NMG Perspectives

Sharing our thinking within our key industry segments.

Underground Solutions May, 2017: authored by Edmund Campbell. Chinese authorities have openly disapproved of the practice, but can they stop it? Not likely. For several years, citizens from mainland China have been rushing into Hong Kong, buying life insurance policies that are then converted into foreign currency.
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The world’s leading life protection markets – April, 2017: authored by Mark Prichard. Having fielded questions from clients and stakeholders for several years, we’ve eventually got around to producing a global index of total risk in-force for the world’s largest life insurance markets.
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The importance of being different – October, 2016: co-authored by Mark Prichard and Rick Flaspohler. ‘One size fits all’ service models are increasingly unsustainable, and as such reinsurers are beginning to implement more refined customer segmentation strategies to remain competitive. Read more.

Emerging Market Focus: Sri Lanka  July, 2016: co-authored by Yuen Leng Chin and Roshan Perera. Emerging markets ‘leap frog’ in terms of evolution.  They have a tendency for rapid development without the legacy issues or regulatory barriers that may inhibit growth and innovation as compared to more mature markets.  Read more.

Becoming innovators June, 2016: co-authored by Mark Prichard and Rick Flaspohler. Life insurance executives, like all executives, view the tech giants as today’s paragons of innovation. When it comes to their own industry however they are less generous: the overwhelming view is that the life insurance industry has generally resisted… Read more.

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A time of increasing relevanceMarch, 2015: authored by Mark Prichard. For the last five years, mainstream competitors operating in the life reinsurance segment have faced significant headwinds. Nevertheless, there’s evidence to suggest that life reinsurers are likely to grow in relevance within the life insurance industry… Read more.