Unlocking Value- ESG Metrics and Life Settlements

Can ESG metrics be used to identify material risks and growth opportunities in the life settlements market?  The adoption of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing continues to accelerate as more investors seek out investments that reflect their humanitarian, ethical, environmental, and social values. Investors are increasingly applying these non-financial factors as part of their analysis […]

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 […]

GIS General Fund Holds Steady During Economic Volatility

A life settlements fund, GIS General Fund, set to weather the financial storm from COVID-19 pandemic. Press Release: Gold Coast Australia, 26th March 2020   The global financial markets remain in a perpetual state of volatility as the world absorbs more and more bad news associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. However, during this time of […]

How Life Settlements Mortality Estimates Impacted Our Portfolio

Life Settlements Mortality Estimates

Now that some time has passed, we would like to discuss how the life settlements mortality estimates impacted our portfolio. You can review our past post where we discuss the impact of the updated mortality tables on the market. We view the mortality table updates as a valuable improvement to the industry overall. However, time […]

Healthy Life Settlement Market Growth Forecast for 2020

Looking ahead into 2020 it appears the life settlements market growth will continue. The market is gaining popularity amongst policyholders and investors. Conning & Co. released an independent study of the market in October 2019. The annual study on the life settlements market that saw the market was still in a growth cycle. With the third consecutive […]

Why invest with GI Asset Management?

Reasons to invest in life settlements

As an experienced life settlements manager, we have listed 10 reasons you should partner with us. Being early participants in the industry we have witnessed the industry continually grow and adapt. We are here to guide you through your investment in the asset class. After working through some challenges related to regulation, capital flow, and […]

3 Positive Market Trends for Life Settlements

We have explored some market trends for life settlements. Conning & Co. released an independent study of the market in November 2018 titled “Life Settlements: Continued Growth, Positive Outlook“. There are several interesting findings in the report. Trend 1: Economic and capital drivers Economic and capital drivers for life settlements are still encouraging. The low-interest-rate […]

Tax Free Long-Term Care Accounts proposed in US

Strategy, Ethical Investment

As the US baby boomers generation ages, a concern is how they will be funding Long Term Care (LTC). Life settlements can provide an alternative source to the funding of LTC. As the government faces fiscal constraints in funding long-term care benefits. It appears that regulators are looking to improve the viability of the use […]

Why Buy US life settlements?

Since the origination of our fund, we have only ever considered US life insurance policies. What motivates us to buy US life settlements policies above all others? Below we name the most motivating features to consider the USA life policies for your life settlements investment.   1. The US Legislative Environment for Life Settlements The […]

5 Risks Unique to Life Settlements

Risk is a feature in any investment decision. There are risks that you can quantify and manage or mitigate and there are those that you cannot. First-time investors in life settlements are often not aware of the unique risks and opportunities only present in life settlements. It is reasonable to conclude that life settlements aren’t […]