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New Market Research Report: Non-Life Insurance in the Netherlands, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017

New Insurance market report from Timetric: "Non-Life Insurance in the Netherlands, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017"

 

Boston, MA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/17/2014 -- Due to the impact of the global financial and debt crises, the Dutch non-life segment was largely stagnant during the review period (2008-2012) and fell marginally at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -1.6%. The segment is highly fragmented and competitive, with 160 insurers supplying a variety of products. The main categories in the segment are property and motor insurance. Non-life products are distributed through a variety of channels, of which direct marketing accounted for the largest share with 35.4% of the total new business written premium in 2012. As economic conditions improve and the property markets stabilize over the forecast period (2012-2017), the segment is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.1%.

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Key Highlights

- Dutch non-life segment was largely stagnant during the review period (2008-2012) and fell marginally at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -1.6%
- The Dutch insurance industry is currently following Solvency I standards
- Due to poor growth rates in the property and motor insurance categories, the non-life segment recorded a slight fall during the review period
- Consumer behavior has changed considerably, as customers shop around for lower premiums
- Non-life insurers are now focusing on reducing costs and improving efficiency to generate sufficient profit margins and increase segment share
- The non-life segment is fragmented, with the 10 leading companies accounting for 57.8% of the segment in 2012

Scope

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the non-life insurance segment in the Netherlands:

- It provides historical values for the Netherlands's non-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 Netherlands's non-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 non-life insurance products in the Netherlands.
- Using Porter's industry-standard "Five Forces" analysis, it details the competitive landscape in the Netherlands for the non-life insurance segment.
- It provides a detailed analysis of the reinsurance segment in the Netherlands and its growth prospects.
- It profiles the top non-life insurance companies in the Netherlands and outlines the key regulations affecting them.

Reasons to Get This Report

- Make strategic business decisions using in depth historic and forecast market data related to the Dutch non-life insurance segment and each category within it
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Companies Mentioned in this Report: Centrale Zorgverzekeraars Groep, Zilveren Kruis Achmea Zorgverzekeringen NV, VGZ Zorgverzekeraar NV, Menzis Zorgverzekeraar NV, Agis Zorgverzekeringen NV, Achmea Schadeverzekeringen NV, Unive Zorg NV, IZA Zorgverzekeraar NV, Nationale-Nederlanden Schadeverzekering Maatschappij NV, Delta Lloyd Schadeverzekering NV

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