Don’t fake it! Show the real returns

It seems that fake news has been a hot topic lately. Even the life settlements market isn’t immune. We sometimes see published returns that seem too good to be true. We fear that some of these rely on valuation assumptions rather than actual realised returns. Headlines that report solely positive or smooth regular returns are […]

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 […]