186 Number of completed deals worldwide in H2 2016, quietest six months for three years

USD 28.5 billion = value of ACE's takeover of Chubb biggest - consolidation play of 2016

60 percent of the top 20 biggest deals in 2016 involved Asian acquirers

Technology, protectionism & disposals will be key drivers of M&A activity in 2017

24 = Number of deals in 2016 in excess of USD 1 billion

94% = number of insurers who expect digital transformation to have the greatest impact on distribution over the next 5 years

Investment in insurtech start- ups rose in 2016 42%

49 percent maximum stake now permitted in Indian JVs, up from 26%

Estimated value of ASEAN infrastructure spending needed by 2030 = USD 2.0 trillion

2 weeks = time it took for USD 29.2 million to be paid out on products with parametric triggers following Hurricane Matthew