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Insurance Industry in The Czech Republic - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 604661
  • Report
  • March 2008
  • Region: Global, Czech Republic
  • 39 pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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The Insurance Industry in The Czech Republic Report provides insightful analysis, market overview, industry structure and outlook of life and non-life insurance industries in the country. Richly laden with quantitative analysis, the report provides the reader with a rudimentary preface to the Czech Republic insurance industry. A synopsized discussion offers prelude to other insurance markets such as reinsurance, healthcare, pension and employee benefits. The closely summarized Czech market report is designed to offer a macro level picture of the trends, market structure/basics and distribution channels overview of the industry. Also provided is a compilation of recent past/ historical perspective of the countrys insurance market and corporate developments within the industry. The report examines the leading companies footing in insurance markets at regional level, along with their annual written premiums and/ or market shares. Regional key and niche players briefly discussed and abstracted in the report include Ceska Pojistovna AS, CSOB Pojistovna, and Kooperativa Pojistovna.

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1. Insurance Market Overview CZ-1
Table 1: Insurance Industry in Czech Republic (2005): Premium
Income in US$ Billion, Per Capita Premium in US$, and
Penetration of Insurance by Category - Life and Non-Life CZ-1

Table 2: Czech Republic Insurance Industry (2004): Gross
Written Premium in US$ Million by Leading Players for Ceska
Pojistovna, Kooperativa, Allianz, CSOB pojicoeovna,
Nationale-Nederlanden, Generali, Pojistovna Ceske Sporitelny,
CPP, Komercni Pojistovna, UNI A, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-2
Czech Insurance Market on an Increasing Spree CZ-2
The Czech Republic to Merge Insurance Collections CZ-3
Changing Demographics Spell Growth for Insurance Products CZ-3
Health Insurance Scenario Satisfactory CZ-3
Failings of ‘Pay-as-you-Go’ System Propel Private Pension Funds CZ-3

2. Industry Structure CZ-4
Insurance Groups CZ-4
Financial Services Companies CZ-4
Major Financial Groups with Insurance Interests CZ-5
Associations CZ-5
Foreign Participation CZ-5
Key Requirements for Insurers CZ-6
Eligibility for Conducting Insurance Operations CZ-6

3. Outlook CZ-7
Headed for a Reforms-Driven Growth CZ-7

4. An Overview of Distribution Channels CZ-8
Direct Marketing CZ-8
Bancassurance CZ-8
The Internet CZ-8
Multi-Level Marketing CZ-8
Agencies CZ-8
Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers CZ-9
Independent Financial Advisers CZ-9
Employee Benefit Consultants CZ-9

5. Insurance Industry The Timeline CZ-10

6. A Historical Perspective of the Market CZ-11
2000-2001: A Review of the Market Constitution and Growth CZ-11
Tax Relief Provision CZ-11
Single-Premium Endowments Rise CZ-11
Table 3: Czech Republic Life and Non-Life Insurance
Penetration (as % of GDP): 2001 CZ-12

Table 4: Czech Republic Insurance Industry (2001): Premium
Written in US$ Million by Sector (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) CZ-12

Table 5: Czech Republic Insurance Industry (2001): Per
Capita Premium in US$ for Life and Non-Life Sectors CZ-12

Table 6: Czech Republic Per Capita Life and Non-Life Premium
in Comparison with Neighboring Countries for 2001 (Premium
per Capita in US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-12

Table 7: Czech Republic Insurance Industry (2001): Leading
Companies by Premium Income in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-13
Foreign-Owned Companies in the Czech Republic: 2001 CZ-13
Table 8: Break-up of Market Share Between Local and Overseas
Players for 2001 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-13
Czech Insurance Sector Features Among Top 50 Markets for
Insurance Worldwide CZ-14
Table 9: Czech Republic Insurance Industry (2000): Leading
Insurance Companies by Prescribed Premiums in Million
Korunas (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-14

7. A Segmental Perspective CZ-15

7a. Life Insurance Market Growing Steadily CZ-15
Major Products CZ-15
Term Life CZ-15
Credit Life CZ-15
Whole of Life CZ-15
Key Man CZ-16
Endowment CZ-16
Unit-Linked Contracts CZ-16
Common Riders CZ-17
Underwriting Criteria CZ-17
Distribution Scene CZ-17
Leading Players CZ-17
Table 10: Czech Republic Life Insurance Industry (2004):
Gross Written Premium in US$ Million by Leading Companies
for Ceska pojistovna, Kooperativa, ING
Nationale-Nederlanden, CSOB Pojistovna, Pojistovna CS,
Komercni pojistovna, Allianz, AMCICO AIG Life, Generali, and
Credit Suisse (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-18

