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Insurance Industry in the United Kingdom - Global Strategic
Business Report

Description:    The Insurance Industry in the United Kingdom Report provides insightful analysis, market overview,
                industry structure and outlook of life and non-life insurance industries in the country. The report
                also examines the pension and reinsurance markets as well as other sectors of non-life insurance
                industry like property, health, accident, general liability, pecuniary loss, personal lines, and pet
                insurance among others. Get a rudimentary insight into the insurance market trends & issues,
                marketing strategies, and regulatory environment within the country. The report provides a
                compilation and discussion on recent spate of mergers & acquisitions and other industry activities,
                which have irreversibly changed the landscape of the industry. Get a birds eye view of the latest
                launches of insurance products by major industry players in the country. The report also peeps into
                the recent past/ historical perspective of the countrys insurance market and corporate
                developments/product launches within the industry. A regional level discussion also looks into the
                leading companies footing in these markets along with their annual written premiums and/ or
                market shares. The report discusses several key and niche players such as Abbey National PLC,
                Allianz Corn hill, Amlin PLC, Aviva Plc, Halifax Life, Hiscox Ltd., Legal & General Group Plc., Lloyds
                of London, Lloyds TSB Group Plc, Markel International Ltd., NatWest Life, NFU Mutual Insurance
                Co., Prudential PLC, Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Group, Standard Life Plc, and The Equitable
                Life Assurance Society. Discussion on some of the UK based global leading brokers like HBOS PLC,
                Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Plc, and Willis Group Holdings Ltd. has also been compiled in the
                report.




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Contents:       INSURANCE INDUSTRY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
                 A STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT


                                               CONTENTS


                  1. Market Overview                                     UK-1
                     Table 1: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
                     Insurance Industry by Segment - Life & Non-Life Markets
                     Independently Analyzed with Annual Premium Income in GBP
                     Billion for the Years 2006 through 2010 (includes
                     corresponding Graph/Chart)                             UK-1

                     Table 2: UK 5-Year Perspective for Insurance Industry by
                     Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Premium Income for Life and
                     Non-Life Markets for 2006, 2008, and 2010 (includes
                     corresponding Graph/Chart)                             UK-2

                     Table 3: UK Insurance Industry (2006): Per Capita Premium in
                     US$, and Penetration of Insurance by Category - Life &
                     Non-Life                                       UK-2
                     Market Snippets                                   UK-2
   Health Insurance: An Illustrious Year                   UK-2
   Internet Aids Growth of Travel Insurance Market             UK-3
    Table 4: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
    Travel Insurance Market in GBP Million for the Years 2006
    through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            UK-3

    Table 5: UK Travel Insurance: Gross Written Premium in Pound
    Million for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding
    Graph/Chart)                                     UK-3
   Travel Insurance Sector Fueled by Britain’s Growing Emigrant
    Community                                         UK-3
   Growing Popularity of Annual Insurance Policies to Drive
    Travel Insurance Sector                             UK-4
   Travel Insurance Markets Register Higher Value Growth           UK-4
   Increasing Foreign Trips Fuel Travel Insurance Penetration
    Levels                                        UK-4
   Ageing Passengers to Fuel Insurance Sales                   UK-4
   ATII Raises Concern on Travel Insurance Sales                UK-4
   Travel Insurance Intermediaries Express Disapproval over Sales UK-5
   Travel Agents’ Share Declines for Travel Insurance
    Distribution Channel                               UK-5
  Rising Medical and legal costs Spiral Personal Injury Claims    UK-5
  Demand for Annuities Set to Rise Rapidly                   UK-5
  UK Insurance Industry Snapshots                           UK-5
   Relative to World                                  UK-5
   Relative to Europe                                 UK-6
   Relative to the UK                                 UK-6
  More Facts about the UK Insurance Industry                    UK-6
  Get Set...Grow                                      UK-6
  Investigations Unearth Startling Facts                    UK-7

2. Structure of the UK Insurance Market                    UK-8
   General & Long Term Insurance - A Unique Market Split        UK-8
   Market Concentration                               UK-8
    Table 6: UK Insurance Market (2005): Number of Companies By
    Category for General Insurance, Long-Term Business and Both
    (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                   UK-8

   Table 7: UK Insurance Market (2005): Average Annual Household
   Expenditure on Insurance in Pounds by Segment - Home
   Buildings/Structure, Home , Income Protection, Life
   Insurance, Medical, Motor, Mortgage Protection, and Personal
   Pension (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                UK-9
  Motor Insurance - A Highly Concentrated Market                UK-9
   Table 8: UK Private Motor Insurance Market: Net Written
    Premium in Pound Billion for Years 2005 & 2006              UK-9
   Private Motor Insurance Market Records Declining Profitability UK-10
   Green Motor Insurance Line to Grow                       UK-10
   An Increasing Car Insurance Premiums                       UK-10
   In-Vehicle Telematics Technology for The UK Motor Industry -
    A Brief                                        UK-10
   Motor Insurance Industry and Telematics                    UK-11
   Aging Baby Boomers - A Concern in the UK Insurance Industry       UK-12
  High Proportion of Overseas Business                      UK-13
   Table 9: UK Insurance Industry (2005): Percentage Breakdown
   of New Business Premium Mix by Category - Mutual, Overseas,
   UK Listed, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      UK-13
  Stocks and Shares Rank Top line Choices for Insurers’
   Investment Holdings                                  UK-14
   Table 10: UK Insurance Market (2005): Total Long Term and
   General Insurance Investment Holding in £ Billion by Category
   - Public Sector Securities, Ordinary Stocks and Shares,
   Property, Unit Trusts, and Cash and Other Investments
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                      UK-14

