how the inclusion of municipal bonds in a fixed income portfolio can improve risk adjusted returns while maintaining credit quality and yield carry.

Speaker:
Christine Todd,
President, Standish Mellon Asset Management
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Standish Presentation


De-Mystifying Factor Investing

WisdomTree explores different factor premia and sensitivity across various smart-beta approaches. All of the approaches discussed will have different tilts. Different factors outperform (or underperform) in different environments.

Speaker:
Christopher Gannatti,
Associate Director of Research, WisdomTree Asset Management
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WisdomTree Presentation