Sigmastrat delivers the facts as well as intelligence-led insight on financial services markets, competitors and consumers.
As a financial services provider, you understand better than most the importance of trusted, independent market knowledge and forecasts.
Like our clients, you can benefit from our robust forecasting methodologies, proprietary databases, and the experience and knowledge of our in-house analysts to improve your strategic thinking and decision making, every day.
Reliable data, actionable insights
Applying a range of robust research methodologies, we ensure that our databases are transparent, consistent and accurate.
Our teams of expert analysts delve into this data to produce a constant stream of insightful reports that extract the ‘so what’ factor, ensuring you are always prepared to act on the threats and opportunities in your market.
What consumers want…
Applying a powerful combination of primary research and deep industry knowledge, we highlight and explain the consumer trends impacting financial services industries. Our research is drawn from a panel of over 27,000 consumers in 21 countries, enabling us to decode what consumers want and where your market is heading.
Our dedicated teams of analysts specialize in the following sectors:
- Cards & Payments
Covering competitor developments, consumer attitudes, market forecasts and technology developments, our global card and emerging payment industries content will sharpen your understanding of current and future trends. Country-focused reports provide detail at the individual market level, while global product innovations and consumer trends are examined in topical reports. Our Global Payment Card Analyzer includes market size, consumer and competitor data for 60 countries.
- General Insurance
Focusing on the UK and increasingly Australia too, we conduct detailed analysis of both personal and commercial insurance lines, including motor, property, health, liability and others. Our coverage includes competitive analysis and the outlook for each line, distribution (including online aggregators and brokers) as well as consumer trends, marketing, innovation and regulatory issues.
- Life & Pensions
Our Life & Pensions reports cover issues impacting product development, distribution and competitive dynamics in the UK life and pensions market. A team of expert in-house analysts examines consumer demand, regulatory changes, intermediary preferences and competitor strategies to deliver actionable insight on the future of the market.
- Retail Banking
Zooming in on retail banking in the UK and key Asia-Pacific markets, these in-depth reports examine the issues affecting the mortgages, personal loans, and current accounts markets – from retention and competition to regulation, product innovation and distribution. A number of topical reports relevant to global retail banking are also produced throughout the year.
- Saving & Investments
Our Savings & Investment content combines global market saving and investment data with in-depth analysis of the Australian and UK markets. Our ‘hot topic’ issue reports cover subjects from wrap platforms to global consumer trends in financial services.
- Private Wealth Management
Our proprietary Wealth Model sizes and forecasts the number of wealthy individuals in over 50 countries and the value of the liquid assets they hold. In addition to a series of 20 country-focused reports, our annual Global Wealth Managers Survey highlights the product and service preferences of high-net-worth clients as well as trends to watch in the year ahead.