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Institutional Investors in Germany: Insurance Companies and Investment Funds

Raimond Maurer

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Focuses on institutional investors in the German financial markets. Institutional investors are specialised financial intermediaries who collect and manage funds on behalf of small investors towards ... More


India: From a Colonial Outpost to a Leading Market

G. Balachandran

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0019
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter traces the history of the Indian insurance industry. India is considered to be one of the pioneers for the introduction of ‘market insurance’ in Asia. Already in the 1790s British ... More


Europe: Overview

Peter Borscheid

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter presents an overview of the history of modern insurance in Europe. The actual birth of modern insurance can be dated back to the middle of the eighteenth century when industrialization ... More


South Africa: Leading African Insurance

Grietjie Verhoef

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter traces the history of the South African insurance industry. The first South African insurance company to be founded in Cape Colony was the Zuid-Afrikaansche Brand en Levensversekering ... More


Brazil: The Resilience of the Brazilian Insurance Market

Marcelo de Paiva Abreu and Felipe Tâmega Fernandes

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0025
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

Since the 1860s Brazilian economic history has been dominated by balance of payments shocks and spiralling inflation. Wide fluctuations in commodity prices, in the supply of foreign capital and also ... More


Introduction

Peter Borscheid

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This introductory chapter begins by setting out the book's purpose — to show how European emigrants and insurance companies exported the concept of insurance and modern underwriting from the British ... More


Switzerland: Insurance and The Need to Export

Martin Lengwiler

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter traces the history of the Swiss insurance industry. It is remarkable that Switzerland today is one of the centres of the global insurance market given that the Swiss insurance industry ... More


Chapter Chapter Risk‐Sharing in Retiree Medical Benefits

George Wagoner, Anna Rappaport, Brian Fuller, and Frank Yeager

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The increase in both retiree medical care expenditures and the retired fraction of the population has put pressure on retiree health care insurance providers. This chapter assesses future prospects ... More


Canada: Taking Life Insurance Abroad

James Darroch and Matthias Kipping

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter traces the history of Canadian insurance since its origins in the seventeenth century, focusing in particular on the time period after Confederation in 1867, when several British ... More


Mexico: A History of The Insurance Industry in Mexico

Gustavo A. del Angel

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0026
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

Although Mexico is the second national market in Latin America, with one of the highest rates of economic growth since 1995, insurance penetration is below the average for the region, standing in ... More


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