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Emerging Niches for Insurance - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 604644
  • Report
  • March 2008
  • Region: Global
  • 36 pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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The Emerging Niches for Insurance Report provides insightful analysis and market overview of insurance products for diverse risks and divergent target groups. A synopsized discussion offers preludes to special insurance products and types such as environmental pollution policies, insurance for nonprofits, insurance for public entities, fine art policies, spectator liability insurance, event cancellation coverage, insurance for the film industry, intellectual property coverage, kidnap/ransom & extortion (KRE) insurance, online risks, insurance for chemical industry, engineering insurance, and agriculture insurance. Also provided is a compilation of current and recent past perspective of the market, mergers & acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments & product launches within it.

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1. Insurance Industrys Tryst with Diversity EN-1
Newer Avenues for Growth EN-1

2. Insurance Products for Diverse Risks and Divergent Target Groups EN-2

2a. Insurance for Nonprofits - Impact of a Hardening Market EN-2
Structural Differences Prove a Hindrance EN-2
Looking Towards Purchasing Groups EN-2
Property Coverage to Become Scarce EN-3
Opportunities Do Exist EN-3

2b. Insurance for Public Entities EN-4
Role of Insurance Pools EN-4
Schools Hit Hard EN-4
Carriers Have the Say EN-5
Outlook EN-5

2c. Environmental Pollution Policies - Not Just for Industries EN-6

Environmental Responsibilities of Insurance Firms EN-6
A Complex Market EN-7
Transaction Insurance EN-7
Why the Sudden Rush? EN-7
Upswing for Dry Cleaners Pollution Policies EN-7
Policies for Contractors EN-8
Signing of the UN Statement EN-8
Techniques For Inspecting Environmental Claims- Related Sites EN-8
The Superfund Issue EN-9

2d. Fine Art Policies - Insuring Treasures EN-10
Types of Policies EN-10
Theft, not the No.1 Risk EN-10
Yet, Risk of Theft Cannot be Ignored EN-11
Focus on Customer Service EN-11

2e. Spectator Liability Insurance EN-12
The Darker Side of Sporting Events EN-12
The Need for Spectator Liability Coverage EN-12
Stadiums and Structures on Red Alert EN-12
Terrorism Exclusion Comes As a Breather EN-13

2f. Event Cancellation Coverage EN-14
Tough Times EN-14

2g. Insurance for the Film Industry EN-15
Insurance Keeps Hollywood in ‘Motion’ EN-15
Completion Bonding - Entrenched EN-15
The New Entrants EN-16

2h. Intellectual Property Coverage - Valuing Intangibles EN-17

The Obstacles EN-17
There is a Need EN-17

2i. Kidnap/Ransom & Extortion (KRE) Insurance EN-18
US KRE Insurance Market - In Tandem with London Market EN-18

2j. Online Risks - New Age Perils EN-19
First-Party Damage EN-19
Third-Party Liability EN-19

2k. Insurance for Chemical Industry EN-20
Problems Aplenty for Chemical Processing Industry EN-20
Rise in Claims EN-20
Rise in Prices EN-20
Reasons for Price Increase EN-20
Entry of New Insurers EN-21
Exclusions from Liability Risk EN-21
Diligence is the Buzz Word! EN-21
Alternative Risk Transfer Gaining Momentum EN-21

2l. Engineering Insurance EN-23
Hong Kong - Engineering Reinsurance EN-23
Argentina - Engineering/Construction Insurance EN-23
US - Construction Insurance EN-23

2m. Agriculture Insurance - Abounding Potential in Emerging Markets EN-24

A Brief Snapshot of Agriculture Insurance Across World EN-24
Chile EN-24
Table 1: Gross Written Premium in CLP Billion for Chilean
Agriculture Sector (2000 & 2001) EN-24
Livestock Insurance EN-24
China EN-25
Table 2: Chinese Agricultural Insurance Market (2003):
Percentage Value Breakdown of Premium by Company - PICC,
China United and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) EN-25
Brazil EN-25
Agricultural Insurance Expands EN-25

3. Recent Industry Activity EN-26
Hiscox Buys Eriks Assuradeuren’s Renewal Rights EN-26
HCC Insurance Acquires CineFinance EN-26
Willis Group Holdings Ltd. Acquires Vision Insurance Group EN-26
JumpStart Acquires Stake in Cleverland Holdings EN-26

4. Product Launches/Service Innovations in Past EN-27
Tokio Marine Launches Two Products EN-27
AIG Launches AIG PowerBuild EN-27
BAT Offers General Contractor-Residential Program EN-27
Zurich NA Modifies E-Commerce Program EN-27
Glenlake Insures Package Invoices EN-27
Skandia Launches Skandia Global Funds EN-27
Chubb Unveils “Customarq for Wineries” EN-28
Federal Crop Approves Program of American Agri EN-28
Hartford Introduces Program for Fish Farmers EN-28
HSB OneSource from Hartford EN-28
Travelers Offers Comprehensive Plan for Employee-Related Risk EN-29
Venture Programs Offers IP Coverage EN-29
Zurich NA’s Coverage for Product Recalls EN-29
Tamarack American Introduces RevenueGuard EN-29
AIG Launches WebMerchantGuard EN-30
Progressive’s Internet Banking Protection Package EN-30
Atlantic Mutual Releases Fine-Arts Policy EN-31
BISA Launches Special Event-Convention Program EN-31
Chubb Launches Remediation Cost-Cap Policy EN-31
Chubb’s Protection for Community Asso. Leaders Policy EN-31
inreon Launches EURO CAT EN-31
Insurance Brokers’ Kidnap & Ransom Facility EN-31
Munich Re Offers Policy for World Cup EN-32
Western Security Introduces New Product EN-32
Bank of America, Overseas Private Cover Currency Devaluation EN-32
Stuckey & Co.’s Foreign Coverage Program EN-32
AIG Announces War & Hijack Coverage EN-32
Miller Offers Stand-Alone Terrorism Insurance EN-32
Willis Deploys War Risk Products EN-33

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