March 31, 2020
The length and depth of the recession is the scariest part of the COVID-19 crisis over mortality implications, according to Craig Stapleton, senior vice president at Securian AM.
March 30, 2020
The current market instability is likely to persist for around 18-24 months, Securian Asset Management Senior V.P. Craig Stapleton warned, noting that the outbreak has exposed deeper weaknesses in the economy.
March 26, 2020
Lowell Bolken, vice president & portfolio manager within Securian AM’s real asset income team believes the growing interest in ETFs comes down to low fees in a relatively steady, upward trending REIT market.
March 16, 2020
Insurance AUM Journal article: Why investors should ride the new higher-tech infrastructure wave with liquid real assets
Lowell Bolken CFA, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Securian Asset Management, discusses how the investment fundamentals for liquid real assets have improved as investment in the U.S.'s infrastructure benefits from advances in technology.
March 9, 2020
Sean O'Connell, CFA, Senior Vice President of Securian AM, featured in a Q&A with Multifamily Executive magazine on how life insurance companies and their affiliates like to finance and sometimes invest in multifamily projects.
March 5, 2020
Investment managers spoke about the long-term themes they see dominating the markets for the 2020s. Read what Craig Stapleton, senior vice president and portfolio manager at Securian AM had to say.
February 25, 2020
Lynette Pineda, Vice President of Commercial Mortgages at Securian AM, shares her insights on tackling the problem of affordable housing.
February 4, 2020
Erica Bergsland, senior vice president at Securian Asset Management, noted that an easing monetary policy takes a while to kick in, hence its full effect has yet to be fully realized.
January 22, 2020
Securian Management vice president and portfolio manager Dan Henken on Fox Business News - the banking industry has come a long way since the financial crisis in 2008.
December 27, 2019
Dave Kuplic, President and CEO of Securian Asset Management, shares his thoughts on economic growth as part of the Star Tribune's Investors' Roundtable.
December 16, 2019
Sean O’Connell, CFA, Senior Vice President of Securian Asset Management, discusses the advantages and unique benefits of adding Commercial Mortgage Loans to investment portfolios.
November 26, 2019
Insurance companies take on pension risk, so why wouldn’t DB plan sponsors take lessons from insurer’s investment strategies?
Jeremy Gogos, VP & Portfolio Manager for Quantitative Strategies and Mike Anderson, VP & Portfolio Manager for ALM, weigh in on the topic with Plan Sponsor.
November 12, 2019
Securian Asset Management vice president and portfolio manager Dan Henken discusses why his top stock picks lie in the banking, utilities and pipeline industries.
October 10, 2019
The Time is Now to Get Active with Fixed Income - ETF Trends includes insights from Dan Henken, CFA, with Securian AM
"...The decade-long bull market has made a strong case for passive investing in equities, and some of this sentiment has convinced many fixed income investors to do the same," wrote Dan Henken, vice president of Securian Asset Management..."
October 9, 2019
"The Time For A More Nimble Fixed Income Approach May Be Here" article by Dan Henken, Securian AM VP & Portfolio Manager, published in Financial Advisor Magazine
As economic growth slows in the U.S. and around the world, it may be signaling the end of the current credit cycle, which may increase risk for passive fixed income investors or those who invest in actively managed fixed income funds that use the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index (the BarCap Aggregate) as a bogey.