Tue, Dec 1, 2015
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Philadelphia Financial launches international private placement life insurance and annuity business

Friday, August 24, 2012

Ken Kilbane
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Philadelphia Financial, a US-provider of private placement life insurance for high net worth individuals has announced that it is adding an international operation through the launch of a new Bermuda office. This launch follows a recent July transaction in which the firm acquired the private placement insurance unit of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.

The company has established two Bermuda domiciled life insurance companies – Philadelphia Financial Life Assurance Company (Bermuda), Ltd. and Philadelphia Financial Life International, Ltd. Both companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of Philadelphia Financial Group, Inc. The launch supports the company’s strategy of growth through acquisition, and building both U.S. and international distribution.

"The establishment of these two companies positions our firm as a single source of private placement solutions to distributors, wealth advisors, law firms, accounting firms, trust companies and alternative investment managers serving global high net worth clients. Philadelphia Financial now has the ability to offer solutions from both our U.S. domiciled carriers as well as through our Bermuda domiciled carriers," said Ken Kilbane, President, Philadelphia Financial Life Assurance Company (Bermuda), Ltd. and Philadelphia Financial Life International, Ltd in an interview with Opalesque. Private placement life insurance has long been a part of high net worth estate plannin......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. David Einhorn's hedge fund plunged 5.2% in November, set for 2015 loss[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: David Einhorn’s main hedge fund at Greenlight Capital fell 5.2 percent in November and is poised for only its second losing year in almost two decades. The losses bring the fund’s yearly drop to almost 21 percent, according to an e-mail sent to clients that was obtained by Bloomb

  2. People - Solus Alternative Asset Management adds chief strategist from BTIG[more]

    From PIonline.com: Daniel Greenhaus joined hedge fund manager Solus Alternative Asset Management as managing director and chief strategist. He will work closely with Chris Bondy, Solus’ chief economist, managing director and executive vice president, said Chris Pucillo, CEO and chief investmen

  3. Commodities - Stung by oil, distressed-debt traders see worst losses since '08[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: It’s mid-November, but for investors who trade in the debt of distressed companies, the year’s already done -- and they lost. Hedge funds that specialize in the debt are grappling with their worst declines in seven years. Funds managed by Knighthead Capital Management, Candlewood

  4. Regulatory - Major changes in partnership audit procedures contained in 2015 Budget Act[more]

    Contained in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, signed by President Obama on November 2, is a rather complex provision that materially changes how partnerships are audited. Generally effective for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017, the so-called “TEFRA” and “Electing Large Partnership” rul

  5. Following review Yuan included in reserve currency basket[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The International Monetary Fund has confirmed the inclusion of the Chinese Yuan in the reserve currency basket. This means that loans will be available in Yuan alongside other major currencies including the US Dollar and the Euro. The basket of reserve curr