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Fund focus: life insurance assets

Thursday, January 10, 2008
Innovators in the creation of financial structures to uncover value in underlying longevity and mortality assets.

A SQUARE :: 10Jan08 Fund focus: life insurance assets
Category Asset Backed Lending
Author Sona Blessing
Life insurance is estimated at being worth USD20trn - fund aspires to capture the character of risk in a life insurance company in a hedge fund form
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