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Longevity and mortality index based swaps

Thursday, January 24, 2008
Realised life span differs from expected lifespan - resulting in a price change in the asset or liability.

A SQUARE :: 24Jan08 Longevity and mortality index based swaps
Category Life Settlements
Author Sona Blessing
The institutional involvement in the premium finance and life settlement markets is strong and growing
• Index user base to include: hedge funds, money managers, insurance companies and pension funds
• For those interested in gaining synthetic exposure - can use the index to hedge existing positions or to initiate investments
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