Aggressive growth and M&A sets China on course for reinsurance top spot


Against a backdrop of an exceptional growth rate and aggressive acquisition strategies, China is taking a more prominent role in a frantic period of re/insurance M&A activity.

Although there are signs of a slowdown in its economic activity, China continues building its reinsurance market at a very fast pace, which is now projected to be the largest in the world by 2022, according to Willis Towers Watson.

As many re/insurers start looking overseas for new business, Intelligent Insurer explored some of the drivers and motivators behind some of the big mergers seen recently.

Michael Guo, Boston Consulting Group, Willis Towers Watson, China Life, PICC, Fosun Group, M&A, China, Japan

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