   Table 11: UK Insurance Market (2004): Total Long Term and
   General Insurance Investment Holding in £ Billion (includes
   corresponding Graph/Chart)                              UK-15
  Direct Writers - A Key Link in the Market Vertical          UK-15
  Fluctuating Regulations Cast a Spell of Chaos on the Industry UK-15
  United Kingdom’s Insurance Market Unstable                    UK-16
  ‘Long Life’ Products Go Strong                          UK-16
   Table 12: UK Life Insurance Industry: Life Annualized New
   Business in US$ Billion and Percentage Value Breakdown of
   LANB by Savings & Protection, Pensions, Pension Annuities and
   Group Risk (Regular, Non-Profit) for the Years 2001, 2002,
   2003, 2004, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding
   Graph/Chart)                                      UK-16
  E-Commerce & Outsourcing - To Rise & Shine the UK Insurance
   Sector                                          UK-17
  Investment Pattern                                   UK-17
  Consumer Trends                                      UK-17
  Women Not a Popular Target for Online Insurers                 UK-17
  Consumer Preferences                                   UK-17

3. Insurance Market Trends                                 UK-19
   Officers and Directors Insurance Market in the UK Registers
    Stagnant Growth                                     UK-19
   Mutual Insurance Gains Ground Amid Adversities                 UK-19
   Online Insurance on the Rise                            UK-19
    Table 13: Online Insurance Growth in the UK (2002-2005):
    Percentage Share of Online Sales of Motor and Home Insurances
    (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                      UK-20
   Structural Insurance on Decline                          UK-20
   Product Diversification and Service Differentiation Drive
    Volumes                                           UK-20
   Personal Lines - A Wave of Reforms                        UK-21
   Impact of Climatic Transitions on Insurance Industry           UK-21
   Citizens of The UK Resort to Insurers for Settling Neighborly
    Disputes                                         UK-21
   London Insurance Market - An Overview                        UK-22
   The UK Insurance Industry - An Overall Market Scenario           UK-22
   The UK Commercial Insurance Fraud                           UK-22

4. A Review of UK Insurance Industry Sectors                   UK-24
   Long-Term Insurance                                  UK-24
    Table 14: UK Long Term Insurance Market (2005): Net Premium
    Income in Pound Billion by Category - Group Pensions, Life &
    Annuities, Individual Pensions, and Income Protection &
    Other Business (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          UK-24

   Table 15: UK Long Term Insurance Market (2005): Benefits
   Paid in Pound Billion by Category - Life & Annuities, All
   Pensions, and Income Protection & Other Business (includes
   corresponding Graph/Chart)                               UK-24

   Table 16: UK Long Term Insurance Market (2005): Individual
   Business Policies in Million by Category - Life & Annuities,
   All Pensions, and Income Protection & Other Business
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                        UK-25

   Table 17: UK Long Term Insurance (2005): Percentage Market
   Share of Sales by Category - Single Tie/Limited Range,
   IFAs/Whole of Market, and Non-Intermediated (includes
   corresponding Graph/Chart)                           UK-25
   Table 18: UK Long Term Insurance (2000-2004): ‘Life &
   Annuities’ Net Premium (NP) in US$ Billion and Percentage
   Breakdown of NP by Regular and Single Premiums (includes
   corresponding Graph/Chart) (includes corresponding
   Graph/Chart)                                     UK-25

   Table 19: UK Long Term Insurance (2000-2004): Individual/
   Other Pensions’ Net Premium (NP) in US$ Billion and
   Percentage Breakdown of NP by Regular and Single Premiums
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  UK-26

   Table 20: UK Long Term Insurance (2000-2004): ‘Income
   Protection’ Net Premium (NP) in US$ Billion and Percentage
   Breakdown of NP by Regular and Single Premiums (includes
   corresponding Graph/Chart)                            UK-26

   Table 21: UK Long Term Insurance (2000-2004): Total Benefits
   (TB) in US$ Billion and Percentage Breakdown of Total
   Benefits by Pensions, Life & Annuities and Income Protection
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    UK-27

   Table 22: UK Long Term Insurance (2000-2004): Total Business
   Policies (TBP) in US$ Billion and Percentage Breakdown of TBP
   by Life & Annuities, Pensions and Income Protection Life
   Insurance (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)              UK-27

4a. Life Insurance                                    UK-28
  Table 23: Leading Players in the UK Insurance Market (2006):
  Percentage Breakdown of Net Premiums by Company - Standard
  Life, AVIVA Plc, Legal & General, Prudential, Lloyds TSB
  Group, Aegon, ALICO, HBOS Financial Services, AXA, Canada Life
  and Friends Provident (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     UK-28

  Table 24: UK Life Insurance Market (2006 & 2007): Percentage
  Market Share of Net Written Premiums by Category - Life
  Insurance, Individual Pensions, Occupational Pensions, Income
  Protection and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       UK-29

  Table 25: UK Life Insurance Market (2005 & 2006): New Business
  Premiums (Regular) in Pound Million by Category - Individual
  Pension, Group Pension, Individual Protection, Group
  Protection, Investment & Savings, Collective Investment &
  Schemes, Other Stakeholder Products, and Offshore Business
  (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                      UK-29

