• Filing Date: 2020-07-09
  • Form Type: 10-Q
  • Description: Quarterly report
v3.20.2
Description of Business (Details)
$ in Thousands
Dec. 04, 2019
USD ($)
contract
Aug. 16, 2019
USD ($)
May 31, 2020
USD ($)
contract
Nov. 30, 2019
USD ($)
contract
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Investment in limited partnership     $ 150,200 $ 137,849 [1]
Investment in life settlements fair value       1,297
Proceeds from maturity of life settlements $ 12,700      
White Eagle        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Number of life insurance policies canceled | contract 2      
Proceeds from maturity of life settlements $ 2,000      
Sun Life        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Number of life insurance policies canceled | contract 31      
Investment in life settlements fair value $ 163,500      
Proceeds from maturity of life settlements 36,100      
Sun Life | White Eagle        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Investment in life settlements fair value $ 141,500      
Number of policies owned | contract 28      
Number of life insurance policies in receivable for maturity | contract 1      
Receivable from maturity of life insurance contracts $ 10,000      
Payments for sale of life insurance contracts $ 13,400      
Sun Life | Emergent Capital, Inc.        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Number of life insurance policies canceled | contract 2      
Investment in life settlements fair value $ 12,000      
Proceeds from maturity of life settlements 12,700      
Sun Life | Wilmington Trust        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Payments for sale of life insurance contracts 10,000      
Sun Life | Class A Interests | White Eagle        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Payments for sale of life insurance contracts $ 13,400      
WE Investment        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Investment in life settlements fair value     $ 2,400,000  
Number of policies owned | contract     513  
WE Investment | Lamington        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Equity investment ownership percentage   27.50%    
Investment in limited partnership   $ 138,900 $ 150,200 137,800
Subsidiaries | WE Investment        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Equity investment ownership percentage     27.50%  
Subsidiaries | WE Investment | White Eagle        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Investment in life settlements fair value     $ 0 $ 1,297
Number of policies owned | contract     0 2
Subsidiaries | WE Investment | Lamington        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Equity investment ownership percentage   27.50%    
Affiliates | Class A Interests | White Eagle        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Proceeds from sale of limited partnership interest   $ 366,200    
Affiliates | Class D Interests | White Eagle        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Proceeds from sale of limited partnership interest   $ 8,000    
Affiliates | Palomino | White Eagle        
Organization and Nature of Operations [Line Items]        
Percentage of equity interest sold   72.50%    
[1] Derived from audited consolidated financial statements.