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Investing in life settlements

Monday, June 11, 2012
Market update and performance of life ILS funds.

A SQUARE :: 11Jun12 Investing in life settlements
Category Insurance
Author Florian Guldner
We analyze the current situation on the U.S. life settlement market and performance of life-insurance focused ILS investment funds.

Also introducing Ress Capital's Uncorrelated Assets Fund, a new life settlement fund targeting annual returns of 12% net of fees.
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