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Life Insurance in Bulgaria, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019

  • ID: 3506370
  • December 2015
  • Region: Bulgaria
  • 154 pages
  • Timetric
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • DZI General Insurance EAD
  • Syvzk
  • Uniqa Life Insurance Plc
  • ZAD Allianz Bulgaria Life
  • MORE

The 'Life Insurance in Bulgaria, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019' report provides detailed analysis of the market trends, drivers and challenges in the Bulgarian life insurance segment.

It provides key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, total assets, total investment income and retentions during the review period (2010-2014) and forecast period (2014-2019).

The report also analyzes distribution channels operating in the segment, gives a comprehensive overview of the Bulgarian economy and demographics, and provides detailed information on the competitive landscape in the country.

The report brings together research, modeling and analysis expertise, giving insurers access to information on segment dynamics and competitive advantages, and profiles of insurers operating in the country. The report also includes details of insurance regulations, and recent changes in the regulatory structure.

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The ' Life Insurance in Bulgaria, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019' report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Bulgarian life insurance segment, including:

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • DZI General Insurance EAD
  • Syvzk
  • Uniqa Life Insurance Plc
  • ZAD Allianz Bulgaria Life
  • MORE

1 Key Facts and Highlights
2 Executive Summary
3 Introduction
3.1 What is this Report About?
3.2 Definitions
3.3 Methodology
4 Economy and Demographics
5 Life Insurance Outlook
5.1 Key Drivers
5.2 Key Trends
5.3 Challenges
5.4 Life Insurance Growth Prospects by Category
5.5 Individual Life Insurance
5.5.1 Individual whole life insurance
5.5.2 Individual general annuity insurance
5.5.3 Individual endowment insurance
5.5.4 Individual supplementary insurance
5.5.5 Other individual life insurance
5.6 Life Insurance Growth Prospects by Product Type
5.6.1 Total linked insurance business
5.6.2 Total non-linked insurance business
6 Analysis by Distribution Channel
6.1 Direct Marketing
6.2 Agencies
6.3 Brokers
7 Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights
7.1 Overview
7.2 Leading Companies in the Bulgarian Life Insurance Segment
7.2.1 ZAD Allianz Bulgaria Life - company overview
7.2.2 Bulstrad Life Vienna Insurance Group JSC - company overview
7.2.3 DZI - General Insurance EAD - company overview
7.2.4 Uniqa Life Insurance Plc - company overview
7.2.5 UBB-Alico Life Insurance Company AD - company overview
7.2.6 Grawe Bulgaria Life Insurance EAD - company overview
7.2.7 Syvzk - company overview
7.2.8 Alico Life Insurance Company EAD - company overview
7.2.9 Generali Life Insurance AD - company overview
7.2.10 Sogelife Bulgaria - company overview
8 Governance, Risk and Compliance
8.1 Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
8.2 Latest Changes in Regulations
8.3 Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
8.3.1 Life insurance
8.3.2 Property insurance
8.3.3 Motor insurance
8.3.4 Liability insurance
8.3.5 Marine, aviation and transit insurance
8.3.6 Personal accident and health insurance
8.4 Compulsory Insurance
8.4.1 Motor third-party liability insurance
8.4.2 Personal accident insurance for passengers on public transport
8.4.3 Workmen’s compensation
8.4.4 Air carriers and aircraft operators insurance
8.4.5 Professional indemnity insurance for alternative investment fund managers
8.5 Supervision and Control
8.5.1 International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)
8.5.2 European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
8.5.3 Financial Supervision Commission
8.5.4 Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA)
8.6 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
8.6.1 Overview
8.6.2 Intermediaries
8.6.3 Market practices
8.6.4 Fines and penalties
8.7 Company Registration and Operations
8.7.1 Types of insurance organization
8.7.2 Establishing a local company
8.7.3 Foreign ownership
8.7.4 Types of license
8.7.5 Capital requirements
8.7.6 Solvency margins
8.7.7 Reserve requirements
8.7.8 Investment regulations
8.7.9 Statutory return requirements
8.7.10 Fee structure
8.8 Taxation
8.8.1 Insurance premium or policy taxation
8.8.2 Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
8.8.3 Corporate tax
8.8.4 VAT
8.8.5 Captives
8.9 Legal System
8.9.1 Introduction
8.9.2 Access to court
8.9.3 Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
9 Appendix
9.1 Contact
9.2 About
9.3 Services
9.4 Disclaimer

