Company-owned key man policy on a retiring business owner. Due to the costly conversion premium, the company planned to lapse the policy. The retiring business owner negotiated for the policy ownership to be transferred to him. Afterward, his advisor suggested he have his life insurance policy asset appraised for secondary market value.
Restaurant owner in his early 70s
Businesses were severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Policy was underfunded and sitting in an ILIT
Eliminated future premium payments and used the funds for medical bills.
Could no longer afford premiums
Received a lump sum and reallocated premiums for today’s needs.