Both the fund manager and the investor can find the secondary life insurance market an irate beast. We see this in the litter of negative headlines exposing illegal behaviour and incompetence of some managers. But as the industry grows and matures we see investors succeed and those fund managers prolonging their existence. A successful fund manager can continually adapt to changing valuations and regulation. Finally, a bright future is ahead for the asset class.
Some investors see multi-asset managers, with numerous fund options, as highly experienced. However, life settlements boutique fund managers are single focused and have boundless experience. Certainly, they have shown to be capable of significant success. One team might do a great job, and one team might not. Varying traits may be the cause of this but individual personnel experience has a key role to play.
The industry has unfortunately been characterised by frequent business entity changes and staff turnover within organisations. In contrast, GISF’s underlying fund managers have each been in unbroken business for over 10 years with low staff turnover.
This piece will introduce you to the key personnel involved in the everyday management of Global Insurance Settlements Funds PLC (GISF). Reviewing their experiences and sharing what they have learned managing this alternative investment. In addition to the management below the company has three non-executive directors, two of whom are independent directors.
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As always we wish you well with your life settlement investment opportunities and if you want to learn more about investing in this asset class please contact us. Additionally, if you want to understand performance cycles in life settlements we would be happy to discuss.
About Global Insurance Settlements Funds PLC (GISF)
Global Insurance Settlements Funds PLC (GISF) is an umbrella type investment company with segregated liability between sub-funds. The fund is incorporated in Ireland. The first sub-fund launched, GIS General Fund (the Fund), is listed on the Irish Stock Exchange.
This structure is aimed at Sophisticated / Institutional investors. Additionally, it provides tax clarity by ensuring there is no tax leakage. It enables a number of different investment options to suit the specific needs of our investors.
The Fund’s core activity is to actively manage a large and diverse portfolio of life insurance policies (life settlements). The Board of GISF selects those that best meet the Fund’s policy purchase criteria.
This information is intended for qualifying investors only. It was correct at the time of preparation. It has been prepared to provide general information only and should not be considered as a “securities recommendation” or an “invitation to invest” in any jurisdiction. Potential investors should consider the relevance of this information to their particular circumstances. Before proceeding, investors must obtain the prospectus and take their own legal and taxation advice. If you acquire or hold one of our products we will receive fees and other benefits as disclosed in the prospectus and relevant offering documents.