Finaccord’s report titled Creditor Insurance in South Africa offers uniquely detailed insights into the market for creditor insurance, sometimes also referred to as credit protection or bond protection insurance, as acquired by individual borrowers in South Africa. Drawing on the results of a survey of 35 lenders, the study analyses the distribution of creditor insurance by banks and other lending institutions, how provision rates vary for different lending products, operating models used for arranging creditor insurance, and distribution partnerships weighted by the size of distributors. The PartnerBASE™ dataset that accompanies the report details all creditor insurance distribution deals traced by Finaccord. In short, this study will provide you with the definitive guide to current and future opportunities in creditor insurance in South Africa.
Key features of this study plus the PartnerBASE™ dataset and market data annexe that accompany it include:
quantification of creditor insurance market size and growth with a timeline from 2011 to 2015 and onwards to 2019: how much is this market worth in South Africa and what is its future development potential?
segmentation of this market both by underlying loan type (differentiating between mortgages, point-of-sale automotive finance, other consumer finance and credit card loans) and by type of cover (differentiating between cover for death / permanent disability and temporary incapacity / unemployment);
consideration of operating models used for creditor insurance: how advanced is the use of captive and joint venture underwriters by lending institutions in South Africa and what are the opportunities for external underwriters?
calculation of weighted provider share of partnerships: Finaccord’s unique quantitative analysis helps to identify which underwriters of creditor insurance hold the relationships that offer the most potential;
investigation into alternative distribution channels for selling creditor insurance: a number of factors could increase the potential for entities other than the lending institutions themselves to sell creditor insurance in South Africa.
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