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.
October 2, 2019
Securian Asset Management has closed participation in the first loan group with its new first Multiple Client Loan Group (MCLG) loan sale program and has plans to launch a second MCLG group that is expected to close in early 2020.
October 1, 2019
Securian Asset Management to manage $30 million in proceeds from GIC issuance to the State of Washington Savings Pool
Minnesota Life Insurance Company recently issued a Guaranteed Investment Contract (GIC) to the State of Washington Savings Pool. The proceeds from the GIC will be part of Minnesota Life's general assets, and will be managed by Securian Asset Management.
September 5, 2019
Lowell Bolken, Vice President & Portfolio Manager at Securian Asset Management weighs in the real estate and rental market.
August 27, 2019
"Investment grade private credit provides long-term fixed income investors diversification within fixed income, downside covenant protection and improved total returns" article by Securian AM's Chris Gudmastad is published in TEXPERS' Investment Insights Newsletter.
Investment grade private credit combines the duration of fixed-rate public corporate bonds with the legal protections and covenants that are contained in most bank loans.
August 22, 2019
WealthManagement.com's 2019 Midyear Outlook includes Securian AM's VP & Portfolio Manager Dan Henken's commentary: "End of the Credit Cycle? Beware of the Benchmark"
The current credit cycle is much closer to its end than its beginning.
August 6, 2019
Bloomberg Market Show discusses the Fed, rate cuts and fixed income strategies with Dan Henken, Securian AM Vice President and Portfolio Manager
Dan Henken speaks with Bloomberg Radio hosts by Lisa Abramowicz and Paul Sweeney on fixed income markets and current investment strategy.
August 2, 2019
"See you in September? Fed watchers ponder another rate cut for 2019": Securian AM Fixed Income team members quoted in The Bond Buyer.
Dan Henken and Tom Houghton, vice presidents and portfolio managers at Securian Asset Management, weighed in with their views on what the Fed’s move means.
July 9, 2019
Jeremy Gogos, Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Quantitative Strategies for Securian Asset Management is featured in P&I
Commentary: Small pension plans can't manage risks while standing still
July 1, 2019
"Breaking Down Market Volatility": Craig Stapleton, Securian Asset Management's Sr. VP and Portfolio Manager is interviewed on TD Ameritrade Network
Oliver Renick discusses market volatility with Craig Stapleton on TD Ameritrade's Morning Trade Live show June 28, 2019