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LEADING WRITERS OF EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE IN CALIFORNIA BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2014 (1)
Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 California Earthquake Authority $606,977 36.7%
2 Zurich Insurance Group (3) 145,534 8.8
3 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 97,024 5.9
4 American International Group (AIG) 64,133 3.9
5 ACE Ltd. 54,896 3.3
6 Everest Re Group Ltd. 46,657 2.8
7 Swiss Re Ltd. 44,441 2.7
8 Chubb Corp. 41,726 2.5
9 ICW Group 38,153 2.3
10 Golden Bear Insurance Co. 34,678 2.1

(1) Before reinsurance transactions, includes state funds.
(2) Based on U.S. total, includes territories.
(3) Data for Farmers Insurance Group of Companies and Zurich Financial Group (which owns Farmers' management company) are reported separately by SNL Financial.

Source: SNL Financial LC.

 
LEADING WRITERS OF EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE IN CALIFORNIA BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2011 (1)
Rank Company/group Direct premiums written ($000) Market share
1 CA Earthquake Authority $614,308 37.9%
2 Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. 138,668 8.6
3 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 104,115 6.4
4 AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. 79,976 4.9
5 American International Group 66,816 4.1
6 ACE Ltd.  45,783 2.8
7 Endurance Specialty Holdings 45,158 2.8
8 Chubb Corp. 40,524 2.5
9 Arch Capital Group Ltd. 39,548 2.4
10 ICW Group 38,762 2.4

(1) Before reinsurance transactions.

Source: SNL Financial LC.

 
LEADING WRITERS OF EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE IN CALIFORNIA BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2012 (1)
Rank Company/group Direct premiums written ($000) Market share
1 CA Earthquake Authority $566,664 34.8%
2 Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. 143,902 8.8
3 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 100,336 6.2
4 AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. 73,823 4.5
5 American International Group 65,787 4.0
6 ACE Ltd. 51,975 3.2
7 Endurance Specialty Holdings 43,240 2.7
8 Chubb Corp. 42,895 2.6
9 Arch Capital Group Ltd. 41,237 2.5
10 ICW Group 40,980 2.5

(1) Before reinsurance transactions.

Source: SNL Financial LC.

 
LEADING WRITERS OF EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE IN CALIFORNIA BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2013 (1)
Rank Company/group Direct premiums written ($000)  Market share
1 CA Earthquake Authority $573,960 35.1%
2 Zurich Insurance Group  159,817 9.8
3 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd  97,637 6.0
4 American International Group  58,942 3.6
5 ACE Ltd. 56,880 3.5
6 Swiss Re Ltd 51,535 3.2
7 ICW Group  43,123 2.6
8 Arch Capital Group Ltd.  39,846 2.4
9 Chubb Corp.  37,951 2.3
10 Endurance Specialty Holdings  37,658 2.3

(1) Before reinsurance transactions.

Source: SNL Financial LC.