Table 11: Top-Five Players in the Life Insurance Industry of
Czech Republic (2002) - Gross Written Premium in US$ Million
for Ceska Pojistovna, Nationale Nederlanden, Pojistovna CS,
CSOB Pojistovna, and Kooperativa Pojistovna (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-18

7b. Healthcare Insurance CZ-19
Compulsory Insurance CZ-19
Key Private Health Insurers CZ-19
Group Schemes CZ-19

7c. Pensions and Employee Benefits CZ-20
Annuities CZ-20
Government Pensions CZ-20
Company Pensions CZ-20
Background CZ-21
Benefits Offered CZ-21
Distribution Trends CZ-22
Individual Pensions CZ-22
Tax Benefits CZ-22
Multinational Pools CZ-23
Multinational Pools Representatives in the Czech Market CZ-23
A Recent Past Market Review CZ-23
Table 12: Pension Funds in the Czech Republic (1998-2001):
Members, Contributions and Assets (Members in Thousands,
Contribution and Assets in CZK Billion) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-23

Table 13: Czech Pensions Market by Premium in US$ Million
for 1998-2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-24

Table 14: Czech Republic Insurance Industry (1999-2001):
Distribution of Pension Fund Members by Age Group (In %)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-24

Table 15: Czech Republic Insurance Industry (1998-2001):
Growth in Pension Fund Contributions (In %) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-24

Table 16: Leading Pension Funds in the Czech Republic by
Members and Assets for 2001 (Assets in CZK Million)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-25
Owners of Leading Pension Funds in the Czech Republic CZ-25
Table 17: Czech Republic Insurance Industry (1999-2001):
Percentage Breakdown of Investment Distribution of Pension
Assets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-26

Table 18: Czech Republic Insurance Industry (1998-2000):
Individual Pension Premiums Written by Life Insurers (In CZK
Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-26
Other Employee Benefit Plans CZ-27
Table 19: Group Insurance Premiums by Class in Czech
Republic for 2000 (In CZK Million) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) CZ-27
Group Life Assurance CZ-27
Sickness Insurance CZ-28
Regulatory Norms CZ-28

7d. Non-Life Insurance Industry CZ-29
Table 20: Czech Non-Life Insurance Market (2005): Percentage
Breakdown by Segment - MOD, MTPL, Property Ex-motor,
Workmens Compensation, Other Liability, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-29
Leading Players CZ-29
Table 21: Czech Republican Non-Life Insurance Industry
(2003): Gross Written Premium in US$ Million by Leading
Companies for Kooperativa, Allianz, Generali, Pojstovna CS,
CSOB Pojistovna, CPP, UNIQA, AIG Czech Republic, and EGAP
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-29

Table 22: Top-Five Players in the Non-Life Insurance Industry
of Czech Republic (2002) - Gross Written Premium in US$
Million for Ceska Pojistovna, Kooperativa Pojistovna, Allianz
Pojistovna, Pojistovna CS, and IPB Pojistovna (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) CZ-30

7e. Reinsurance CZ-31
Investment Requirements CZ-31
Reinsurance - Local Trends CZ-31

8. Supervision CZ-32
Insurance CZ-32
Annual Returns CZ-32
Pensions CZ-32

9. Recent Industry Activity CZ-34
Hagelversicherung to Setup Unit in Czech Republic CZ-34
Raiffeisen Completes the Acquisition of eBanka CZ-34
Australian BE Group to Enter Czech Republic Insurance Market CZ-34

10. Strategic Developments During Recent Past (2000-2001) CZ-35

11. Focus on Select Players CZ-36
Ceska Pojistovna AS - Largest Insurer in the Czech Republic CZ-36
CSOB Pojistovna, Czech Republic - Fourth Largest Insurer in
the Czech Republic CZ-36
Kooperativa Pojistovna CZ-36

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  • Ceska Pojistovna AS - Largest Insurer in the Czech Republic CZ-
  • CSOB Pojistovna, Czech Republic - Fourth Largest Insurer in
  • the Czech Republic CZ-
  • Kooperativa Pojistovna CZ-
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