  Table 26: UK Life Insurance Market (2005 & 2006): New Business
  Premiums (Regular) by Distribution Channel - Single Tie,
  IFAs/Whole of Market, and Non- intermediated (includes
  corresponding Graph/Chart)                            UK-30

  Table 27: UK Life Insurance Market (2005 & 2006): New Business
  Premiums (Single) in Pound Million by Category - Individual
  Pension, Group Pension, Individual Protection, Pension
  Annuities & Income Drawdown, Investment & Savings, Collective
  Investment & Schemes, Other Stakeholder Products, and
  Offshore Business (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       UK-30

  Table 28: UK Life Insurance Market (2005 & 2006): New Business
  Premiums (Single) by Distribution Channel - Single Tie,
  IFAs/Whole of Market, and Non- intermediated (includes
  corresponding Graph/Chart)                             UK-31
   Categorization of the UK Life Insurers                 UK-31
   Restructuring of the Industry                        UK-31
   Opportunities for Life Insurers                        UK-32
   Life Insurance Prices to Drop in UK                     UK-32
   Outlook for the Life Market                           UK-32
  Industrial Branch Business                              UK-33
  About Endowment Mortgages                                  UK-33
  Hybrid and Savings Plans - Futuristic in Nature              UK-34
  The Pension Sector                                    UK-34
   Table 29: UK Pension Market (2005): Total Funded Pensions in
   £ Billion by Type - Self-Administered Pensions, Insurance
   Individual Pensions, and Insurance Occupational Pensions
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       UK-34
   Compulsory Pension (Contributory State Pension)               UK-35
   Safety Net Pension (Non-Contributory State Pension)            UK-35
   Occupational Pensions (Voluntary)                        UK-35
   Personal Pensions and Other Retirement Savings (Voluntary)        UK-35
   Stakeholder Pensions                                  UK-35
    Pension Credit                                    UK-36
    An Impetus to Sagging Pensions Market                      UK-36
  Traded Endowment Policies (TEPS)                           UK-36
   A Fast Growing Financial Services Segment                   UK-36
   The Origins                                       UK-37
   Target Audience                                     UK-37
   Triple Benefits                                   UK-37
   Protection and Investor Considerations                    UK-37
   Supply and Demand Scenario - A Historic Review                UK-37
    Table 30: Percentage of TEPS Offered by Life Companies to
    Market Makers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)             UK-38

4b. General Insurance                                  UK-39
  Table 31: UK Non-Life Insurance Market (2006 & 2007):
  Percentage Breakdown of Net Written Premiums by Category -
  Motor, Property, Accident & Health, Pecuniary Loss, Liability
  and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               UK-39

  Table 32: UK General Insurance Market (2005): Percentage
  Breakdown of Sales by Channel -Banks/Building Societies,
  Company Agents, Direct, Independent Intermediaries, Retailers/
  Affinity Groups/ Utility Groups, and Others (includes
  corresponding Graph/Chart)                            UK-39

  Table 33: UK General Business Insurance Industry (2005):
  Domestic Risk Net Written Premium (NWP) in £ Billion and
  Percentage Breakdown of NWP by Sectors for Motor, Accident &
  Health, Property, Pecuniary Loss and General Liability
  (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    UK-40

  Table 34: UK General Business Insurance (Excluding UK Risks)
  Industry (2005): Net Written Premium (NWP) in £ Billion and
  Percentage Breakdown of NWP by Home Foreign, Marine Aviation &
  Transport, and Non-MAT Reinsurance (includes corresponding
  Graph/Chart)                                     UK-40

  Table 35: UK Commercial Insurance Market (2005): Percentage
  Breakdown of Claims by Business Sectors - Employers
  Liability, Motor/Fleet Vehicle, Professional Indemnity,
  Property, and All Risks Packaged Policy (includes
  corresponding Graph/Chart)                              UK-41

  Table 36: UK General Business Insurance Industry (2000-
  2004): Domestic Risk Net Written Premium (NWP) in US$ Billion
  and Percentage Breakdown of NWP by Sectors for Motor,
  Accident & Health, Property, Pecuniary Loss and General
  Liability (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          UK-41
  Table 37: UK General Business Insurance (Excluding UK Risks)
  Industry (2000-2004): Net Written Premium (NWP) in US$
  Billion and Percentage Breakdown of NWP by Home Foreign,
  Non-MAT Reinsurance and Marine Aviation & Transport (includes
  corresponding Graph/Chart)                           UK-42
  Underwriting Profits                             UK-42
   Motor Insurance                                 UK-42
   Uncertain Future                                UK-42
   Performance - A Perspective                         UK-43
    Table 38: UK Motor Revenue Account (2005): Net Written
    Premium (NWP) in Pound Million for Domestic and Commercial
    Segments (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)             UK-43

    Table 39: UK Motor Revenue Account (2000-2004): Net
    Written Premium (NWP) in US$ Billion and Percentage
    Breakdown of NWP by Domestic and Commercial (includes
    corresponding Graph/Chart)                         UK-43

    Table 40: UK Motor Revenue Account (2000-2004): Claims
    Incurred (CI) in US$ Billion and Percentage Breakdown of CI
    by Domestic and Commercial (includes corresponding
    Graph/Chart)                                    UK-44
   Competition Metamorphoses the UK Motor Industry              UK-44
   Private and Commercial Motor Market                      UK-45
   Innovative Products at Low Premiums                      UK-45
   Motor Insurance Offer Low Returns on Capital              UK-45
   Motor Cycle Claims                                 UK-45
   Effect of Competition and Pricing                    UK-46

