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Life Insurance in Switzerland, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017, New Report Launched

The report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Swiss life insurance segment, including:

  • The Swiss life insurance segment’s growth prospects by life insurance categories
  • Key trends and drivers for the life insurance segment
  • The various distribution channels in the Swiss life insurance segment
  • The detailed competitive landscape in the life insurance segment in Switzerland
  • Detailed regulatory framework of the Swiss insurance industry
  • A description of the life reinsurance segment in Switzerland
  • Porter’s Five Forces analysis of the life insurance segment
  • A benchmarking section on the Swiss life insurance segment in comparison with other countries with GWP $75-150 billion

Life insurance was the largest segment in the Swiss insurance industry in 2012, accounting for 54.6% of total industry premiums. The gross written premium registered by the segment increased at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.3% during the review period (2008–2012). The segment’s gross written premium is expected to increase at a CAGR of 2.2% over the forecast period. Life insurance products are predominantly distributed by brokers and bancassurance, with the two channels accounting for 82.7% and 10.8% of the segment’s new business written premiums respectively in 2012.

Scope

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the life insurance segment in Switzerland:

  • It provides historical values for the Swiss life insurance segment for the report’s 2008–2012 review period and forecast figures for the 2012–2017 forecast period.
  • It offers a detailed analysis of the key categories in the Swiss life insurance segment, along with market forecasts until 2017.
  • It covers an exhaustive list of parameters, including written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, combined ratio, frauds and crimes, total assets, total investment income and retentions.
  • It analyses the various distribution channels for life insurance products in Switzerland.
  • Using Porter’s industry-standard “Five Forces” analysis, it details the competitive landscape in Switzerland for the life insurance business.
  • It provides a detailed analysis of the reinsurance segment in Switzerland and its growth prospects.
  • It profiles the top life insurance companies in Switzerland and outlines the key regulations affecting them.

Reasons to Buy

  • Make strategic business decisions using in depth historic and forecast market data related to the Swiss life insurance segment and each category within it
  • Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities within the Swiss life insurance segment
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the life insurance segment, along with the reinsurance segment
  • Identify the growth opportunities and market dynamics within key product categories
  • Gain insights into key regulations governing the Swiss insurance industry and its impact on companies and the market’s future

Key Highlights

  • Life insurance was the largest segment in the Swiss insurance industry in 2012, accounting for 54.6% of total industry premiums
  • Despite the low interest rate environment and paucity of appropriate investment opportunities, the return on equity of Swiss life insurers in 2011 measured 20.7%
  • The life segment’s robustness can be gauged from the fact that it remained relatively unscathed from the financial and eurozone crises
  • Brokers are the main distribution channel, accounting for 82.7% of the total commission paid to all distribution channels in 2012
  • In 2012, 23 life insurers operated in Switzerland. The segment is dominated by companies with a global reach

Spanning over 258 pages, Life Insurance in Switzerland, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017” report covering the Executive Summary, Introduction, Regional Market Dynamics, Life Insurance Segment – Regional Benchmarking, Swiss Insurance Industry Attractiveness, Life Insurance Outlook, Analysis by Distribution Channel, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis – Swiss Life Insurance, Reinsurance Growth Dynamics and Challenges, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights, Business Environment and Country Risk,  Appendix. The report covered companies are – AXA Leben AG, Swiss Life AG, Helvetia Schweizerische Lebensversicherungsgesellschaft AG, Basler Leben AG, Allianz Suisse Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Zürich Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Generali Personenversicherungen AG, Schweizerische Mobiliar Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, PAX Schweizerische Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Lombard International Assurance SA

Know more about this report at – http://mrr.cm/4wG

Related reports are;

1st- Non-Life Insurance in Switzerland, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 – visit at: http://mrr.cm/4wN

2nd- Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Switzerland, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 – visit at: http://mrr.cm/4wx

3rd- Reinsurance in Switzerland, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 – visit at: http://mrr.cm/4wf

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