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Investors Finding Quality Deal Flow in Life Settlement Market

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Deal, TheStreet’s (NASDAQ: TST) institutional business, today issued results from its annual survey of the life settlement market showing an 11.8% decline of transactions from 2011 to 2012 as a result of continuing legal and regulatory hurdles facing large, premium-financed policies. The figures are based on data gathered from state insurance […]

Life settlements are a win-win for consumers and investors

Groundbreaking research shows secondary life insurance market benefits both Powerful new research based on a study of more than 9,000 life insurance policies, reveals that Americans who sold their unwanted life insurance policies, collectively received more than four times the amount they would have received had they surrendered them to their life insurance companies. The […]

Top 5 Life Settlement Buyers in 2012

Keeping with a four-year tradition, the number of transactions in the life settlement industry declined in 2012, with the total face value of policies purchased cut in half. That’s according to a recent report by The Deal, TheStreet’s institutional business research arm. Its annual life settlement report states that the number of transactions fell by […]