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Over 20% of the UK’s Motor Insurance
policies are underwritten
in Gibraltar

Since 2000 Gibraltar's insurance industry has expanded from just 13 licenced insurers to around 45 licensed insurers currently writing new business today. The total gross premium income written by all insurance companies in Gibraltar in 2018 was circa £5 billion

The largest sector is Gibraltar’s motor insurers who in 2018 had more than a 20% share of the UK motor insurance market which means that 1 in every 5 cars on the road in the UK is insured in Gibraltar

Gibraltar has been a captive insurance domicile for 50 years with the first captive insurance company established for an international hotel group in the late 1960s

Gibraltar was the first EU jurisdiction to offer protected cell companies legislation in 2001 and PCCs have been widely used within insurance company structures writing both general and life insurance business

Gibraltar has also been home to a number of insurance linked securities (ILS) transactions, the first ILS in April 2015 was a €100 million collateralised reinsurance

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UK Market

How important a market is the UK for Gibraltar?

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UK Single Market

How important is the already announced 'single market in financial services with the UK' come what may?

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How important is it to have a 'robust but responsive and approachable' regulator that understands business needs?

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