4c. Property Insurance                                UK-47
   Table 41: UK Property Damage Revenue Account (2005): Net
   Written Premium (NWP) in £ Million by Domestic and Commercial
   Segments by Category - Claims Incurred, Change in Provisions,
   Commission & Expenses, and Equalization Reserves (includes
   corresponding Graph/Chart)                           UK-47

  Table 42: UK Property Damage Revenue Account (2000-2004): Net
  Written Premium (NWP) in US$ Billion and Percentage Breakdown
  of NWP by Domestic and Commercial Segments (includes
  corresponding Graph/Chart)                           UK-47

  Table 43: UK Property Damage Revenue Account (2000-2004):
  Claims Incurred (CI) in US$ Billion and Percentage Breakdown
  of CI by Domestic and Commercial Segments (includes
  corresponding Graph/Chart)                             UK-48
  Equalization Reserves                               UK-48
  A Review of Past Performance                           UK-48
   Property Insurance Loses Ground                        UK-48
   Rate Hikes Indispensable                            UK-49
  Intermediaries Command Distribution of Home Insurance           UK-49
  Price Sensitivity of Household Insurance Premiums            UK-49
   Determinants                                     UK-50
  Trend Towards Single Adult Homes                         UK-50
  Brighter Prospects in the Offing                      UK-50
  Competition Intensifies                             UK-50
  SMEs Becoming Key Customers for Property & Liability Insurers UK-51

4d. Accident and Health Insurance                        UK-52
  Table 44: Growth of Permanent Health Insurance Policies
  (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    UK-53
  Health Insurance Highlights                         UK-53
  Critical-Illness Plan to Dominate UK Market             UK-53
  Corporate Sector Holds Hope for UK’s Health Insurance Market  UK-53
  Rising Private Medical Insurance Claims                 UK-54
   Table 45: Ratio of the UK Working Age Over Pensionable Age
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                   UK-54
   The Key for Retention                             UK-54
  Long Term Care                                    UK-54
   Booming Long-Term Healthcare Insurance Market in the UK      UK-54
  Control of Personal Investment Authority                UK-55
  Outlook                                        UK-55
  Changes in UK Healthcare System - Impacts on Healthcare
   Insurance                                      UK-55

4e. General Liability Insurance                        UK-57
  Types of Covers                                   UK-57
   Table 46: Liability Account Gross Premiums Written
   (£ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           UK-58
  Accident Insurance Market Lurking with Unlimited Liability Cover UK-58

4f. Pecuniary Loss Insurance                               UK-60
   Key Types                                          UK-60
   UK Creditor Insurance Market - An Overview                    UK-60
    Table 47: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
    Credit Insurance Market in GBP Billion for the Years 2006
    through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)              UK-61
    Popularity of PPI Declines in Recent Years                UK-61
    PPI Affected by Negative Adulation                       UK-61
    Regulatory Assessment Highlights Several Failures in
     Creditor Insurance Industry                           UK-61
   Commercial Insurance For Small Business                      UK-62
    Commercial General Insurance Industry in the UK to Register
     Robust Growth                                     UK-62
   Direct Writers Find Favor                             UK-62
   Searching for More Niches                               UK-63
   Brokers Calling the Shots                              UK-63
   Soft Market Leads to Policy Changes                        UK-63

4g. Pet Insurance Market                                  UK-65
  ‘Dogging’ the Pet Insurance Segment                         UK-65
  Low Costs Spur Sales                                   UK-65
   Table 48: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Pet
   Insurance Market in US$ Million at Retail Price for the Years
   2006 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           UK-65
  Competitive Scenario                                   UK-65
   Table 49: Leading Players in UK Pet Insurance Market (2005):
   Percentage Market Share by Company - Allianz Cornhill, AXA
   Insurance, Domestic &General, Royal &SunAlliance, Thornside,
   UKI Partnerships, and Others (includes corresponding
   Graph/Chart)                                        UK-66
  Changing Market Conditions                                UK-66
  Marketing and Distribution                              UK-66
  Outlook                                           UK-66

4h. Personal Lines Insurance                           UK-67
  Home Insurance and Motor Insurance Rake in Most Subscriptions       UK-67
   Table 50: UK Insurance Industry (2004): Household Expenditure
   by Percentage of Households Purchasing Insurance and Annual
   Expenditure Per Household in £ (includes corresponding
   Graph/Chart)                                    UK-67
  Key Players                                     UK-67

5. UK - Post September 11                               UK-68
   London Goes the Subscription Way                        UK-68
   Trends in Reinsurance                               UK-68
6. Key Market Trends/Issues - A Historic Review                UK-69
   Dismal Market Conditions                             UK-69
   Bad Times for Insurers?                             UK-69
   Soft Markets for Commercial Insurance and Reinsurance          UK-69
   Consolidation in the Insurance Market                   UK-70
   Consolidations in the IFA Sector                      UK-70
   IFAs Outlook Gloomy                                 UK-70
   Few Investors Choose to Invest in IFA’s                  UK-70
   Flooding: A Cause of Concern for UK Insurers               UK-71
   Concentration in the Non-Life Insurance Market              UK-71
   Effect of Demographic Trends on Insurance Penetration         UK-71
    Table 51: Population Trends: 1990-2030 (includes
    corresponding Graph/Chart)                           UK-72
   Information Technology in Insurance                      UK-72
   Distribution                                    UK-73
    Entry of Banks Into Insurance                        UK-73
     Table 52: Leading Bancassurers in the UK by Net Reinsurance
     Premium: 2000 (£ Million) (includes corresponding
     Graph/Chart)                                    UK-73
     Work-Site Marketing Rising to New Heights                UK-74

