Traded life settlements fund provider spies resilience amidst meltdown in markets

Jonathan Boyd
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Data from Managing Partners Group suggests that traded life settlements have proven a reslient asset class in recent months and days, as capital markets globally have struggled in the wake of the impact of the Coronavirus and Covid-19. Also known as traded life policies, these consist of life insurance contracts issued in the US, where the original owners have sold them at a discount to their future maturity value. Institutions can buy and trade these settlements, at prices that are uncorrelated to other asset classes.  According to the AAP Life Settlement Market Update, February 2020...

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Jonathan Boyd
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Jonathan Boyd

Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope.