Voya Investment Management's Douglas Coté to Participate in the Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. VII Forum

NEW YORK, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Investment Management, the asset management business of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Douglas Coté, chief market strategist, will participate in Quinnipiac University's seventh annual Global Asset Management Education's (G.A.M.E.) Forum as a member of the Global Economy Keynote Panel on Thursday March 30 from 1:00-2:30 p.m.

The three-day event is an opportunity for international college students and faculty to speak with leaders from the asset management industry to discuss critical issues and best practices.  Keynote panels will focus on the global markets, corporate governance, the global economy and investment strategy.

"I'm honored to participate in this event for the fourth straight year," said Coté.  "I'm constantly impressed by the quality of the speakers that Dr. David Sauer and the other organizers get each year and I'm always inspired to listen to the ideas of the next generation of financial service professionals."

The annual forum is one of the largest of its kind.  Last year the event attracted over 1,400 participants representing 147 colleges and universities, 37 countries, 47 states and the District of Columbia.  The event also features 117 speakers from 94 companies and organizations.

Coté is the chief market strategist at Voya Investment Management and the senior portfolio manager for the Global Perspectives Funds, a group of global tactical asset allocation strategies. With over 20 years of active money management experience as a portfolio manager and hedge fund chief investment officer, Coté delivers hands-on interpretations of the forces driving capital markets and effective ways to respond.

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About Voya Investment Management
A leading, active asset management firm, Voya Investment Management manages, as of December 31, 2016, more than $211 billion for affiliated and external institutions as well as individual investors. With 40 years of history in asset management, Voya Investment Management has the experience and resources to provide clients with investment solutions with an emphasis on equities, fixed income, and multi-asset strategies and solutions. Voya Investment Management was named in 2016 as a "Best Places to Work" by Pensions and Investments magazine. For more information, visit voyainvestments.com. Follow Voya Investment Management on Twitter @VoyaInvestments.

About Voya Financial®
Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings — to get ready to retire better. Serving the financial needs of approximately 13.6 million individual and institutional customers in the United States, Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $11 billion in revenue in 2016. The company had $484 billion in total assets under management and administration as of Dec. 31, 2016. With a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible — one person, one family, one institution at a time — Voya's vision is to be America's Retirement Company®. Certified as a "Great Place to Work" by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Voya is equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible and has been recognized as one of the 2017 World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, as well as one of the Top Green Companies in the U.S., by Newsweek magazine. For more information, visit voya.com. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook and Twitter @Voya.

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