7. Marketing Strategies                               UK-75
   Telemarketing in the UK Insurance Market                   UK-75
   Advertisements                                  UK-75
   Direct Mail                                   UK-75
   E-commerce & M-commerce                                 UK-76
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)                     UK-76

8. Regulatory Environment                               UK-77
   Insurance Industry Joins Hands with CIFAS in Fraud Fighting
    Initiative                                   UK-77
    Salient Features                                UK-78

9. Outlook                                        UK-79
   Future Trends                                   UK-79

10. Market Minder: ‘Past’ Bites                          UK-80
  Per Capita Insurance Expenditure                         UK-80
   Table 53: Household Expenditure on Insurance by Type in the
   UK: 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               UK-80
  Premiums & Claims                                    UK-80
   Table 54: UK Motor Insurance Market (2002): Risks Premium
   Income by Category in £ Billion (includes corresponding
   Graph/Chart)                                      UK-80

   Table 55: UK Private Motor Insurance Market (2001-2002):
   Percentage Breakdown of Premium Income by Distribution
   Channels (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            UK-81

   Table 56: UK Private & Commercial Motor Insurance Market
   (2002)                                       UK-81

   Table 57: Long-Term Insurance Market in UK: 2000 (£ Billion)
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  UK-81

   Table 58: Gross Premiums Written for UK Property/ Casualty
   Insurers: 2000 & 1999 (In £ Million) (includes corresponding
   Graph/Chart)                                      UK-82

  Table 59: UK Motor Insurance Business: 2000 (£ Billion
  (includes corresponding Graph/Chart))                  UK-82
  Market Leaders                                 UK-83
   Table 60: Top-Five Players in the UK Life Insurance Market
   (2002) - Gross Written Premium in US$ Million for Barclays,
   Standard Life, Norwich Union, Prudential, and Halifax
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    UK-83

   Table 61: Top-Five Players in the UK Non-Life Insurance
   Market (2002) - Gross Written Premium in US$ Million for
   Norwich Union, Royal & Sun Alliance, Zurich, AXA, and
   Churchill (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)             UK-83

   Table 62: Leading Players in the UK Private Motor Insurance
   Market (2002): Companies Ranked by Gross Earned Premium in £
   Million and Vehicle Exposure in ‘000 Vehicle Years (includes
   corresponding Graph/Chart)                              UK-84

   Table 63: Leading Players in the UK Commercial Motor
   Insurance Market (2002): Companies Ranked by Gross Earned
   Premium in £ Million and Vehicle Exposure in ‘000 Vehicle
   Years (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                UK-85

   Table 64: Leading Insurance Players in the UK (2000):
   Company/Group Ranked by Premiums Written in US$ billion for
   CGU, Royal & Sun Alliance, Guardian Royal Exchange, BUPA,
   Corn hill, Z.F.S. Group, Direct Line, NFU, Independent Group
   and GE Financial (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        UK-86

   Table 65: Leading Life Insurers in the UK by Net Reinsurance
   Premium: 2000 (£ Million) (includes corresponding
   Graph/Chart)                                      UK-86
  Investment Holdings                                  UK-87
   Table 66: Break Up of Total Long-Term and General Insurance
   Investment Holdings in 2000 (£ Billion) (includes
   corresponding Graph/Chart)                            UK-87

11. Review of the Sectors: Mid-90s                      UK-88
  Table 67: Non-Life Investments Distribution in the UK
  Composites Market: 1994 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        UK-88
  Motor                                           UK-89
   Table 68: UK Private Motor Underwriting Ratios (%)
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  UK-89

   Table 69: Premium of the Composites Under Motor: Mid-90s
   (£ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       UK-89

   Table 70: The UK Private Motor Insurance Market: 1994-96
   (£ Million)                                  UK-90

   Table 71: UK Commercial Motor Underwriting Ratios (%)
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  UK-90

   Table 72: UK Commercial Motor Gross Premiums: Mid-90s
   (£ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      UK-91

   Table 73: Commercial Motor Premium Distribution: 1989 vs.
   1993 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               UK-91
   Property                                      UK-92
    Table 74: UK Commercial Property (Including Other)
    Underwriting Ratio (%) (includes corresponding
    Graph/Chart)                                   UK-92

   Table 75: Net Written Property/Casualty Premium Distribution
   By Line: 1994 ($ Million) (includes corresponding
   Graph/Chart)                                     UK-92
  Liability                                    UK-93
   Table 76: Breakup of Liability Among the Composites in the
   Mid-90s                                       UK-93

   Table 77: Written Premiums in £ Million: 1993 (includes
   corresponding Graph/Chart)                            UK-93

   Table 78: Occupational Disease Claims in Terms of Percentage
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    UK-94
  Accident & Health                                 UK-94
   Table 79: Pecuniary Loss - Net Premiums Written and
    Underwriting Results by Company (£ Million)              UK-94
  Life    .UK-95
   Table 80: Life Premiums in Total Premiums of the Composites
   (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    UK-95
  London - An Integral Part of the UK Insurance Industry       UK-95
   Composition of the Market                            UK-95
   Marine & Energy Insurance Market                        UK-96
   Reinsurance in the London Market                       UK-96
   The London Market Consolidation                        UK-97

