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Due diligence - an in-depth medical analysis

Thursday, May 28, 2009
Typically we are asked to examine high value policies - i.e. greater than USD 3mn; as within senior life settlements, this is where the investor focus has tended to be..

A SQUARE :: 28May09 Due diligence - an in-depth medical analysis
Category Life Settlements
Faculty Dr. Andrew Spence
Expertise Life Settlements
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Thus far, it has been actuarial analysis that has largely been relied upon to steer the decision making process. However, the medical data utilised in such analysis may be incomplete, rendering the conclusions drawn probably worthless.
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