Life Markets: Trading Mortality and Longevity Risk with Life Settlements and Linked Securities

Life Markets: Trading Mortality and Longevity Risk with Life Settlements and Linked Securities

Editor(s): Vishaal B. Bhuyan

Published Online: 13 DEC 2011 10:31AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470412343

Online ISBN: 9781118266281

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266281

About this Book

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.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Life Settlement Basics

  2. Part II: Securitization

  3. Part III: Analytics and Pricing

  4. Part IV: Risk Explored

  5. Part V: Regulation

  6. Part VI: Ethical Issues

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