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Life Insurance in Bulgaria, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2021

Life Insurance in Bulgaria, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2021

Synopsis

Timetric’s 'Life Insurance in Bulgaria, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2021' report provides a detailed outlook by product category for the Bulgarian life insurance segment, and a comparison of the Bulgarian insurance industry with its regional counterparts.

It provides key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, commissions and expenses, total assets and total investment income during the review period (2012–2016) and forecast period (2016–2021).

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 Timetric’s 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.

Summary

Timetric’s 'Life Insurance in Bulgaria, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2021' report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Bulgarian life insurance segment, including:

  • An overview of the Bulgarian life insurance segment
  • The Bulgarian life insurance segment’s growth prospects by category
  • A comprehensive overview of the Bulgarian economy and demographics
  • A comparison of the Bulgarian life insurance segment with its regional counterparts
  • The various distribution channels in the Bulgarian life insurance segment
  • Details of the competitive landscape in the life insurance segment in Bulgaria
  • Details of regulatory policy applicable to the Bulgarian insurance industry
Scope

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the life insurance segment in Bulgaria:
  • It provides historical values for the Bulgarian life insurance segment for the report’s 2012–2016 review period, and projected figures for the 2016–2021 forecast period.
  • It offers a detailed analysis of the key categories in the Bulgarian life insurance segment, and market forecasts to 2021.
  • It provides a comparison of the Bulgarian life insurance segment with its regional counterparts.
  • It analyzes the various distribution channels for life insurance products in Bulgaria.
  • It profiles the top life insurance companies in Bulgaria and outlines the key regulations affecting them.
Reasons To Buy
  • Make strategic business decisions using in-depth historic and forecast market data related to the Bulgarian life insurance segment, and each category within it.
  • Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities in the Bulgarian life insurance segment.
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the life insurance segment.
  • Identify growth opportunities and market dynamics in key product categories.
  • Gain insights into key regulations governing the Bulgarian insurance industry, and their impact on companies and the industry's future.
Key Highlights
  • On February 16, 2017, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published a decision regarding the collaboration of insurance regulatory authorities from all European Union (EU) member states in accordance with the requirements stipulated in Solvency II directive.
  • On February 2, 2017, the European Parliament and of the Council published a new Insurance Distribution Directive 2016/97 in the official journal of the EU.
  • Unit-linked was the leading life insurance class in 2016, particularly due to low interest rates. Bulgarian insurers introduced a number of unit-linked products during the review period. Bulstrad Life partnered with Post Bank and launched index-linked life insurance in 2016.
  • Solvency II came into effect on January 1, 2016, and is expected to have a considerable effect on the Bulgarian insurance industry. It is a reform of risk-management and capital-adequacy requirements to ensure a more accurate allocation of capital to risk.


