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INSURANCE COMPANIES

TOP TEN GLOBAL PROPERTY/CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2001 (1)

($ millions)


Rank

Company

Revenues (2)

Country
1Allianz$85,929 Germany
2American International Group62,402United States
3State Farm Insurance46,705United States
4Munich Re Group41,894Germany
5Zurich Financial Services38,650Switzerland
6Berkshire Hathaway37,668United States
7Allstate28,865United States
8Royal & Sun Alliance21,525United Kingdom
9Swiss Reinsurance20,210Switzerland
10Loews18,799United States
(1) Ranked by revenues. Based on an analysis of companies in the Global Fortune 500. Includes stock and mutual companies.
(2) Revenue includes premium and annuity income, investment income and capital gains or losses but excludes deposits; includes consolidated subsidiaries, excludes excise taxes.

Source: Fortune.
TOP TEN U.S. PROPERTY/CASUALTY COMPANIES, BY TOTAL ADMITTED ASSETS, 2001


Rank

Group

Total admitted assets ($000)
1State Farm Group$88,379,032
2Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group73,399,725
3American International Group52,457,602
4Allstate Insurance Group39,289,547
5Travelers/Citigroup Companies38,146,727
6CNA Insurance Companies32,446,005
7Liberty Mutual Insurance Cos.30,894,618
8Zurich/Farmers Group30,295,325
9Nationwide Group24,274,923
10Hartford Insurance Group23,997,426
Source: A.M. Best Company, Inc.
TOP TEN U.S. PROPERTY/CASUALTY COMPANIES, BY NET PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2001


Rank

Group

Net premiums written ($000)
1State Farm Group$37,897,080
2Allstate Insurance Group21,991,337
3Zurich/Farmers Group17,013,695
4American International Group14,006,551
5Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group11,656,170
6Travelers/Citigroup Companies10,725,166
7Nationwide Group10,590,760
8Liberty Mutual Insurance Cos.8,966,985
9CNA Insurance Companies7,663,219
10Progressive Insurance Group7,262,944
Source: A.M. Best Company, Inc.
TOP TEN GLOBAL LIFE/HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2001 (1)

($ millions)


Rank

Company

Revenues

Country
1ING Group$82,999.1 Netherlands
2AXA65,579.9France
3Nippon Life Insurance63,827.2Japan
4Aviva52,317.6United Kingdom
5Assicurazioni Generali51,394.3Italy
6Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance43,145.2Japan
7Prudential35,821.2United Kingdom
8Asahi Mutual Life Insurance33,142.8Japan
9Sumitomo Life Insurance32,548.5Japan
10MetLife31,928.0United States
(1) Ranked by revenues. Based on an analysis of companies in the Global Fortune 500.

Source: Fortune.
TOP TEN U.S. LIFE/HEALTH INSURANCE GROUPS AND COMPANIES, 2001 (1)

($000)


Group

Net premiums written (2)

Rank

Percentage of total market

Admitted assets

Rank

Percentage of total market
American International Group$31,593,649 16.7%$210,606,910 26.5%
Hartford Life Inc.24,490,94525.2139,677,33844.3
Metropolitan Life & Affiliated Cos.24,325,84835.1224,514,61116.9
ING Group21,621,37644.6123,246,77273.8
AEGON USA Inc.19,793,58954.2135,046,63154.1
Prudential of America Group17,921,29263.8204,103,03636.3
New York Life Group15,950,20573.4111,314,12483.4
Nationwide Group14,389,07183.086,168,318102.6
MassMutual Financial Group12,237,34592.678,996,961122.4
GE Financial Assurance Group11,779,857102.565,899,757182.0
Industry Total (3)472,730,1233,259,214,516  
(1) Ranked by net premiums written.
(2) Premiums and annuity considerations plus deposit-type funds.
(3) Life insurance industry totals for net premiums written and admitted assets, respectively.

Source: A.M. Best Company, Inc.
TOP TEN GLOBAL REINSURERS, 2001 (1)

($ millions)


Rank

Company

Gross premiums written

Country
1Munich Re - Segment Reinsurance$19,666 Germany
2Swiss Re Group (2)18,569Switzerland
3Berkshire Hathaway Group11,984U.S.
4GE Global Insurance Holdings10,366U.S.
5Hannover Re10,195Germany
6Lloyd’s of London8,275U.K.
7Gerling Global Reinsurance Group5,183Germany
8Scor Group4,333France
9Axa Corporate Solutions Group3,696France
10Converium Group2,881Switzerland

(1) Ranked by gross premiums written.
(2) Includes full year estimate of Lincoln Re acquisition in 2001.

Source: A.M. Best Company, Inc.

TOP TEN U.S. PROPERTY/CASUALTY REINSURERS, 2001 (1)


Rank

Group

Net premiums written ($000)
1Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group$3,915,825
2Munich Reinsurance Group1,461,307
3Swiss Reinsurance Group801,227
4St. Paul Companies769,476
5GE Global Insurance Group756,538
6American International Group, Inc.498,536
7Fairfax Financial (U.S.) Group395,525
8Everest Re U.S. Group296,292
9State Farm Group278,751
10W.R. Berkley Group235,561
(1) Ranked by net premiums written.

Source: A.M. Best Company, Inc.
TOP TEN U.S. LIFE REINSURERS, 2000 (1)

($ millions)


 

 

2000 reinsurance assumed

Rank

Company

Face amount
in force

Market share
1Lincoln National Corp.$627,957 10.9%
2Metropolitan Life & Affiliated Cos.612,15610.6
3Swiss Reinsurance Group609,02010.6
4ING Group445,2247.7
5Employers Re Group382,3856.6
6Munich American Reassurance Group309,8895.4
7CNA Insurance Group247,9074.3
8CIGNA Group173,8003.0
9Allianz Insurance Group168,9712.9
10American United Life Group159,1322.8
(1) Ranked by reinsurance assumed.

Source: A.M. Best Company, Inc.