List of Tables
Table 1: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Key Facts, 2014
Table 2: Insurance Industry Definitions
Table 3: Bulgarian Government Credit Ratings
Table 4: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 5: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2010-2014
Table 6: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 7: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2014-2019
Table 8: Bulgarian Life Insurance - New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 9: Bulgarian Life Insurance - New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 10: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Earned Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 11: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Earned Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 12: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Paid Claims (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 13: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Paid Claims (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 14: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Incurred Loss (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 15: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Incurred Loss (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 16: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Commissions and Expenses (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 17: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Commissions and Expenses (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 18: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Written Premium (% of GWP), 2010-2014
Table 19: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Written Premium (% of GWP), 2014-2019
Table 20: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Renewal Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 21: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Renewal Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 22: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Assets (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 23: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Assets (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 24: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Investment Income (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 25: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Investment Income (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 26: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 27: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 28: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 29: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2010-2014
Table 30: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 31: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2014-2019
Table 32: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Category (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 33: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2010-2014
Table 34: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Category (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 35: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2014-2019
Table 36: Bulgarian Individual Whole Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 37: Bulgarian Individual Whole Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 38: Bulgarian Individual General Annuity Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 39: Bulgarian Individual General Annuity Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 40: Bulgarian Individual Endowment Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 41: Bulgarian Individual Endowment Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 42: Bulgarian Individual Supplementary Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 43: Bulgarian Individual Supplementary Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 44: Bulgarian Other Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 45: Bulgarian Other Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 46: Bulgarian Linked Insurance Business - Gross Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 47: Bulgarian Linked Insurance Business - Gross Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 48: Bulgarian Linked Insurance Business - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 49: Bulgarian Linked Insurance Business - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 50: Bulgarian Non-Linked Insurance Business - Gross Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 51: Bulgarian Non-Linked Insurance Business - Gross Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 52: Bulgarian Non-Linked Insurance Business - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 53: Bulgarian Non-Linked Insurance Business - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 54: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Direct Marketing Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 55: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Direct Marketing Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 56: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Direct Marketing New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 57: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Direct Marketing New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 58: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Sales Force, 2010-2014
Table 59: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Sales Force, 2014-2019
Table 60: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Agencies’ Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 61: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Agencies’ Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 62: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Agencies’ New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 63: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Agencies’ New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 64: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Brokers’ Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 65: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Brokers’ Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 66: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Brokers’ New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 67: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Brokers’ New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Table 68: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Number of Insurance Brokers, 2010-2014
Table 69: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Number of Insurance Brokers, 2014-2019
Table 70: Shares of Key Insurers in the Bulgarian Life Insurance Segment (%), 2014
Table 71: ZAD Allianz Bulgaria Life - Key Facts
Table 72: ZAD Allianz Bulgaria Life - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 73: Bulstrad Life Vienna Insurance Group JSC - Key Facts
Table 74: Bulstrad Life Vienna Insurance Group JSC - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 75: DZI General Insurance EAD - Key Facts
Table 76: DZI General Insurance EAD - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 77: Uniqa Life Insurance Plc - Key Facts
Table 78: Uniqa Life Insurance Plc - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 79: UBB-Alico Life Insurance Company AD - Key Facts
Table 80: UBB-Alico Life Insurance Company AD - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 81: Grawe Bulgaria Life Insurance EAD - Key Facts
Table 82: Grawe Bulgaria Life Insurance EAD - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 83: Syvzk - Key Facts
Table 84: Syvzk - Key Financials (BGN Thousands), 2010-2014
Table 85: Alico Life Insurance Company EAD - Key Facts
Table 86: Alico Life Insurance Company EAD - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 87: Generali Life Insurance AD - Key Facts
Table 88: Generali Life Insurance AD - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 89: Sogelife Bulgaria - Key Facts
Table 90: Sogelife Bulgaria - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Table 91: Bulgaria - Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
Table 92: Bulgaria - Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 93: Bulgaria - Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 94: Bulgaria - Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 95: Bulgaria - Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 96: Bulgaria - Minimum Coverage for Aircraft Third-Party Liability Per Accident Per Aircraft
Table 97: Bulgaria - Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2015

