Asset liability management in a life insurance company

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2010-05

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Asset Liability Management is relevant to, and critical for, the sound management of the finances of any organization that invests to meet its future cash flow needs and capital requirements. For a life insurance company in particular, it is an important component of the actuarial work in the company. What an insurance company sells to customers is a promise. Cash flow testing is such a process of testing the insurance company’s ability to keep its promises.
The purpose of this report is to provide a brief introduction of the assets and liabilities of an insurance company and how cash flow testing is done in Prophet, an actuarial software used in the industry.

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