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AM Best Ranks UnitedHealth Group and Allianz SE as World’s Largest Insurers

January 4, 2021 GMT

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 4, 2021--

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated occupied the top spot in AM Best ’s ranking of the world’s 25 largest insurance companies for a sixth straight year, with $189.7 billion in net premiums written (NPW) in 2019. In addition, Allianz SE and Prudential Financial, Inc. jumped ahead of AXA S.A. into the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, respectively, in AM Best’s ranking by 2019 non-banking assets.

AM Best released the rankings of the world’s largest global insurance companies, by NPW and non-banking assets, in the Jan. 4, 2021, issue of BestWeek. The two rankings are based on BestLink data and additional research. Overall, the annual non-banking ranking saw some reshuffling in the Top 5, while the leading five companies in the NPW ranking remained in their spots from the previous year.

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CVS Health Corp. Group moved up in the NPW ranking for a second-straight year, driven predominantly by its acquisition of Aetna Inc., climbing to No. 16 from No. 20. In the latest non-banking asset ranking, UK-based Prudential plc dropped to No. 20 from No. 8 in the previous ranking, following completion of its demerger with investment management business M&G plc.

The top 10 global insurers ranked by 2019 NPW are as follows:

The top 10 global insurers ranked by 2019 non-banking assets are as follows:

BestWeek is published weekly by AM Best for insurance professionals, and is available as part of a subscription to the Best’s Insurance News & Analysis service. More information about the Best’s Insurance News & Analysis subscription service is available at www.ambest.com/sales/bina/default.asp. To order, contact Customer Service at +1 908 439 2200, ext. 5742 or at +1 800 424 2378 when calling from the United States and Canada. To learn more about BestLink, visit http://www.ambest.com/sales/bestlink.

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AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. For more information, visit www.ambest.com.

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KEYWORD: EUROPE UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW JERSEY

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BANKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE FINANCE

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