12. Product Innovations / Service Introductions               UK-98
  Buddies Launches Discount Pet-Insurance Scheme                 UK-98
  Post Office Introduces New Life Insurance Policy            UK-98
  Direct Line to Introduce Four New Commercial Insurance Policies UK-98
  Zurich to Re-Launch its Home Solutions Product               UK-99
  Markel International Introduces Medical Malpractice Product    UK-99
  Tesco Launches Cheap Health Insurance                       UK-99
  Hiscox Rolls Out New Insurance Policies                  UK-99
  Halifax Rolls Out New Insurance Product                   UK-99
  Sterling Life Offers Life Cover for Armed Forces          UK-99
  Allianz Re-Launches Motor Trade Product                   UK-99
  WPA Introduces Mycancerdrugs                            UK-99
  Lloyds Offers Free Cover                             UK-100
  Groupama Re-Launches Optima Bike                           UK-100
  UK Post Office Launches Van Insurance                     UK-100
  BIBA Launches PPI Products                             UK-100
  BIBA Rolls Out Late-Night Entertainment Cover Product          UK-100
  R&SA Offers Insurance to Renewable Energy Sector               UK-100
  BUPA to Launch Space Insurance                           UK-100
  Swiftcover to Launch a Mobile Phone Based Service             UK-101
  Norwich Union Introduces Innovative Life Insurance Coverage       UK-101
  Norwich Union Introduces New Online Motor Insurance Policy       UK-101
  Tesco to Provide Private Health Insurance                 UK-101
  Norwich Union Introduces Guaranteed Whole Life Policy          UK-101
  MoreThan Provides Low-Cost Insurance to Young Motorists          UK-101
  Friends Provident Provides Tax Relief With New Life Cover      UK-102
  Swiftcover Expands Online Insurance Operations                UK-102
  Virgin Money Introduces Cancer Insurance                    UK-102
  Prudential Launches PMI Policy                         UK-102
  ADN Unveils Novel Insurance Services for UK Auto Dealership
   Market                                          UK-102

13. Product Launches in the Past                        UK-103
  Western Provident Association Launches Flexible Health Plan    UK-103
  Norwich Union Launches Group PMI Product for Corporate Customers UK-103
  Norwich Union Introduces Future Assured Plan                UK-103
  Norwich Union Releases Impaired Life Annuity Scheme            UK-103
  Medicash Introduces a Healthcare Cash Plan                 UK-104
  Berkeley Alexander Unveils Individual Private Medical
   Insurance Plan                                  UK-104
  Liverpool Victoria Introduces New Product                UK-104
  AIG Europe Introduces Healthnow                         UK-104
  SecureHealth Introduces Options                          UK-105
  Royal & Sun Alliance European Life & Investments Launches
   Balanced Yield Fund                                 UK-105
  Norwich Union Introduces Improved Version of Long-Term Care
   Insurance                                        UK-105
  Unum Launches Improved Elixia 123                          UK-105
  BITA Plus Consultants Launches Risk Analysis and Reporting
   Service                                         UK-105
  Hiscox Launches Online Service                          UK-105
  Clerical Medical International Offers New Version of CMI
   Premier Bond                                      UK-106
  Profin Launches Miscellaneous E&O Policy                   UK-106
   “Franchised Auto Dealers” from Royal & Sun Alliance          UK-106
  Willis Deploys War Risk Products                        UK-106
  Zurich Life Launches New Whole-Of-Life Policy               UK-107
  Norwich Union Launches Garden Insurance Package                 UK-107
  Liverpool Victoria Launches Comprehensive Mortgage Payment
   Protection Insurance Plan                            UK-107
  Skandia Offers Two New Life Insurance Programs                 UK-107
  MAP Underwriting Offers Insurance Coverage for Political
   Violence                                        UK-107
  Legal & General Launches New Protection Plans Under
   Protection Choices Brand Name                           UK-108
  Royal & Sun Alliance Launches New Plan for Non-Resident UK
   Citizens                                        UK-108
  Royal & Sun Alliance Rewards Safe Drivers with ‘More Than’ Plan UK-108
  Canada Life International Adds New Features to Offshore
   Flexible Life Plan                               UK-108
  BUPA International Adds Health Care Options to Insurance Policy UK-108
  BUPA International Introduces Company First                  UK-108
  Miller Insurance Group Offers Stand-Alone Terrorism Insurance UK-109
  21st Century Launches Hospital Advantage Plan                 UK-109
  Inreon Ltd. Launches EURO CAT                             UK-109
  Skandia Introduces New Plans                             UK-109
  Bank of Scotland Offshore Introduces Second Model of Save and
   Invest Product                                    UK-109
  AA Insurance Launches Online Customer Service Package             UK-109
  BUPA Creates Online Service for Complete Private Medical
   Insurance Cover                                    UK-109
  Standard Life Healthcare and Policy Master Together Offer
   Insurance Products                                  UK-110

