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(Nov 27, 2016)
Date: 27 Nov 2016 Longevitas Ltd is pleased to announce the production release of v2.7.6 of its portfolio-rating software, mortalityrating.com . The 2.7.6 release adds platform features including: Availability of the new Mercer Mortality Model as a separately licensable option. Additional profiler versions for bespoke rating models created from user's ... Read more
(May 2, 2016)
Torsten Kleinow of Heriot-Watt University and Stephen Richards of Longevitas have published a working paper on parameter risk in time-series mortality forecasts . The projection of mortality rates is an essential part of valuing liabilities in life-insurance portfolios and pension schemes.  An important tool for risk-management and solvency purposes is ... Read more
(Feb 21, 2016)
Date: Feb 21st, 2016 Longevitas Ltd is pleased to announce the production release of v2.7.5 of the Projections Toolkit .  This version contains powerful productivity and ease-of-use features including: We have added a new option for handling parameter trend risk in ARIMA forecasts, based on the paper by Kleinow & ... Read more
(Feb 21, 2016)
Date: Feb 21st, 2016 Longevitas Ltd is pleased to announce the production release of v2.7.5 of its Longevitas risk-modelling software. The 2.7.5 release adds powerful productivity and ease-of-use features, including: Amounts-weighted Kaplan-Meier curves are now supported within modelling and the curves tab. Transform-on-download facility allowing selective anonymization and encoding of ... Read more
(Feb 5, 2016)
Stephen Richards will present a paper on mis-estimation risk at the sessional meeting of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in Edinburgh on 29th February 2016.  A draft copy of the paper is now available for download .  For details of the sessional meeting itself, including booking a place, see ... Read more
(Oct 22, 2015)
Dr. Matthias Börger and Felix Hentschel of the Institut für Finanz- und Aktuarwissenschaften ( ifa ) have written an article on the importance of portfolio-specific mortality modelling, and how Longevitas can help do this for a pension scheme.  The article is in German and appears in the September 2015 issue ... Read more
(Sep 11, 2015)
Date: September 11, 2015 Longevitas is pleased to congratulate not one, but two winners of the 2015 Longevitas prize for survival models at Heriot-Watt University : Jiaqi Tan and Yijing Zhang. They follow Connor Bradley, winner of the 2014 prize . Helena Buckmayer, marketing director of Longevitas Ltd, said "Survival ... Read more
(Jan 9, 2015)
Date: 11 Jan 2015 Longevitas Ltd is pleased to announce the production release of v2.7.4 of its portfolio-rating software, mortalityrating.com . The 2.7.4 release adds platform features including: Additional Mosaic 2014 profiler option for bespoke rating models created from user's own datasets. Built-in equate extract transforms equate XML output into ... Read more

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