A double-edged sword for life settlement players: rising COIs

Feb 24, 2016 | By Warren S. Hersch | lifehealthpro.com
Cost of insurance charges for universal life policies are on the rise. That has big implications, not only for long-time UL policyholders, but also for life settlement companies and institutional investors that are looking to buy older UL contracts.

These were among the chief takeaways of an afternoon session of the 6th Annual Institutional Investor Life Settlement Conference, held at the Ritz-Carlton in New York City on Monday. Hosted by the Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA), the session featured two life settlements experts: Michael Brohawn, managing director of ITM TwentyFirst; and Ann Marie Juliano, co-founder of Demeter Investments Ltd.
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