Investors seek alternatives to fully priced bonds and volatile equities

The life settlement market is set to continue its five-year boom in 2021 as investors seek alternatives to fully priced bonds and volatile equities, according to Managing Partners Group (MPG), the international asset management group. Life settlements are US-issued life insurance policies that have been sold by the original owner…

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Life Policy Lapse and Surrenders at 5.7%

With over $12 Trillion of individual life insurance inforce for 2018 the individual policy combined lapse and surrender rate was 5.7% or $69 Billion in life insurance cancelling with no benefits paid (just premiums collected by insurance companies) as reported by the American Council of Life Insurers. The voluntary termination…

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Conning: Despite COVID-19, Stronger Life Settlement Growth Forecast Over Next Decade

This edition marks Conning's 15th annual review and forecast of the life settlements marketConning's ten-year forecast calls for a double digit CAGR in the annual gross market HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The life settlement market in 2019 enjoyed its fourth consecutive year of growth in the amount of face value…

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COVID-19, Age, and Life Settlements

By Jon Hill, PhD It is now widely accepted that COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) will have a broad, lasting impact around the globe, and in the U.S. in particular. The magnitude of that impact is still unknown, but that there will be a measurable impact has become indisputable. The life…

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As Stocks Take a Dive, Some Retirees Take a Look at Life Settlements

For seniors over the age of 65 who qualify, a life settlement can generate immediate cash. As financial markets around the globe react to the spread of the coronavirus, many retirees worry about the impact on their investment portfolios. Seniors who are about to begin their retirement drawdown strategies are…

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