Global Direct General Insurance Carriers: Market Research Report

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Global Direct General Insurance Carriers Market Research Report | Apr 2015

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Direct General Insurance Carriers global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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Market Share of Companies
AIG AIG market share
Allianz Allianz market share
AXA AXA market share
State Farm Insurance State Farm Insurance market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Direct General Insurance Carriers industry provides protection from the costs arising from a variety of events, such as auto accidents, natural catastrophes and medical malpractice. In the five years to 2015, industry revenue grew only modestly as investment income plummeted and premium prices softened in developed markets. As a result, industry firms have increasingly turned their focus to emerging markets, where increased wealth is creating new demand for insurance products. Revenue is expected to grow at a stronger rate in the five years to 2020, as demand rebounds and the industry's largest players consolidate... read more

Industry SWOT Analysis

The Global Direct General Insurance Carriers industry is in the mature stage of its economic life cycle; this stage is characterized by increasing merger and acquisition activity, wholehearted market acceptance of industry offerings and slowing product development. Industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 6.6% over the 10 years to 2020. In contrast, world GDP is projected to grow at an annualized rate of 3.4% over the same period. These figures signify that the industry's share of the economy is growing; however, this growth is largely indicative of the industry's recovering profitability since the financial crisis... read more


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What is the Global Direct General Insurance Carriers Industry?

Businesses in this industry initially underwrite insurance policies relating to property, casualty, liability and other general risks. In underwriting insurance policies, general insurers earn premiums that they then invest to generate additional income. The underwriting of life, disability, health and medical insurance represents a separate industry, although many businesses compete in both insurance markets.

Industry Products
Private passenger autoHomeowners multiple perilOther liabilityWorkers compensationCommercial multiple perilCommercial autoFire
Industry Activities
Directly underwriting automobile insuranceDirectly underwriting homeowners' insuranceDirectly underwriting title insuranceDirectly underwriting workers' compensation insuranceDirectly underwriting medical malpractice insuranceInvesting premiums earned by underwriting insurance policies

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