Life Insurers May Avoid Big CMBS Losses

12 Jan 2010

U.S. life insurance companies will not likely record any heavy losses from investments linked to commercial mortgage-backed securities, according a Barclays analyst.

U.S. life insurance companies will not likely record any heavy losses from investments linked to commercial mortgage-backed securities, according a Barclays analyst. The analyst, Eric Berg, explained that life insurers will lose little even if commercial property values continues to fall because of “the substantial subordination, or protection ...

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