List of Figures
Figure 1: Bulgarian Real GDP, 2010-2019
Figure 2: BGN - US$ Exchange Rate, 2010-2019
Figure 3: Bulgarian Consumer Price Inflation, 2010-2019
Figure 4: Bulgarian Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP), 2010-2019
Figure 5: Bulgarian Unemployment Rate, 2010-2019
Figure 6: Bulgarian Population by Age Group, 1993-2025
Figure 7: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (BGN Million), 2010-2019
Figure 8: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (Percentage Share), 2014 and 2019
Figure 9: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium Dynamics by Segment (2010-2019)
Figure 10: Bulgarian Life Insurance - New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 11: Bulgarian Life Insurance - New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 12: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Earned Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 13: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Earned Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 14: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Paid Claims (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 15: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Paid Claims (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 16: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Incurred Loss (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 17: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Incurred Loss (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 18: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Commissions and Expenses (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 19: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Commissions and Expenses (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 20: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Written Premium (% of GWP), 2010-2014
Figure 21: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Written Premium (% of GWP), 2014-2019
Figure 22: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Renewal Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 23: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Renewal Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 24: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Assets (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 25: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Assets (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 26: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Investment Income (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 27: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Investment Income (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 28: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 29: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Net Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 30: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Investment Portfolio (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 31: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Investment Portfolio, 2010 and 2014
Figure 32: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Penetration (Ratio of Direct Premium to GDP), 2010-2014
Figure 33: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Density (Direct Premium per Capita), 2010-2014
Figure 34: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Investments (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 35: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (BGN Million), 2010-2019
Figure 36: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (Percentage Share), 2014 and 2019
Figure 37: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium Dynamics by Category, 2010-2019
Figure 38: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Category (BGN Million), 2010-2019
Figure 39: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Category (Percentage Share), 2014 and 2019
Figure 40: Bulgarian Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Category, 2010-2019
Figure 41: Bulgarian Individual Whole Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 42: Bulgarian Individual Whole Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 43: Bulgarian Individual General Annuity Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 44: Bulgarian Individual General Annuity Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 45: Bulgarian Individual Endowment Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 46: Bulgarian Individual Endowment Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 47: Bulgarian Individual Supplementary Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 48: Bulgarian Individual Supplementary Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 49: Bulgarian Other Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 50: Bulgarian Other Individual Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 51: Bulgarian Linked Insurance Business - Gross Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 52: Bulgarian Linked Insurance Business - Gross Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 53: Bulgarian Linked Insurance Business - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 54: Bulgarian Linked Insurance Business - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 55: Bulgarian Non-Linked Insurance Business - Gross Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 56: Bulgarian Non-Linked Insurance Business - Gross Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 57: Bulgarian Non-Linked Insurance Business - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 58: Bulgarian Non-Linked Insurance Business - Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 59: Bulgarian Life Insurance - New Business Gross Written Premium by Distribution Channel (Percentage Share), 2014 and 2019
Figure 60: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Direct Marketing Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 61: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Direct Marketing Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 62: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Direct Marketing New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 63: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Direct Marketing New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 64: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Sales Force, 2010-2014
Figure 65: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Sales Force, 2014-2019
Figure 66: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Agencies’ Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 67: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Agencies’ Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 68: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Agencies’ New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 69: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Agencies’ New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 70: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Brokers’ Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 71: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Brokers’ Value of Commissions (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 72: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Brokers’ New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2010-2014
Figure 73: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Brokers’ New Business Direct Written Premium (BGN Million), 2014-2019
Figure 74: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Number of Insurance Brokers, 2010-2014
Figure 75: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Number of Insurance Brokers, 2014-2019
Figure 76: Bulgarian Life Insurance - Segment Shares (%), 2014
Figure 77: Bulgaria - The Three Pillars of Solvency II
Figure 78: Bulgaria - Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels
Figure 79: Bulgaria - Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation

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- ZAD Allianz Bulgaria Life
- Bulstrad Life Vienna Insurance Group JSC
- DZI General Insurance EAD
- Uniqa Life Insurance Plc
- UBB-Alico Life Insurance Company AD
- Grawe Bulgaria Life Insurance EAD
- Syvzk
- Alico Bulgaria Life Insurance Compan

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