Q Capital Strategies, LLC has been accepted as a member of the Bundesverband Vermögensanlagen im Zweitmarkt Lebensversicherungen e.V. (BVZL). BVZL, based in Munich, Germany, is a life settlement trade association focused on protecting investors’ interests in the secondary market for life insurance policies. BVZL’s primary objects are developing branch standards for transparency and comparability of the various investment segments (British, German and American life insurance policies) and improving investor and consumer protection in Germany. The BVZL serves as a uniform representation of economic, legal and political interests for initiators, service providers and investors engaged in the secondary market for life insurance policies.
Q Capital’s President and CEO, Steven Shapiro, commented, “the market for life settlements continues to grow internationally, particularly in Europe, and we believe the BVZL has the right mission and audience to advance the burgeoning marketplace. Q Capital looks for new ways to reach the global investors in life settlements, and by joining BVZL, we hope to help educate European investors on the opportunity that exists in life settlements. We are honored to be joining such a fine association.”