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A SQUARE 28 May 2009

Thursday, May 28, 2009
Due diligence - an in-depth medical analysis
  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.
  Thus far, it has been actu.

A SQUARE :: 28May09 A SQUARE 28 May 2009
Category Full A SQUARE issue of the week
Author Sona Blessing
Due diligence - an in-depth medical analysis
  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.
  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.

A currency index and a fund
  The index tracks the excess returns generated by a portfolio of currency managers and currency investment strategies and themes
  The fund, a globally diversified portfolio of currency managers, is conditioned by systematic currency market macro drivers …



Tactical and strategic insights on managing a commodity fund
  Whilst the amount of economic stimulus is unprecedented, the activity in physical commodity, such as copper, has begun to slow in relation to the first four months of 2009.
  Long-term (circa 3+ years), we believe that commodities (as a basket) will move higher, but what happens in the interim will be subject to the investment community’s belief of economic recovery. So to break this down in time frames the near term is likely to remain difficult; therefore more active strategies should be preferred.

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