Purchasing groups differ significantly from risk retention groups in breakdown of business sectors in which they are active. Not only are purchasing groups active in a wider range of business sectors than risk retention groups, there is also no one sector that represents a dominant share of the purchasing group marketplace.
Healthcare is the largest business sector for purchasing groups at 20% but is closely trailed by the Property Development sector at 19% and the Professional Services sector at 16%. Compare this to risk retention groups, where Healthcare risk retention groups account for 54% of all RRGs.
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