Developed to be used as a SCREENING TOOL for life settlement acquisitions and to assist individuals in financial planning applications. A "user friendly" tool that does not require the assistance of underwriters OR other professionals to complete. Not a replacement for the "real thing" BUT an inexpensive way to assess case value - easy to use while [...]
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Michael Fasano Adds Underwriting Expertise to New Book on Reverse Mortgages — Pens Chapter Four on Underwriting Reverse Mortgages
An Institutional Investors Guide to the Burgeoning Field of Reverse Mortgage Securitization. REVERSE MORTGAGES and LINKED SECURITIES: The Complete Guide to Risk, Pricing, and Regulation by Vishaal B. Bhuyan is a collaborative effort of many of the leading minds in the Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) industry, including reverse mortgage lenders, institutional investors, underwriters, [...]
A Publication for Professional Traders and Institutional Investors. LIFE MARKETS --- Trading Mortality and Longevity Risk with Life Settlements and Linked Securities Internationally acclaimed expert Vishaal Bhugan, Managing Partner of VB Bhuyan & Co., 'and a team of coauthors, including Fasano Associates' President, MICHAEL FASANO, and others from leading financial institutions, hedge funds, actuarial [...]
Rajiv Rebello, a fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a member of the Academy and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst, has written an article titled "Poor Underwriting Practices Spark Life Settlement Losses". He is a principal of Colva Insurance Services in San Diego. His email address appears at the conclusion of the article. Mr. [...]
Drs. Daniel Bauer (Georgia State University) and Jochen Russ (Institute for Actuarial Studies) presented a new methodology for measuring Actual to Expected accuracy at the 9th Annual Fasano Life Settlement & Longevity Conference. The new methodology, Difference in Curtate Life Expectancy (DCLE), calculates the average difference between the actual and expected number of months [...]
Fasano Associates, a premier life expectancy provider in the life settlement space, has developed a new proprietary mortality table and underwriting methodology for the Life Contingent – Structured Settlement business. View the video below; Fasano Associates President, Michael Fasano, demonstrates and explains the ground breaking underwriting enhancements that have improved life expectancy predictions in [...]
Fasano Associates President, Mike Fasano, discusses the valuable new medical information that will be available from wearable devices, as well as possible underwriting applications for Big Data analyses. If you are unable to view this link, please contact us at email@example.com or 202-457-8188.
Fasano Associates is a diversified underwriting organization serving the life insurance, annuity/structured settlement, life settlement and related industries. We have chosen to diversify within the underwriting domain, which has allowed us to leverage our analytic strengths. CLICK HERE to view the entire article.
Structured Settlement Underwriting Performance: Implications for Short Form Life Settlement Underwriting?
This month we are publishing Actual to Expected performance results for our Structured Settlement underwriting business. The results are good, with an Actual to Expected ratio of 98% for the 2012 through 2016 period, assuming IBNR of 7%. Without IBNR, the A to E ratio would be 91%. But the real story here is not the results, [...]
The quality of life expectancy estimates is one key consideration for an investor in life settlements. The predominant metric for assessing this quality is the so-called A-to-E ratio, which relies on a comparison of the actual to the predicted number of deaths. In this article, we explain key issues with this metric: In the short run, [...]