Greenwich Co. Unveils Insurance Index

January 12, 2005 ( - The Taylor Companies, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based alternative investment services company, is launching the Taylor Insurance Fund Index to be comprised of several multi-manager funds.

A Taylor news release said the index’s performance will initially be available upon request and will ultimately be posted monthly on the Taylor website, .

“With so many institutional and individual insurance structures requiring data on alternative investment options, we saw a real need for an insurance-dedicated fund index,” said Thomas Taylor, founder of The Taylor Companies, in the announcement   “By providing a benchmark, our index fills a void and adds structure to this rapidly growing industry sector.” 

The Taylor Insurance Fund Index is expected to launch with several constituent multi-manager funds, including both onshore and offshore funds, each of which have current investments from insurance company Separate Accounts, the company said.

Taylor said it expects to report initial estimates by mid-month and final numbers by month-end.