These are some results of the special theme of the current AssCompact trends survey involved you have over 500 brokers in the finance and insurance industry. This was analyzed by the SMARTcompagnie GmbH on behalf of bbg GmbH in the usual way. About the study the study AssCompact TRENDS IV / 2011 comprises 140 pages. Represented the results of a nationwide survey of 505 brokers and multiple representatives that are in the period of the 03.10 20.10.2011 has been performed. The study was published on the 05.12.2011 and can be obtained on the Internet at. Contact person for this study: Christopher Kahl phone: + 49 (0) 6123-974-82-64 E-Mail: about SMARTcompagnie GmbH SMARTcompagnie offers management consulting, practice-oriented training and market research of the highest quality and with maximum benefit for customers. Founded in 2005, owner-managed company is rooted in the financial services industry and sees itself as a neutral and independent service providers. The focus is the sales and product management of insurance and financial services. Belongs to the self-understanding of society to create added value for customers through the successful implementation of the strategies. The expertise of SMARTcompagnie results from many years of experience (since 1985) in sales and management in the insurance and banking industry.