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AA Life Fund

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Fund of funds that invests in US life settlements.

A SQUARE :: 21Aug07 AA Life Fund
Category Life Settlements
Faculty Beat Hess
Expertise Life Settlements
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Structure facilitates broad based diversification of life settlements, spreads counterparty risk, and is an indirect investment in life insurance policies
Currently only a negligible percent of the potential pool of life settlements in the US are surrendered/ traded on the secondary market
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