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Life Insurance in Israel, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

Press Release   •   Aug 31, 2017 06:01 EDT

About  Life Insurance in Israel Market

Timetrics 'Life Insurance in Israel, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides a detailed outlook by product category for the Israeli life insurance segment, and a comparison of the Israeli insurance industry with its regional counterparts.

It provides key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, total assets, total investment income and retentions during the review period (20112015) and forecast period (20152020).

The report also analyzes distribution channels operating in the segment, gives a comprehensive overview of the Israeli economy and demographics, and provides detailed information on the competitive landscape in the country.

The report brings together Timetrics research, modeling and analysis expertise, giving insurers access to information on segment dynamics and competitive advantages, and profiles of insurers operating in the country. The report also includes details of insurance regulations, and recent changes in the regulatory structure.


Timetrics 'Life Insurance in Israel, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Israeli life insurance segment, including:

An overview of the Israeli life insurance segment

The Israeli life insurance segments growth prospects by category

A comprehensive overview of the Israeli economy and demographics

A comparison of the Israeli life insurance segment with its regional counterparts

The various distribution channels in the Israeli life insurance segment

Details of the competitive landscape in the life insurance segment in Israel

Details of regulatory policy applicable to the Israeli insurance industry


This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the life insurance segment in Israel:

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It provides historical values for the Israeli life insurance segment for the reports 20112015 review period, and projected figures for the 20152020 forecast period.

It offers a detailed analysis of the key categories in the Israeli life insurance segment, and market forecasts to 2020.

It provides a comparison of the Israeli life insurance segment with its regional counterparts

It analyzes the various distribution channels for life insurance products in Israel.

It profiles the top life insurance companies in Israel and outlines the key regulations affecting them.

Reasons To Buy

Make strategic business decisions using in-depth historic and forecast market data related to the Israeli life insurance segment, and each category within it.

Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities in the Israeli life insurance segment.

Assess the competitive dynamics in the life insurance segment.

Identify growth opportunities and market dynamics in key product categories.

Gain insights into key regulations governing the Israeli insurance industry, and their impact on companies and the industry's future.

Key Highlights

In May 2017, IDB Development Corporation, who owns a 55.0% share in Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings, decided to sell 5.0% of its share.

In March 2017, the insurtech company Atidot launched software as a service (SaaS) to utilize the data available to insurers for decision making.

In July 4, 2016, Israel Land Development Insurance Company Ltd acquired Altshuler Shaham Insurance Company Ltd, a subsidiary of Altshuler Shaham Group.

According to World Bank, there were 5.9 million internet users in Israel as of July 1, 2016, accounting for 72.5% of the total population.

Table of Contents

1 Key Facts and Highlights

2 Executive Summary

3 Economy and Demographics

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4 Segment Outlook

4.1 Regional Comparison

4.2 Segment Indicators

4.2.1 Gross written premium and penetration

4.2.2 Claims

4.2.3 Assets and investments

5 Distribution Channel Outlook

6 Competitive Landscape

6.1 Company Profiles

6.1.1 Migdal Insurance Company company overview

6.1.2 The Phoenix Insurance Company company overview

6.1.3 Harel Insurance Company company overview

6.1.4 Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd company overview

6.1.5 Menorah Mivtachim Insurance Company company overview

7 Governance, Risk and Compliance

7.1 Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution

7.2 Latest Changes in Regulation

7.3 Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance

7.3.1 Life insurance

7.3.2 Property insurance

7.3.3 Motor insurance

7.3.4 Liability insurance

7.3.5 Marine, aviation and transit insurance

7.3.6 Personal accident and health insurance

7.4 Compulsory Insurance

7.4.1 Motor third-party liability insurance

7.4.2 Workers compensation insurance

7.4.3 National insurance system

7.4.4 Liability for ships with respect to oil pollution

7.4.5 Professional indemnity insurance for portfolio manager

7.4.6 Professional indemnity insurance for investment advisor and marketing agent

7.4.7 Health insurance

7.5 Supervision and Control

7.5.1 International Association of Insurance Supervisors

7.5.2 Capital Markets, Insurance and Savings Division

7.5.3 Israel Insurance Association

7.5.4 The Association of Life Insurance Companies of Israel Ltd

7.6 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations

7.6.1 Overview

7.6.2 Intermediaries

7.6.3 Market practices

7.6.4 Fines and Penalties

7.7 Company Registration and Operations

7.7.1 Type of insurance organization

7.7.2 Establishing a local company

7.7.3 Foreign ownership

7.7.4 Types of license

7.7.5 Capital requirements

7.7.6 Solvency margin

7.7.7 Reserve requirements

7.7.8 Investment regulations

7.7.9 Statutory return requirements

7.7.10 Fee structure

7.8 Taxation

7.8.1 Insurance premium or policy taxation

7.8.2 Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas

7.8.3 Corporate tax

7.8.4 VAT

7.8.5 Captives

7.9 Legal System

7.9.1 Introduction

7.9.2 Access to court

7.9.3 Alternative dispute resolution

8 Databook

8.1 Policies and Premium

8.2 Claims and Expenses

8.3 Assets and Investments

9 Definitions and Methodology

9.1 Definitions

9.2 Methodology

10 About Timetric

10.1 Contact Timetric

10.2 About Timetric

10.3 Timetrics Services

10.4 Disclaimer

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