Exclusive extracts from this 69-page-long report:
- Who are the key players?
The geographical scope of the report is limited to Europe, the industry's largest profit pool, as competition in the insurance sector takes place predominantly at a regional/continental level, with only a handful of players (e.g. AXA, Allianz, Chubb, Mapfre) conducting global operations. Even so, global insurers do not compete directly in each regional market, taking on regional/local players instead. [...]
Groups analysed in this report include: Allianz Group, AXA, Generali Group, Aviva, Zurich Insurance Group, Chubb Limited, Mapfre, Vienna Insurance Group, Sampo Group, and Admiral Group.
- What are the players' strategies?
Allianz is on track to execute a series of initiatives designed to further improve its performance across key markets. This has led to recent disposals including the Fireman Fund retail portfolio, its entire shareholding in Germany's Oldenburgische Landesbank, and life activities in South Korea. At the same time, it has been working to improve profitability in Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico. […]
- What are the players' key growth and profitability drivers?
2016 was an extremely successful year for digital insurance specialist Admiral, whose revenue rose 21.5% yoy, on an organic basis. While 2016 profitability has been dented by growth investments and regulatory changes in the UK, Admiral won new customers in both its UK and international operations. [...]