Method­ol­ogy

Top 100 See - - Top 100 Insurers -

TOP 100 in­sur­ers is a rank­ing of the largest in­sur­ers (ex­clud­ing re-in­sur­ers) in South­east Europe in terms of gross writ­ten pre­mium from non-con­sol­i­dated in­come state­ments for 2011. To al­low com­par­i­son, all lo­cal cur­ren­cies have been con­verted into euro, us­ing the cen­tral banks’ of­fi­cial ex­change rates on the last work­ing day of 2011 and 2010, re­spec­tively. Lo­cal cur­rency fig­ures have been used when cal­cu­lat­ing year-on-year changes.

All data is sourced from cen­tral banks, na­tional com­mer­cial reg­is­ters, fi­nan­cial su­per­vi­sion com­mis­sions, in­sur­ance as­so­ci­a­tions, govern­ment and cor­po­rate web­sites, and com­pa­nies them­selves.

The ini­tial pool of com­pa­nies ex­ceeds 230 in­sur­ers. landed at 37 and Velebit Osig­u­ranje of Croa­tia grabbed onto num­ber 100.

Thanks to its new en­trants, Bul­garia over­took Ro­ma­nia as the coun­try with the largest num­ber of rep­re­sen­ta­tives in the 2011 SEE TOP 100 league ta­ble of in­sur­ers. The list fea­tured 21 Bul­gar­ian names ver­sus 19 in 2010 and Ro­ma­nia’s con­tri­bu­tion slipped from 22 to 20 com­pa­nies. Croa­tia was rep­re­sented by 19 com­pa­nies com­pared to 18 pre­vi­ously, while Ser­bia and Bos­nia and Herze­gov­ina had 11 and 10 com­pa­nies fea­tured re­spec­tively, the same num­bers as in the 2010 rank­ings. The num­ber of Slove­nian rep­re­sen­ta­tives dipped from ten to nine, Mace­do­nia held steady with five en­trants and so did Mon­tene­gro and Moldova with two each. Al­ba­nia’s only rep­re­sen­ta­tive was Si­gal UNIQA Group Aus­tria, which climbed to num­ber 60 from 75 in 2010.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Bulgaria

© PressReader. All rights reserved.