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Should I Be Concerned That A Hedge Fund Owns An Annuity Company?

Stan The Annuity Man

Question: Should I be concerned that a hedge fund owns an annuity company?  My local agent is recommending an annuity that is owned by a hedge fund, and he says that it’s a good thing.  What do you think?  from Peter in Salt Lake City, Utah Answer: That’s a very good and extremely timely question Peter.  In the past 2 years, almost 30% of all indexed annuity carriers have been purchased by private equity firms and hedge funds.  That’s a pretty big market share in...

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