Germany's Allianz Group has maintained its position as the number one insurer by gross written premiums, according to InsuranceERM's data arm, Insurance Risk Data.
Top 20 EEA insurance groups, according to Total Gross Written Premiums (€ '000), 2018
|Gross written premiums 2018 (€ 000)||Ranking|
|Allianz SE Group||129,925,497||1|
|Legal & General Group plc||65,191,676||4|
|Munich Re Group||49,393,000||6|
|Lloyd's of London||41,280,481||8|
|Talanx (HDI Group)||33,880,361||9|
|Credit Agricole Assurances Group||33,760,926||10|
|CNP Assurances Group||33,496,993||11|
|Blackrock Life Ltd||26,119,870||12|
|BNP Paribas Cardif Group||23,947,841||13|
|Intesa Sanpaolo Vita Group||19,783,338||16|
|Poste Vita Insurance Group||16,797,071||19|
The total gross written premiums were taken for all solos and all groups as the sum of their life direct gross written premiums, plus non-life direct gross written premiums, plus non-life gross proportional and non-proportional reinsurance accepted. All figures are standardised to euros, using the appropriate exchange rate on the last day of the reporting period for companies that report in currencies other then euros. For 2018, total premiums were calculated for 2,362 group and solo insurance entities. Any solo entities whose parents were
Source:Insurance Risk Data
Of the top 20 EEA insurance groups in 2018 by total gross written premiums, Allianz Group was first with €129.9bn ($144.3bn). This represented a 4% year-on-year rise compared with 2017.
France's Axa Group came second with €96.4bn of gross written premiums in 2018, up from €92bn in 2017. In third place was Italy's Generali Group with premiums of €71bn, flat compared with the previous year.
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