On a Mean Reverting Dividend Strategy with Brownian Motion

Benjamin Avanzi, Bernard Wong
2009 Social Science Research Network  
In actuarial risk theory, the introduction of dividend pay-outs in surplus models goes back to Bruno de Finetti (1957). Dividend strategies that can be found in the literature often yield pay-out patterns that are inconsistent with actual practice. One issue is the high variability of the dividend payment rates over time. We aim at addressing that problem by specifying a dividend strategy that yields stable dividend pay-outs over time. We model the surplus of a company at time t,
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1504401 fatcat:xehh433lobhd7kze7pcyse6hey