Research reports

In-depth research reports, providing strategic insight and data

Insurance Risk Data offers a variety of reports to suit different needs. These vary from annual in-depth strategic research studies through to data-only reports and bespoke benchmarking studies. Reports are underpinned with data from the Insurance Risk Database, as well as data from a variety of other sources such as national regulators, EIOPA and proprietary data gathered from surveys and interviews.

Insurance Investment Outsourcing Opportunities - Europe & Bermuda 2022

The fourth comprehensive annual report on how insurers in Europe including Switzerland, in Bermuda and at Lloyd’s syndicates invest, and outsource their investing activity. 295 pages and 130 exhibits, providing analysis on themes, such as the impact of ESG on investment outsourcing as well as granular detail of investment outsourcing activity for over 1,300 individual insurers, including details such as size of General Account and unit-linked assets, mandates, managers used, details of mandates, mandate/manager changes and names of investment decision-makers. Ideal for investment managers, asset managers and consultants involved in insurance investment strategy, planning, analysis, research, business development, sales and marketing

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Insurance General Account Benchmarking Report - EEA and Switzerland 2021

Insurance Risk Data’s annual Insurance General Account Benchmarking Report - EEA and Switzerland 2021 report + Excel data Chartbook has unrivalled insight into how insurers Europe-wide invest their general accounts, including in real assets.

Across 140 exhibits and 121 pages, the report details allocations to property, private equity, mortgages/loans and other asset classes by general account size bands, insurer country, type, Solvency II model, matching adjustment use, and more, in 2019 and 2020. With this report CIOs and their service providers have focused peer groups to benchmark portfolios and mandate plans.

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Insurance Investment Performance Report 2021

Europe and Bermuda Insurance Investment Performance Report – 2021, published now, has details and analysis of the 2020 general account investment returns, and allocation plans for 2021, including to real assets, from more than 200 insurers.

Across 173 pages and 144 exhibits the report provides unprecedented insight into how general accounts and CIOs in Europe, Bermuda and at Lloyd’s syndicates have performed. The report reveals numerous insurers’ allocations, top-ups and commencement plans for green/other infrastructure, property, and other real assets. There are also results of more than 1,000 investment sensitivity tests, and chapters dedicated to Bermudian insurers, fund-based investing and reinsurers.

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Insurance Investment Outsourcing Opportunities - Europe and Bermuda 2021

The third comprehensive annual report on how insurers in Europe including Switzerland, in Bermuda and at Lloyd’s syndicates invest, and outsource the investing activity.

The report’s 240 pages and 150 exhibits are filled with pivotal data and analysis, and give asset managers and other service providers to insurers the market intelligence they need on how and where the insurers invest their general accounts; and why, how and to which managers nearly 1,300 specific insurers outsource their investing.

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COVID-19: Investment Impact White Paper

Covid-19 will be etched into the minds of insurance CIOs in future, alongside 2008/09 and the eurozone crisis. Almost without exception the industry's executives have rushed to emphasise their companies' prudent investment portfolios, hedging and other protective measures in place, and the liquidity available in cash and readily saleable general account holdings.

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Non-Life Insurance – European Asset Management Opportunities 2020

Outsourcing details, investment patterns and underwriting health of more than 1,500 European non-life underwriters, including more than 100 Lloyd's Syndicates. Insight into investment appetites and needs and how they are changing. Ideal for insurance company CIOs and asset/investment managers, for strategy, planning, sales, marketing and business development.

150 pages + 110 exhibits. Each report purchase includes: hard copy, PDF copy, Excel data chartbook, access to analyst.

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Insurance Investment Outsourcing Opportunities – Europe & Bermuda 2020

Analysis of the changing dynamics of insurance investment. Shedding light on asset allocations, solvency positions, investment patterns, appetite for risk and including details of over 1,000 outsourcing arrangements of life and non-life insurers. Ideal for insurance company CIOs and asset/investment managers, for strategy, planning, sales, marketing and business development.

200 pages + 80 exhibits. Each report purchase includes: hard copy, PDF copy, Excel data chartbook, access to analyst.

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The Motor Insurance Insight Report - European Success Strategies 2020

Unique insight into how successful sector leaders are facing the challenges of the market. Includes data and analysis from SFCR reports of over 470 European motor insurers, including data on premiums, risk margins, combined ratios, expense and loss ratios. Ideal for motor insurance CEO's, CFO's, CRO's, actuaries and underwriters, for strategy, benchmarking and M&A.

100 pages + 70 exhibits. Each report purchase includes: hard copy, PDF copy, Excel data chartbook, access to analyst.

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