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Research and Markets: Reinsurance in the the US, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017
[March 20, 2014]

Research and Markets: Reinsurance in the the US, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Reinsurance in the the US, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017" report to their offering.

The written premium of the US reinsurance segment increased at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.7% during the review period (2008-2012). This growth was partially due to positive growth in the personal accident and health segment during the review period. The treaty reinsurance category accounted for 83.9% of total reinsurance written premiums in 2012, with facultative reinsurance accounting for the remaining 16.1%. Economic improvements and projected positive growth in the insurance industry are expected to drive the reinsurance segment over the forecast period. Government increases in rates for flood insurance provide opportunities for private insurers and reinsurers, which will also support growth over the forecast period (2012-2017). The treaty reinsurance category is expected to continue to account for the largest share with 82.1% of the total rensurance written premium in 2017, while facultative reinsurance is expected to increase its share in the overall reinsurance segment to 17.9%.

Reasons To Buy

- Make strategic business decisions using in-depth historic and forecast market data related to the US reinsurance segment and each sector within it

- Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities within the US reinsurance segment

- Identify the growth opportunities and market dynamics within key product categories

- Gain insights into key regulations governing the US insurance industry and its impact on companies and the market's future

Key Highlights

- The US reinsurance segment grew at a CAGR of 1.7% during the review period

- In 2012, the treaty reinsurance category accounted for 83.9% of the total US reinsurance segment, with the remaining 16.1% contributed by facultative reinsurance. The share of the facultative category is expected to reach 17.9% by 2017

- During the review period, US life insurers incurred losses due to declines in investment returns and unfavorable business and economic conditions

- The segment is highly competitive and mature, with some of the world's leading reinsurers present

Key Topics Covered

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Introduction
  3. US Insurance Industry Attractiveness
  4. Key Industry Trends and Drivers
  5. Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights
  6. Business Environment and Country Risk
  7. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Lloyd's
  • Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
  • QBE Reinsurance Corporation
  • Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation
  • The Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group

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