While internal IT had begun the process of implementing a long‐term solution, the company needed to address pressing short and mid‐term regulatory and management requirements.
The Weiser Mazars consulting team was able to identify the various FASB, regulatory, geographic and product line analysis requirements, and develop and implement a prompt and cost‐effective interim solution to satisfy them.
Solutions Weiser Mazars developed a three‐tiered plan to assist the insurer in recapturing their market share: I.
COMPARISON MODEL The Weiser Mazars team began the competitor analysis by utilizing actuarial support to gather substantial data for leading industry competitors including policy and rate information.
Conditions in the 2013 Insurance industry are significantly changed from those of the past.
Existing companies are adding geographies and deploying innovative products, new companies are entering the market, regulation is increasing, and shareholders want larger top‐line growth with lower expense ratios.Business Challenges The client was concerned about recent loss of market share.They were also seeking to increase the marketing department’s competitive intelligence and to improve their ability to communicate about product lines between service line teams, the underwriting department and the marketing department.We are available to discuss the studies in this report or to share any additional information that may be helpful.Competitor Analysis A national professional liability insurance company serving more than 30,000 U. customers engaged Weiser Mazars to develop a competitor analysis model.The exercise further assisted the insurer to understand that with their current operating model, they would have to make somewhat substantial investments to grow.During the session, they also recognized additional risks related to their current market share and potential decreases in return on capital if they failed to invest in improved infrastructure. SWOT During a separate strategic planning session, the robust SWOT analysis was completed, in part by leveraging the creative concepts identified during the “Kill a Competitor” exercise.As professional consultants and advisors, we are committed to helping you optimize your operations and maximize the productivity of your Finance and IT resources.We are proud of what we have been able to accomplish for our clients.Each unique scenario involved different states of origin, to determine if the company had market rating challenges in a specific state.Results The insurer reports increased premium and net income, as well as improved employee effectiveness as a result of engaging Weiser Mazars.