Purchasing Policies in the Tertiary Life Insurance Market

The tertiary market for trading life insurance policies is mostly the domain of institutional investors. Hence, it is a mistake to assume that all players have the same expertise, the same approach and the same expectations. That would be a mistake. Recent history has witnessed “household names” entering then exiting the market quickly. Entering the […]

6 Reasons to Invest in Life Settlements

Reasons to invest in life settlements

There are plenty of reasons to invest in life settlements. This alternative investment has developed due to a unique necessity. In fact, it has caused a positive impact for both institutional investors and the insured individual. The prolonged low-interest-rate environment is forcing investors to embark on paths away from traditional assets as they seek a […]

The life settlement market is heating up

This article was originally published on Life Health Pro (http://www.lifehealthpro.com). Published on the 17th February 2017 ,  “The Life Settlements Market is Heating Up”  and written by Robin S. Weinberger and Peter N. Katz   A number of factors have reignited the life settlement market with both consumers and investors showing rising interest. The oldest […]

Poor Early Performance? It’s not the end of the world

What if the fund had a poor performance to date, what then? To begin, let’s examine some insightful statistics for our open-ended Irish regulated investment structure.  The fund holds a pool of “seasoned” policies.  Below, we have included the most current age spread for the GIS General Fund with policies awaiting maturity. Notably, a significant […]