The company has built India’s largest online platform for insurance and lending products leveraging the power of technology, data, and innovation. It provides convenient access to insurance, credit, and other financial products and aims to create awareness amongst Indian households about the financial impact of death, disease, and damage. Policybazaar was launched in 2008 to respond to Consumers’ need for more awareness and choose the best options for insurance available in the market. The company has been successful in building India’s largest online marketplace for insurance and lending products, leveraging the power of technology, data, and innovation. The company offers online research-based purchases of insurance and lending products. It further facilitates partners to innovate and design customized products for consumers by leveraging extensive data insights.
PB Fintech has two flagship products:
a) Policy Bazaar (100% subsidiary) – It basically caters to consumer demand for higher awareness, choice, and transparency towards the online sale of insurance products. It has thus evolved as India’s largest digital insurance marketplace, with market share of 93.4% (based on the number of policies sold); it constituted 65.3% of the digital insurance sales in India by volume as of FY20. It has partnered with ~51 insurers, and ~48m consumers have registered on its platform.
b) Paisabazaar (100% subsidiary) is the largest digital consumer credit marketplace, with market share of 51.4% on the basis of disbursals. It began its operations in FY14 with the goal to transform personal credit access by offering ease, convenience, and transparency in selecting a variety of consumer credit products. It is widely used to access credit scores, with ~21.5m consumers as of Mar’21. It has partnered with ~54 lenders across banks, NBFCs, and fintechs offering a wide choice of consumer credit products,such as personal loans, business loans, credit cards, home loans, and LAP.
a) Leading player in online insurance distribution
b) Policy Bazaar is synonymous with policy in India. So, go to platform for buying and selling insurance.
c) They recently got the broker approval from SEBI. Now, they can take corporate business as well.
a) Selling health insurance policy online is difficult as it involves the role of advisors to make understand the product features, what is covered, what is not covered etc.
b) Totally dependent upon the commission the companies are paying to them. In future, if they reduce the commission, the profitability might go down.
a) Premiums via online channel stand much Penetration levels remain the lowest for India across most segments lower at 1% for India v/s 5.5% for China and 13.3% for the US.
b) Increase of good telecommunication network and more smart phone users, have enabled consumers to book policies and loan online.
c) Total Gross Written Premium in General Life of FY20-21 stands ~2 Lakh Crores and with India GDP at ~200 Lakh Crores, the GWP/GDP size is just 1%, whereas global average is 2.8%. So, huge opportunity is available in Non-Life business and with greater penetration of telecom, more and more policies will be sold through digital mode.
The new D2C(Direct to Consumer) companies such as Go-Digit and Acko, they are investing heavily in Digitising insurance and underwriting. So, if more and more companies focussing on going digital first, competition will increase for PB Fintech.
How they have generated revenue in FY20-21?
Commission Income = 35%
Outsourcing Services = 52%
Rewards and Others = 12%
a) Consumer-friendly brands offering a wide choice, transparency, and convenience
b) Collaborative partner for Insurer and Lending Partners
c) Capital efficient model with low operating costs
|Total Available Shares:||200|
|Face Value:||₹ 2 Per Equity Share|
|Particulars (in Cr.)||Mar-21||Mar-20||Mar-19|
|Employee Benefit Expenses||554||520||397|
|Advertisement and Marketing||367||445||345|
|Profit before tax||-141||-294||-337|
|No. of shares||40||40||40|
|EPS in Rs||-3.75||-7.60||-8.65|
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Lock-in period of Policybazaar Unlisted Shares depends upon category of investors.
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In the last 4-5 years, the unlisted share market has become quite big and as a result of that, the ticket size has reduced from usual 5-10 Lac to 35-50k in today's scenario. So, via our UnlistedZone platform, if somebody wants to buy Policybazaar Unlisted Shares then minimum investment would be 35-50k.
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