Life Markets

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A complete guide to longevity finance

As the Baby Boomer population continues to age and the need for the securitization of life insurance policies increases, more financial institutions are looking towards longevity trading as a solution. Consequently, there is now a need for innovative financial products and strategies that have the ability to hedge longevity exposure for pension funds, reinsurance companies, and governments. These products and strategies are currently being developed with the use of life settlements. Here, author Vishaal Bhuyan provides a complete guide to this burgeoning sector. In Life Markets, Bhuyan and a team of expert contributors from leading firms offer an extensive look at how to trade life settlements.

  • Provides practical guidance to the growing field of longevity finance
  • Outlines the innovative financial products that are populating this field
  • Highlights a safe haven for investors seeking returns in troubled times

Covering everything from the history of life settlements to making a transaction-pricing, service providers, exchanges, and more-this book contains extensive coverage of the many issues surrounding longevity finance.

Author: Vishaal B. Bhuyan
Publisher: Wiley
Published: 08/01/2009
Pages: 262
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.30w x 1.10d
ISBN13: 9780470412343
ISBN10: 0470412348
BISAC Categories:
- Business & Economics | Finance | General
- Business & Economics | Insurance | Life

About the Author

VISHAAL B. BHUYAN is the Managing Partner of VB Bhuyan & Co., an advisory firm focused on educating institutional investors on the life markets. As an advisor, Bhuyan assists institutional investors on building profitable trading strategies that utilize a number of mortality and longevity risk related products. In addition to delivering presentations, Bhuyan has been featured, or published in, a number of widely read financial and economic publications and publishes the Wave Report, a monthly market commentary on the life markets. Bhuyan is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

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