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Berkshire and Caixa Bank - Reinsurance Deal


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This article explains it a bit more - it is apparently similar to an embedded value risk transfer, similar to a securitization of a life portfolio

 

http://www.artemis.bm/blog/2012/11/30/buffetts-berkshire-hathaway-bets-on-future-values-of-life-insurance/

 

which is this:

"Embedded value securitizations, in which insurers transfer all the risk from a block of business to investors, are returning after a hiatus during the financial crisis. The main benefit of these transactions is that "you're effectively releasing equity capital"

http://www.insurancenetworking.com/news/securitization-standard-poors-reserves-30529-1.html

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