Top 5 Insurance Companies in the World
The fact is that life is a risk and at one time or another we may face one of these risks. These risks can include an accident, illness and natural disasters. Not only do these risks create suffering but also financial problems. Insurance helps us to be prepared for the worst.
Let’s takes a look at the top insurance companies in the world.
AXA is one of the world’s leading insurance companies with 102 million customers in 56 countries and has 157 000 employees.
Their main offerings are life insurance, property and casualty insurance and saving and asset management.
AXA has its headquarters in Paris and also has a presence in Asia Pacific, Africa, North America, Europe, Central and South America and the Middle East.
Zurich Insurance Group
Zurich Insurance Group is a global insurance company that has its headquarters in Switzerland.
The Zurich Group and its subsidiaries operate in over 170 countries and provide insurance services and products. The basis of this company is general insurance and well as global life and farmers insurance.
Zurich caters to the needs of individuals as well as all sized businesses.
China Life insurance
China Life Insurance is the largest state owned insurance and financial service company in Mainland China and is also a key player as an institutional investor in the Chinese capital market.
The company and its subsidiaries offer life insurance, asset management, pension plans, investment holdings, property and casualty and overseas operations.
The company is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange and is the largest public life insurance company in regards to the market capitalization in the world.
Berkshire Hathaway is a leading investment manager conglomerate that engages in insurance as well as other sectors including finance, transportation, manufacturing, utilities and energy and services and retailing through subsidiaries.
The company offers primary insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks.
Prudential Plc. is a financial and insurance brand that caters to 24 million customers in the US, Asia, UK and Africa.
The main businesses within the group are M&G Investments and Jackson National Life Insurance Company. The latter is a prominent insurance in the US and Prudential UK is one of the leading providers of life and pension.
The company is listed on the Hong Kong, London, New York and Singapore stock exchanges.