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Insurance Service Providers : market research to identify investment opportunities

Bruin, Y.J.R.T. (2015) Insurance Service Providers : market research to identify investment opportunities.

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Abstract:In this Master thesis the aim was to conduct an operational framework to identify investment opportunities in a specific market. Furthermore, the conducted operational framework is applied for market Y to investigate of this market provides an attractive investment opportunity for X. The operational framework is conducted using investment opportunity, screening, evaluation and investment decision as identifying investment opportunity decision activities and Market issues (Industry structure & Distribution channels, Market size & Market growth rate, Market profitability and Market trends & Key success factors) and Financial issues (Revenues, EBITDA and EBITDA margin) as identifying investment opportunity decision factors. In the evaluation activity the Industry structure & Distribution channels, Market size & Market growth rate and Market trends & Key success factors made use of reports about market Y and the Market profitability made use of interviews based on Porters five forces. All the Financial issues were based on financial reports. The outcome of this Master thesis is market Y provides an investment opportunity, but it is not an attractive investment opportunity as it is formulated in the main research question due to the fact on average not all the feedback is positive based on the investment considerations of X.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Business Administration MSc (60644)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/67212
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