Mutual holding companies--essential for a competitive marketplace

Bobo, Jack
July 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;7/27/98, Vol. 102 Issue 30, p19
Supports the concept mutual holdings structure in life insurance market. Competitiveness of participating policies of mutual companies; Greater acceptance for full demutualization that the creation of mutual holding companies; Arguments for and against the idea of mutual holdings.


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