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 […]

Dilemmas in Valuation Life Settlements

Have you ever wondered why so many life settlements funds vary in expected returns? During your due diligence have you found it difficult to compare returns of what appears on the surface to be apparently similar life settlements funds? Life settlements valuation risks are possibly one of the key administrative dilemmas facing the asset class […]

Estimating Gross Market Return for Life Settlements

Gross Market Return

Establishing the correct methodology in estimating gross market return is a common discussion for the life settlements asset class. The science around medical underwriting continues to evolve in the dynamic environment of human longevity. The discussion around appropriate methodologies for uniform financial analysis is timely, post GFC environment. Given the lack of suitable robust analysis […]

Portfolio Construction and Management

Portfolio Construction

Life settlements portfolio construction and asset management go hand in hand for a positive ROI. The big question is why are many new investors “going it alone”. Most importantly why are they not considering in their asset allocation strategy an already established fund? With news filtering in regarding some struggling life settlements funds, we sit […]