Emergent Capital, Inc., formerly Imperial Holdings, Inc., is a specialty finance company that invests in asset classes, primarily life settlements. The Company purchases individual policies and portfolios of life insurance policies. The Company manages those assets based on actuarial and market data. The Company provides customized liquidity solutions to owners of illiquid financial assets in life finance market. The Company focuses on lending to outright purchases of portfolios, to tertiary trades, as well as individual secondary market purchases. The Company invests in short and long-term life settlement investments. The Company through its subsidiary companies owns a portfolio of approximately 633 life insurance policies.