2021 Ranking of the largest European insurance groups
The report offers an analysis of the main European insurance groups in 2021, classified by premium volume, both globally and in the Life and Non-Life segments, as well as showing the progress of each over the last decade. It also presents the net earnings, balance sheet composition and solvency ratios for each carrier, as well as a convergence study on how they have evolved with respect to market dynamics. Overall, the economic recovery and financial markets influenced the positive performance of the 15 largest European insurance groups in 2021, which managed to raise their combined premium revenues to €579.28 billion euros, up by 9.1% on the previous year, with all insurers delivering premium growth. Net earnings for 2021 were also positive for most of the groups, despite high natural catastrophe losses, which totaled €35.16 billion, up 29.4% on the previous year.
2020 Ranking of the largest European insurance groups
2019 Ranking of the largest European insurance groups
2018 Ranking of the largest European insurance groups
This report offers a comparable and organized version of the key insurance groups of the European area, providing information about size by premiums, balance sheet, results and solvency position, for three categories: total market, Life segment and Non-Life segment. Further, the Ranking includes, as in previous editions, a growth perspective analysis of these large insurance groups, in order to distinguish longer-term trends from current performance. With this, the study shows the dynamic observed in the last ten years (2008-2018) and the specific dynamic of the last year (2017-2018), providing a vision of the cyclical moment each of these is in.
2017 Ranking of the largest European insurance groups
As in previous editions, the Ranking of the Largest European Insurance Groups continues to base its analysis on overall premium volume, and complements this with an analysis of the last decade’s dynamics that have led to the current ranking. Specific trends of each group have been identified, as well as common trends across market players and convergence in growth of these players. The results are provided in terms of total business, as well as broken down by Life and Non-Life segments. The study also includes information regarding the solvency ratio of each of the groups, obtained through their Solvency and Financial Condition Report (SFCR).
2016 Ranking of the largest European insurance groups
The first section of the report presents rankings of Europe’s largest insurance groups in terms of total business, as well as in the life- and non-life segments, with the classification being based on overall premium volume. This ranking is followed by an analysis of the trends in the past decade that led to the current ranking, and the outlook for convergence among market players. It also includes information on each group’s solvency obtained from their Solvency and Financial Condition Reports (SFCR).
2015 Ranking of Europe’s largest insurance groups
Ranking prepared by MAPFRE Economic Research on the 10 largest European insurance groups by premium volume, with comparative information on the basic balance sheet and profit & loss account figures of said groups.
2015 Ranking of Europe’s Largest Non-Life Insurance Groups
This report prepared by MAPFRE Economic Research gives the position of the main European Non-Life insurance groups according to premium volume.