  • Key Facts and Highlights
    • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Key Facts, 2016
    • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Segment Shares of the Top Insurers, 2016
  • Executive Summary
  • Economy and Demographics
    • Table Bulgarian Government Credit Ratings
  • Segment Outlook
    • Regional Comparison
    • Segment Indicators
      • Gross written premium and penetration
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BGN Million and US$ Million), 2012-2016
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Penetration (%), 2012-2016
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BGN Million and US$ Million), 2016-2021
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Penetration (%), 2016-2021
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Premium per Capita (BGN and US$), 2012-2016
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Premium per Capita (BGN and US$), 2016-2021
      • Claims
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Paid Claims (BGN Million and US$ Million), 2012-2016
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Paid Claims (BGN Million and US$ Million), 2016-2021
      • Assets and investments
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Assets (BGN Million and US$ Million), 2012-2016
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Assets (BGN Million and US$ Million), 2016-2021
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Investment Income (BGN Million and US$ Million), 2012-2016
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Total Investment Income (BGN Million and US$ Million), 2016-2021
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Investment Portfolio (BGN Million), 2012-2016
        • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Investment Portfolio (BGN Million), 2016-2021
  • Distribution Channel Outlook
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Segment Shares of Leading Insurers (%), 2016
    • Company Profiles
      • Bulstrad Life Vienna Insurance Group - company overview
        • Table Bulstrad Life Vienna Insurance Group - Key Facts
        • Table Bulstrad Life Vienna Insurance Group Company - Key Financials (US$ Million), 2012-2016
      • Allianz Bulgaria Life Insurance Company - company overview
        • Table Allianz Bulgaria Life Insurance Company - Key Facts
        • Table Allianz Bulgaria Life Insurance Company - Key Financials (US$ Million), 2012-2016
      • Uniqa Life Insurance Plc - company overview
        • Table Uniqa Life Insurance Company - Key Facts
        • Table Uniqa Life Insurance Plc - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2012-2016
      • DZI Life Insurance - company overview
        • Table DZI Life Insurance - Key Facts
        • Table DZI Life Insurance - Key Financials (US$ Million), 2012-2016
      • UBB-Metlife Zhivotozastrahovatelno Drujestvo AD - company overview
        • Table UBB-Metlife - Key Facts
        • Table UBB-Metlife - Key Financials (US$ Million), 2012-2016
      • Grawe Bulgaria Life Insurance - company overview
        • Table Grawe Bulgaria Life Insurance - Key Facts
        • Table Grawe Bulgaria Life Insurance - Key Financials (US$ Million), 2012-2016
      • Syndicate VZK - company overview
        • Table Syndicate VZK - Key Facts
        • Table Syndicate VZK - Key Financials (US$ Million), 2012-2016
      • Sogelife Bulgaria - company overview
        • Table Sogelife Bulgaria - Key Facts
        • Table Sogelife Bulgaria - Key Financials (US$ Million), 2012-2016
      • Groupama Zastrahovane EAD - company overview
        • Table Groupama Zastrahovane EAD - Key Facts
        • Table Groupama Zastrahovane EAD - Key Financials (BGN Million), 2012-2016
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
    • Table Bulgaria - Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
    • Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
    • Latest Changes in Regulation
    • Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
      • Life Insurance
        • Table Bulgaria - Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Property Insurance
        • Table Bulgaria - Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Motor Insurance
        • Table Bulgaria - Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Liability insurance
        • Table Bulgaria - Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Marine, aviation and transit insurance
      • Personal accident and health insurance
    • Compulsory Insurance
      • Motor third-party liability insurance
      • Personal accident insurance for passengers on public transport
      • Workmen's compensation
      • Air carriers and aircraft operators insurance
        • Table Bulgaria - Minimum Cover for Aircraft Third-Party Liability per Accident per Aircraft
      • Professional indemnity insurance for alternative investment fund managers
      • Liability for ships with respect to oil pollution
      • Social insurance system
    • Supervision and Control
      • International Association of Insurance Supervisors
      • European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority
      • Financial Supervision Commission
      • Federation of European Risk Management Associations
    • Non-Admitted Insurance Regulation
      • Overview
      • Intermediaries
      • Market practices
      • Fines and Penalties
    • Company Registration and Operations
      • Type of insurance organization
      • Establishing a local company
      • Foreign ownership
      • Types of license
      • Capital requirements
      • Solvency margin
      • Reserve requirements
      • Investment regulations
      • Statutory return requirements
      • Fee structure
    • Taxation
      • Insurance premium or policy taxation
      • Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
      • Corporate tax
        • Table Bulgaria - Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2017
      • VAT
      • Captives
    • Legal System
      • Introduction
      • Access to court
      • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Databook
    • Policies and Premium
      • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Policies and Premium, 2012-2016
      • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Policies and Premium, 2016-2021
    • Claims and Expenses
      • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Claims and Expenses, 2012-2016
      • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Claims and Expenses, 2016-2021
    • Assets and Investments
      • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Assets and Investments, 2012-2016
      • Table Bulgarian Life Insurance - Assets and Investments, 2016-2021
  • Definitions and Methodology
    • Definitions
      • Table Insurance Industry Definitions
    • Methodology
  • About Timetric
    • Contact Timetric
    • About Timetric
    • Timetric's Services
    • Disclaimer

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