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- Life offices are lagging on fund performance. Duncan, Chris // Money Marketing;9/11/2003, p7
Cites the result of a study pertaining to the performance of mutual funds of life insurance companies. List of insurers with underperforming mutual funds; Reason for the poor performance of mutual funds.
- Fees on Product Providers Are Getting Way Out of Hand. Werlin, Paul A. // American Banker;4/12/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 70, p7
Focuses on the relationship between mutual fund and insurance companies in the U.S. Benefits of the relationship; Willingness of vendors to invest in a bank's distribution system; Problems of the selection of products and vendors by banks.
- Funds from Insurers: A Natural or a Nonstarter? . Reich-Hale, David // American Banker;1/7/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 4, p15
Focuses on the expansion of U.S.-based insurance companies into non-core areas like proprietary mutual funds. Examples of some insurance companies that have ventured into the mutual fund business; Opinion of banking insurance consultants about the prospects of such companies.
- Segregated funds. Powers, Gordon // Saturday Night;May97, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p93
Discusses the Canada's life insurers ways of boosting the awareness of their mutual-fund-like segregated funds. Difference between mutual funds and segregated funds; Insurance policies of the mutual funds and segregated funds; What the insurance products mean; Expense ratios of the segregated...
- A piece of the action. Kosnett, Jeffrey R. // LAN: Life Association News;Nov97, Vol. 92 Issue 11, p42
Discusses the reorganization of mutual insurance companies in the United States. Established incentive compensation for designated executive officers; Option grants for empployees in 1996; Prohibition of the fast distribution of stocks as part of a demutualization.
- The policyholder perspective on mutual holding company conversions. Adkins, Jason B. // Journal of Insurance Regulation;Fall97, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p5
Focuses on Metropolitan Life's chief executive officer (CEO) Richard Shinn as he explains why MetLife converted from a stock insurance company into a mutual. Primary responsibility of the board of directors after the conversion; Push by MetLife and other mutuals for legislation permitting...
- Cash Flow Into Long-Term Funds Has Risen Dramatically This Year. Thomas, Trevor // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;9/29/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 39, p11
Reports on the increase cash flow for long- term funds from January to July 2003, according to the data from the Washington-based Investment Company Institute. Statistics of the Net Assets of Mutual Funds; Discussion on the calculation of the net new cash flow; Statement of Donald Cassidy,...
- The Mutual Fund Scandals Will Affect The Insurance Business. Blazzard, Norse N.; Hasenauer, Judith A. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/17/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 46, p21
Discusses the effect of the mutual fund scandals on the insurance business in the U.S. Life insurers' relationship of trust with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); Requirements of the Investment Company Act of 1940; Key elements that are in need of compliance with federal laws and...
- The Athens NEWS Gets RESULTS! // Athens News;7/31/2014, p9
The article focuses on achievements of the newspaper, and presents statements from investment and insurance firms' executive on their successful advertising partnership with the newspaper that helped them to reach out to their clients and to develop new relations with the community.