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Paid out: Despite short-term growth, the industry will continue declining as its markets shrink

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry’s market will keep eroding as the crime rate and vehicle accidents decline
  • As incomes fell, consumers became more likely to convert payments to lump sums
  • As interest rates rise, more consumers will use industry services to liquidate their annuities

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Federal Reserve's expansionary policies in regard to interest rates has harmed revenue for the Structured Funding Companies industry over the five years to 2016. Industry operators function in both the secondary market for structured settlements and the market for the provision of presettlement financing. In general, industry operators purchase structured settlements from individuals seeking additional liquidity. Rising interest rates and medical expenditure are set to benefit the industry over the five years to 2021, despite the decline of auto accidents...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Low interest rates and the structural decline in auto accidents have damaged revenue for the Structured Funding Companies industry in recent years. Industry operators operate in both the secondary market for structured settlements and the market for the provision of presettlement financing. In general, settlement funding companies purchase structured settlements from individuals seeking additional liquidity. Industry operators also transact with a plaintiff with a pending personal injury claim to provide funds while they are awaiting settlement, earning a portion of the settlement proceeds in the process. Ove..

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    Additional Insights for the Settlement Funding Companies Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Settlement Funding Companies Industry are

  • Prompt delivery to market
  • Having a good reputation
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of vehicle accidents and Yield on 10-year Treasury note in the Settlement Funding Companies industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Settlement Funding Companies Industry?

    This industry purchases structured settlements in the secondary market from individuals, providing customers with cash in exchange for a number of fixed scheduled future payments. Industry operators also transact with plaintiffs with pending personal injury claims to provide funds while they are awaiting settlement, earning a portion of the settlement proceeds of the claim.

    Industry Products
    Auto accident settlement financing
    Medical malpractice settlement financing
    Products liability settlement financing
    Presettlement funding and other settlement financing
    Industry Activities
    Purchasing auto accident structured settlements
    Purchasing medical malpractice structured settlements
    Purchasing products liability structured settlements
    Purchasing wrongful death structured settlements
    Purchasing workers' compensation structured settlements
    Providing presettlement financing

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of vehicle accidents
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Total health expenditure

  • Current Performance
  • Impact of interest rates and claims frequency
  • Product and market trends
  • The J.G. Wentworth Company
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry factors of production
  • Regulatory landscape
  • Table: Settlement Funding Companies Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Settlement Funding Companies Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Banking

  • Products & Services
  • Auto accident settlement financing
  • Presettlement funding and other settlement financing
  • Medical malpractice settlement financing
  • Products liability settlement financing
  • Chart: Settlement Funding Companies Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Interest rates and consumer wealth
  • Frequency of personal injuries and other claims

  • Major Markets
  • Individuals needing to pay bills
  • Other individuals
  • Individuals looking to start a business
  • Individuals performing home improvement
  • Individuals paying for education
  • Individuals purchasing a home
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Settlement Funding Companies Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Interest expense and the provision for losses on finance receivables
  • Wages and depreciation
  • Marketing and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Settlement Funding Companies

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Settlement Funding Companies Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    JG Wentworth
  • Table: JG Wentworth - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Settlement Funding Companies Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Settlement Funding Companies Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Annuity
  • A form of insurance or investment providing the recipient a series of payments.
  • Pre-Settlement Financing
  • Used to provide funding to the plaintiff in a lawsuit prior to the case being resolved.
  • Structured Settlement
  • A legal settlement paid out as an annuity as opposed to a lump sum; this settlement typically provides tax advantages to the recipient.
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