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COVID-19 impact on Insurance

The COVID-19 outbreak has now spread around the world, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The pandemic has already changed how we work and how we live our lives. Many of these changes will have long-term implications. Companies in every sector, including Insurance, will need to adopt new technologies and new ways of working as they adapt to these new realities.

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Deal trends in the Insurance sector during COVID-19

Life Insurance International’s COVID-19 deal tracker monitors deals that took place across the Insurance sector during the pandemic.

Deal trends in the Insurance Sector: Q1 2020 – Q2 2021

1,689 Acquisition

Total Value US$m: 256,656.5
YOY Change: 70.9%

884 Debt Offering

Total Value US$m: 451,922.7
YOY Change: 38.8%

600 Venture Financing

Total Value US$m: 12,601.2
YOY Change: 288.3%

326 Asset Transaction

Total Value US$m: 45,288.2
YOY Change: 22.3%

311 Equity Offering

Total Value US$m: 97,770.8
YOY Change: 114.8%

217 Private Equity

Total Value US$m: 94,927
YOY Change: -31.8%

124 Merger

Total Value US$m: 89,358.8
YOY Change: 2085.9%

81 Partnership

Total Value US$m: 185
YOY Change: -

Innovation in the Insurance sector during COVID-19

To best track innovation in response to COVID-19’s impact on the Insurance sector, Life Insurance International tracks the patent applications, as well as the patent applicants throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Number of patents in the Insurance sector: 2018 – 2021

The COVID-19 patents tracker in the Insurance sector monitors the patent applications pre- and post-outbreak.

Top Patent Applicants in the Insurance sector: Pre-COVID-19 (Filing Year 2018 – 2019)

Life Insurance International patent ownership data monitors the patent applicants in the sector before the COVID-19 outbreak.

Top Patent Applicants in the Insurance sector: Post-COVID-19 (Filing Year 2020 – H1 2021)

Life Insurance International patent ownership data monitors the patent applicants in the sector after the COVID-19 outbreak.

Note: Application counts are based on publications. Patent applications which are not published yet are not considered for analysis. Publication may take up to 18 months from the application of patents.

Number of COVID-19 mentions in filings in the Insurance sector: Q1 2020 – Q2 2021

Life Insurance International tracks thousands of companies and their annual and quarterly filings. Our analysis monitors the mentions of COVID-19 in those filings during the pandemic.

COVID-19 versus top 5 themes in Insurance

Life Insurance International compares COVID-19 mentions in filings with other top themes in filings data during the pandemic.

Top 10 companies with COVID-19 mentions in filings

Life Insurance International tracks which insurance companies mention COVID-19 in filings the most during the pandemic.

Jobs insights in the Insurance sector during COVID-19

Life Insurance International monitors live insurance company jobs postings to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the sector.

Job trends in the Insurance sector

Jobs postings by insurance companies after the outbreak. The COVID-19 jobs tracker in the Insurance sector looks at jobs posted, closed and active to assess the impact of the pandemic on sector jobs.

Most active Insurance companies: Jobs

Life Insurance International’s Insurance  jobs tracker lists insurance companies with the most jobs posted during the COVID-19 period.

Insurance influencer discussions on COVID-19

Life Insurance International tracks the mentions of COVID-19 by leading Insurance influencers on Twitter. The chart indicates the volume of tweets and influencers pertaining to COVID-19.

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