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Mar 2024


Challenges faced by regional brokers in the Middle East

Gaining a foothold in multiple markets in the Middle East can be tough for a reinsurance broker. Smaller players may also be impacted by significant M&A activity among brokers in the region. Middle East Insurance Review spoke to Protection Re’s Ms Supriya Sehgal for insights.

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Lebanon: Overcoming brokerage challenges hinges on regulator

The brokerage channel in Lebanon faces similar challenges to those felt by other providers in the market but remains underdeveloped with more efforts required to enhance its contribution to the development of the sector. The regulatory regime is largely responsible for the development of this channel.

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New regulation to support brokers in North Africa

Although regulations were introduced in Egypt to authorise corporate insurance brokers, the number of entrants in the market has been declining, according to Egyptian Insurance Brokers Association’s Mr Adel Shaker. Meanwhile, Marsh Morrocco’s Mr Ghyzlane Mikou believes the insurance brokerage market in Morocco has been thriving.

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Promising prospects for Saudi broker industry

In 2023, the Saudi broking industry presented a mix of successes and challenges with  notable substantial growth in the insurance market, positively impacting the Saudi brokerage business. The expanding market aligns seamlessly with the developing economy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, creating a larger demand for broker services. We spoke with ACE Gallagher Arabia Insurance Broker’s Mr Rami Al-Hoshan to find out more.

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UAE broking anticipates a boom year

Brokers have seized opportunities for expansion in the UAE as a regional hub. However, the rise of InsurTech and online aggregation platforms have impacted the broking industry. Middle East Insurance Review dives deeper with Gargash Insurance Services’ Mr Suresh Nair.

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