Crown Global’s President Chris Calise to Speak at Katten Seminar


“Updates on Tax-Efficient New Products and Private Placement Products” to Feature Panel Discussions with Leading Industry Experts in New York


NEW YORK - January 9, 2017 - Today Crown Global Insurance Group, LLC (“Crown Global” or the “Company”), announced that President and CFO Chris Calise will serve as a panelist at law firm Katten’s Updates on Tax-Efficient New Products and Private Placement Products Seminar in New York City on January 10, 2017.


Henry Bregstein, global co-chair of Katten's Financial Services practice, will moderate the program which will feature panel discussions with industry professionals, including Ronni Davidowitz, head of the firm's New York Trusts and Estates practice; John Dunnigan, Vice President at Goldman Sachs Asset Management; Steven Shenfeld, President of MidOcean Credit Partners; and Chris Calise, President and CFO of Crown Global. The "Tax-Efficient New Products" session will explore the private equity opportunity for fund managers, allocators, pension plans and other tax-exempt entities, sovereign wealth funds, and qualified US and non-US investors. The "PPVA, PPLI and IDFs" session will examine legal and market updates and current trends for products and distribution.


“Our session will focus on enlightening high net worth individuals, institutional investors and investment managers about current trends and the road ahead for private placement products,” said Chris Calise, Crown Global’s President and CFO. “I am honored to be included alongside such a talented group of professionals at Katten’s upcoming seminar.”


About Crown Global

Crown Global, through its operating subsidiaries, provides efficient investment-enhancement strategies and products for institutional investors, investment managers and ultra-high net worth individuals. The Company’s issuing insurance companies offer custom solutions that enable managers and investors to enhance their returns from investments in alternative assets and managed accounts. Crown Global operates globally and maintains offices in North America, Switzerland and the Cayman Islands.  Since its founding in 1998, Crown Global has established a solid track record of issuing U.S. and non U.S. compliant private placement variable life insurance and annuity policies for institutional and ultra-high net worth clients.


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