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Middle Market Indicator: Mid-year Report 2022

Chubb and The National Center for the Middle Market surveyed 1,000 executives of middle market companies for the semi-annual Middle Market Indicator report.


Insights to help middle market companies and their insurance partners understand business trends and evolving risks.

The National Center for the Middle Market is a collaboration between The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, Chubb and Visa. It exists for a single purpose: to ensure that the vitality and robustness of middle market companies are fully realized as fundamental to our nation's economic outlook and prosperity.

Latest Findings
Latest Findings

Middle market firms are continuing to report sustained growth despite ongoing macroeconomic pressures.

According to mid-year survey results, inflation has emerged as a major concern for middle market companies. Nearly two in five companies have experienced a negative impact, mainly from fuel, raw materials and wages.

say company performance improved vs. a year ago
confidence in the national economy has fallen
cite inflation as a risk that's extremely/very challenging to manage
Spotlight industries
Spotlight industries

Inflation, supply chain disruptions and maintaining adequate workforces top the list of the biggest concerns for middle market companies.

Financial services

Explore middle market financial services insights and emerging trends. 


Learn how inflation and supply chain challenges continue to be a concern for middle market manufacturing companies. 


Discover how economic concerns are impacting middle market technology companies.

Life sciences

Explore industry-specific insights and snapshots of emerging trends among middle market life sciences companies.


Replay: Middle Market Insights and Manufacturing Industry Spotlight

Listen to business leaders from Chubb and the National Center for the Middle Market as they discuss key insights and trends impacting the middle market. Understand the data behind the findings measuring past and predicted revenue growth, employment growth, and economic confidence levels.


How Middle Market Companies Can Face the Increasing Cost of Risk

Ben Rockwell, Division President, Chubb Middle Market

cover of Mid-Year 2022 report

Mid-Year 2022 Middle Market Indicator