Complete Guide to the Insurance, Risk Management & Reinsurance Industry From Plunkett Research 2017

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report,  Insurance, Risk Management & Reinsurance Industry Almanac, 2017 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.

Insurance and risk management make up an immense global industry.  According to a survey conducted by a leading global insurance firm, Swiss Re, worldwide insurance premiums totaled $4.55 trillion in 2015 (the latest data available), down from $4.78 trillion in 2014.  This was equal to about 6.2% of global GDP.  Global life insurance premiums were $2.53 trillion during 2015, while all other types of insurance totaled $2.02 trillion.

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research lists top 350 companies in the Insurance Industry and names the top trends changing for the mid term.

Available Formats:

  • Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-421-2 (Available Now)
  • E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-746-6 (Available Now)
  • Online Subscription


Key Features Include:

  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and industry statistics
  • Industry associations list
  • Profiles of leading companies

Pages: 495              

Statistical Tables Provided: 14

Companies Profiled: 357

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $349.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • How is the industry evolving? 
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies? 
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the insurance business including:

  1. Introduction to the Insurance Industry
  2. Aging Populations Create Challenges and Opportunities for the Insurance Industry
  3. Sophisticated Risk Management and Prevention Programs Lead to Lower Losses
  4. Independent Agencies Continue to Dominate Commercial Insurance, but Play a Lesser Role in Personal Lines/Life Insurance Sales Fall in the U.S.
  5. Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Policy Holders Allow Their Habits to Be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates
  6. States Pick Up Some Wind and Flood Risk for Homeowners/Underwriters Rely on Sophisticated Risk Analysis Technology to Set Rates
  7. No End in Sight to the Growth of Specialized Insurance Lines
  8. Annuity Account Managers Create New Product Strategies
  9. Major U.S., Japanese and European Insurance Firms See Vast Promise in the Chinese, Southeast Asian Market and Emerging Markets
  10. Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Rapidly Rising Costs of Care
  11. Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping, Awards for Damages
  12. Hedge Funds Regroup and Play a Major Role in Financial Products Including Derivatives, Lending and Insurance
  13. Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and Derivatives Soar into the Trillions of Dollars
  14. Aging Populations, Baby Boomers Create Opportunities/U.S. Pension Accounts Top $24.5 Trillion
  15. Basel III, Dodd-Frank Act and Volcker Act Increase Regulation/European Solvency II Takes Effect

 Insurance Industry Statistics

  1. Insurance Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  2. Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Companies: 2010-1st Quarter 2016
  3. Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Life Insurance Companies: 2010-1st Quarter 2016
  4. Typical U.S. Automobile Insurance Costs, per Year: 2016
  5. Employers' Costs for Health Insurance, Amount & Percent of Total Compensation, U.S.: Selected Years, 2010-2015
  6. The Nation's Health Dollar: 2016 Where It Came From (Estimated)
  7. Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.: 1999-2015
  8. Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group, U.S.: 1999-2015
  9. Affordable Care Act Overview
  10. Medical Care Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2016
  11. Retirement Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2016
  12. Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S.
  13. Employment in the Insurance Industry, U.S.: 2010-July 2016
  14. Employment & Earnings in Insurance Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2015

 Companies Mentioned Include:

  • Chubb Limited
  • Metropolitan Health Networks Inc
  • National Security Group Inc (The)
  • Aetna Inc
  • AFLAC Inc
  • AIG American General
  • Alfa Insurance
  • Alleghany Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
  • Hanover Insurance Group Inc (The)