SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huize Holding Limited, (“Huize”, the “Company” or “we”) (NASDAQ: HUIZ), a leading independent online insurance product and service platform in China, today announced that it has been included in the inaugural Hurun China Digital Insurance Agencies 2020 list wherein the Company was ranked fourth in terms of innovation capabilities and market performance throughout the past two years.
“After a long period of review and analysis, we have compiled our ranking of China’s most noteworthy online insurance agencies. This list includes Huize, which was among the first internet platforms to be approved for online insurance sales in China,” stated Mr. Rupert Hoogewerf, Chairman and Chief Researcher of Hurun Report. “Health has become a particularly important topic for the insurance industry in China as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic. In line with this trend, China’s insurance industry has recorded accelerated growth while expanding the total number of insurance products available significantly. During the first half of 2020, for example, total original insurance premium fees in China increased by 6.5% year over year to RMB2.7 trillion, according to the China Insurance Association. As the insurance industry continues to be driven by technical innovation and enters a new stage of growth, we remain optimistic about the future prospects of the online insurance agency business going forward.”
Mr. Cunjun Ma, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Huize, commented, “We are honored to be included in Hurun’s inaugural list and thus recognized with so many other successful and respected companies from China’s burgeoning insurance industry. Over the past 14 years, we have worked tirelessly to establish Huize as a leading data-driven and technology-empowered insurtech platform and remained focused on transforming the industry’s distribution of long-term life and health insurance products. Looking ahead, we believe that our well-developed online insurance ecosystem and unceasing technical innovation will continue to position us well at the forefront of the industry.”
About Huize Holding Limited
Huize Holding Limited is a leading independent online insurance product and service platform in China. Targeting the younger generation, Huize is dedicated to serving its insurance clients for their life-long insurance needs. Leveraging its online platform, Huize offers a wide variety of insurance products with a focus on long-term life and health insurance products, and empowers its insurer partners to reach a large fragmented client base in the insurance retail market efficiently and enhance their insurance sales. Huize provides insurance clients with digitalized insurance experience and services, including suitable product recommendations, consulting service, intelligent underwriting and assistance in claim application and settlement, which significantly improve transaction experience. According to the Oliver Wyman Report, Huize was the largest independent online long-term life and health insurance product and service platform in China as measured by gross written premiums, or GWP facilitated in 2018.
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