14. Recent Industry Activity                            UK-111
   Tawa Acquires Continental Management Services                UK-111
   Assurant Solutions Takes Over Centrepoint Insurance           UK-111
   THB to Acquire Lloyd’s Broking Business and Overseas
    Interests of PWS                                 UK-111
  AIG Takes Over Direct Travel Insurance                    UK-111
  AXA Acquires Davis Group                               UK-111
  PHP Acquires Home Counties Healthcare’s Medical Insurance
   Business                                       UK-112
  Pearl Assurance Acquires Resolution                      UK-112
  Aviva Acquires Two Hamilton Companies and Forms New Agreements
   with HSBC                                       UK-112
   Assurant’s UK Affiliate Takes Over Swansure Group            UK-112
   AXA & BMPS to Form a Strategic Partnership                 UK-112
   AXA to Acquire Ukrainian Insurance Alliance               UK-113
   AXA to Divest Dutch Insurance Operations                  UK-113
   HSBC Enters into Joint Venture with Aviva                UK-113
   AXA and UkrSibbank to Acquire Vesko                      UK-113
   LV= Commences Brokerage Business                           UK-113
   Genworth Partners with GMAC                            UK-113
   Allianz Cornhill Collaborates with Game                 UK-114
Asda and LifeSearch Enter into Partnership                   UK-114
Aegon Scottish to Deploy Thinc’s Distribution Platform           UK-114
HSBC to Form JV with Norwich Union                           UK-114
Munich Re Acquires Bell & Clements                         UK-114
Aegon Enters into Distribution Pact with Dunfermline             UK-114
Skandia to Consolidate UK Businesses                        UK-115
Allianz Cornhill Changes its Name to Allianz Insurance          UK-115
LV= Forms Partnership with Help the Aged                       UK-115
Prudential and Discovery Forms JV                          UK-115
Norwich Union Outsources Administration to Swiss Re               UK-115
AXA PPP Acquires Legal & General                           UK-115
AXA to Acquire Swiftcover                               UK-116
L&G and Nationwide Enters Distribution Pact                   UK-116
R&SA Bags New Contract                                   UK-116
K Drewe and BIBA Enter into Collaboration                     UK-116
Prudential to Divest Egg                              UK-116
Equity and Nissan Forms Partnership                         UK-116
Standard Life and Summit to Offer Cover for Climbers              UK-117
Alliance and Leicester Enters Car Insurance Business             UK-117
IAG Acquires Equity                                  UK-117
Beazley Snaps Up Santam Corporate                            UK-117
Resolution Life to Merge Life Insurance Businesses              UK-117
Friends and Resolution Negotiate for a Prospective Merger         UK-117
Bank of Georgia Merges BCI and Aldagi                        UK-117
Ariel Acquires Atrium                                UK-118
Enstar Group Buys Cavell Management                           UK-118
American International to Acquire Ocean Finance & Mortgages          UK-118
CIGNA Acquires Vielife                                UK-118
Swiss Re bids for Prudential’s Division                   UK-118
Liverpool Victoria Snaps Up ABC Insurance                     UK-118
Generali to Acquire Aviva                             UK-118
Abbey Exits Life Business                             UK-119
Axa to Takeover Thinc Destini                            UK-119
Lloyds TSB Acquires Pearl’s General Insurance Business            UK-119
Citibank to Collaborate with Legal & General to Offer Insurance UK-119
Barclays to Sell Standard Life’s Insurance Products            UK-119
CFS Forms a New Wing for General Insurance                       UK-119
AIG to Commence Bulk Annuity Operations in The UK                  UK-119
Asda and Scottish Widows End Alliance                        UK-120
Scottish Re to Secure a New Investment of $ 600 Million           UK-120
Oxygen Holdings Completes Acquisition of Smart & Cook               UK-120
Resolution Life Confirms Talks Related to Prospective
 Transactions                                      UK-120
Royal & SunAlliance Plans Acquisition of Martello Underwriting UK-120
Allianz Cornhill and Argos Sign Agreement for Furniture
 Insurance                                        UK-121
Towergate Snaps Up Paymentshield                             UK-121
Catlin To Acquire Wellington Underwriting                   UK-121
Bank of America to Divest Premium Credit                      UK-121
Berkshire Hathaway to Meet Liabilities of Lloyd               UK-121
Reliance Mutual to Acquire University Life                 UK-122
Zurich to Acquire Endsleigh                             UK-122
Groupma to Allow Carole Nash to Function as a Distinct Entity UK-122
Swinton to Merge With its4me.co.uk to Boost Online Business          UK-122
Swiss Re Acquires UK GE Life Business                       UK-123
Capita Life & Pensions Bags Contract from Scottish Life          UK-123
Resolution Acquires Abbey National’s Life Insurance Business       UK-123
Royal Liver to Enter Guaranteed Critical-Illness Market         UK-123
Aviva PLC Acquires RAC                                 UK-123
Imagine Acquires Abacus                                 UK-124
HCC Proposes to Buy IIG                                 UK-124
Beazley Group Acquires OPCI                               UK-124
Merrill Lynch & Co to Acquire AMVESCAP Retirement, Inc.            UK-124
  CLI Acquires Axis USA                                UK-124
  Health Lambert Group Sells Health Insurance Brokers             UK-124
  St. Paul Sells Cassidy Davis                         UK-124
  American Physicians Acquires Minority Interest in Physicians
   Insurance Co                                     UK-124
  British Union Purchases Amedex                           UK-124
  Navigators Group Acquires Lloyds Syndicate 1221                UK-125
  Resolution Life’s Expansion Drive Continues                UK-125
  Sainsbury’s Bank to Start Auto Insurance Business             UK-125
  Prestbury Holdings to Launch General Insurance                UK-125
  Benchmark Causes Vibes in Investment Property Insurance           UK-125
  Primary Acquires Benchmark Management                         UK-125
  CDC to Purchase Saga Ltd                              UK-126
  Willis Group Holdings Ltd. Acquires Vision Insurance Group      UK-126
  Arthur J Gallagher Acquires the Kooper Group                 UK-126
  Marsh Acquires the Australian Operations of Heath Lambert Group UK-126
  Capital Z Financial Services Acquires SBJ Group             UK-126
  Royal & Sun alliance Divests UK Life Insurance Business to
   Resolution Life Group                              UK-126
  Crawley Warren Acquires International Space Brokers             UK-126

