Business interruption (BI) and supply chain, natural catastrophes and fire/explosion are the major risks which occupy the attention of companies at the start of 2015, according to the fourth annual Allianz Risk Barometer, which surveys over 500 risk managers and corporate insurance experts from more than 40 countries.
Traditional industrial concerns including natural catastrophes and fire head annual Allianz Risk Barometer
Businesses face new challenges posed by today’s interconnected corporate environment
Increasing number of non-property damage risks – including cyber and geo-political disruption – can impact a company’s balance sheet and reputation.
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Allianz Risk Barometer Methodology
The fourth annual Allianz Risk Barometer survey was conducted among both global businesses and risk consultants, underwriters, senior managers and claims experts within both AGCS and local Allianz entities during October and November 2014, with a focus on the corporate insurance sector for both large industrial and mid-sized companies.
There were a record 516 respondents from a total of 47 countries. As multiple answers for up to two industries were possible 709 answers were delivered.
Participants were asked to name industries about which they are particularly knowledgeable and then name up to three risks they believe to be of most importance.
Most answers were for large enterprises (over$600m/€500m revenue) [375 responses 53%]; mid-corp enterprises (€251m to €500m) [118 responses 17%] and mid-sized enterprises (up to €250m revenue) [216 responses 30%]
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Risk Barometer Risers and Fallers:
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