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Global Direct General Insurance Carriers: Market Research Report

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Global Direct General Insurance Carriers Market Research Report | Jan 2016

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 identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Despite mounting challenges over the majority of the period such as a softening insurance market, low interest rates, volatile equity markets and the single worst year of catastrophic disasters ever taking place in 2011, the Global Direct General Insurance Carriers industry has performed well during the five years to 2016. Strong demand from emerging markets and growing demand from established markets have bolstered insurance premiums, which have been priced more competitively amongst carriers. Over the five years to 2021, merger and acquisition activity is expected to intensify in the industry's developed markets, as large players acquire smaller competitors to expand their market share... read more

Industry Key Buyers

Market share concentration within the Global Direct General Insurance Carriers industry is low, with the top four companies accounting for an estimated 15.4% of total industry revenue in 2016. Moreover, the level of concentration within the industry has decreased in recent years, as the top four companies accounted for 16.9% of the market in 2011. While companies in the industry's mature markets continue to consolidate, these same companies have not kept pace with global revenue growth in recent years, given their reliance on saturated markets for sales.

Concentration levels do vary by region, country and product line... 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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