15. Strategic Developments in the Past                       UK-127
  UPC Buys Sun Life’s UK Operations                         UK-127
  HCC Holdings Acquires Illium Insurance Group                  UK-127
  Hilb Rogal & Hobbs Buy Alexander Brooks & Stevens Ltd            UK-127
  Norwich’s Flood Risk Mapping Holds Immense Implications for
   the Industry                                     UK-127
  Gerling NCM Sets Shop in the UK                          UK-127
  Primary Insurance Acquires UK Insurance’s Third Party Business UK-128
  Canada Life Acquires Disability and Life Insurance Operations
   of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance                      UK-128
  Earnest R Shaw Acquires Kendall White Millar                 UK-128
  HSBC Group Acquires Stake in Ping An Insurance Co.              UK-128
  Aegon Acquires Stake in Wentworth Rose                       UK-128
  Aegon Acquires Momentum                                  UK-128
  Aegon Acquires Advisory & Brokerage Services                  UK-129
  Willis Group Increases Stake in Indonesian Subsidiary          UK-129
  Prudential Corp. Acquires ING Life Insurance                UK-129
  Amlin Purchases Renewal Rights from AIOI Insurance Co. of Europe UK-129
  Scottish Annuity & Life Holdings Acquires World-Wide Reassurance UK-129
  Heritage Underwriting Establishes Lloyd’s Syndicate           UK-129
  GE Frankona Re Establishes New Aviation Unit                  UK-129
  XL Capital Assurance Establishes New Subsidiary in the UK        UK-130
  Aviva and UniCredito Italiano Sign Partnership Agreement with
   BPCI                                            UK-130
  Aviva Signs Agreement with Unicredito Italiano               UK-130
  Cazenove Investment Fund Management and AIG Life in Agreement UK-130
  Countrywide Assured Signs Agreement with Friends Provident         UK-130
  Royal & Sun Alliance Sells Offshore Life Operations          UK-131
  Jardine Lloyd Thompson Streamlines Business Operations            UK-131
  Axa Sun Life and Clerical Medical International Refocus
   Operations                                       UK-131
  Marks & Spencer Offers Pet Insurance                       UK-131
  Standard Life’s Stakeholder Pension Sales Slump               UK-131
  Royal & Sun Alliance Buys Loss Adjustment Unit of Independent
   Insurance                                        UK-132
  AXA Insurance Purchases Website of Independent Insurance           UK-132
  Liverpool Victoria Acquires Permanent Insurance from
   EquiTableLife                                     UK-132
  Prudential Acquires Orico Life Insurance                  UK-132
  Eureko Purchases Foreign and Colonial Management Ltd.             UK-132
  CGNU Acquires ABN Amro Magyar Elet es Nyugdijbiztosito
   Reszvenytarsasag                                    UK-132
                CGNU Acquires Insurance Division of the Development Bank of
                 Singapore                                      UK-133
                Vesta Insurance Group Acquires Instant Insurance Holdings and
                 Aegis Financial                                 UK-133
                EW Blanch, Ben field Greig Group Merge to Form Ben field Blanch UK-133
                Prudential Acquires YoungPoong Life                     UK-133
                Royal Sun Alliance Acquires Seguros BBV                   UK-133
                CPP Holdings Acquires Homecare Holdings                    UK-133
                Ben field Group, SG Set up Celsius Insurance              UK-133
                Groupama Insurances Forms New Division                      UK-134
                Prudential Divests General Insurance Business to Winterthur    UK-134

              16. Focus on Select Players                                UK-135
                Abbey National PLC                                     UK-135
                Allianz Corn hill                                   UK-135
                Amlin PLC                                           UK-135
                Aviva Plc - Fifth Largest Life Insurer in the World          UK-135
                Britannia Life                                      UK-136
                BUPA (British Union Provident Association)                   UK-136
                Direct Line Plc                                     UK-136
                Ecclesiastical Insurance Group                            UK-136
                Equity Insurance Group Limited                             UK-137
                Groupama Insurances                                      UK-137
                Halifax Life.                                      UK-137
                Hiscox Ltd                                          UK-137
                Legal & General Group Plc                                UK-138
                Lloyds of London                                     UK-138
                Lloyds TSB Group Plc                                   UK-139
                 Lloyds TSB Life Assurance Company Limited                     UK-139
                Markel International Ltd.                               UK-139
                Nat West Life                                        UK-139
                NFU Mutual Insurance Co.                                  UK-139
                Prudential PLC                                       UK-140
                Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Group                         UK-140
                Scottish Widows plc                                    UK-141
                St. Paul International Insurance Co. Ltd.                   UK-141
                St. Paul Travelers Insurance Company Limited                   UK-141
                Standard Life PLC                                     UK-141
                The EquiTableLife Assurance Society                         UK-142
                Leading Brokers in UK                                   UK-142
                 HBOS PLC                                            UK-142
                 Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Plc                           UK-142
                 Willis Group Holdings Ltd., UK                          UK-142




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