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Top 10 Writers Of Earthquake Insurance By Direct Premiums Written, 2016

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 California Earthquake Authority $621,549 21.8%
2 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 250,285 8.8
3 Zurich Insurance Group (3) 176,528 6.2
4 Chubb Ltd. 157,716 5.5
5 American International Group (AIG) 143,347 5.0
6 Travelers Companies Inc. 128,097 4.5
7 GeoVera Insurance Group 110,298 3.9
8 Liberty Mutual 77,832 2.7
9 Swiss Re Ltd. 67,335 2.4
10 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 63,603 2.2

(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 S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.

 
TOP TEN WRITERS OF EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2009

($000)

Rank Group Direct premiums written (1) Market share
1 California Earthquake Authority $607,677 23.5%
2 State Farm Group 251,599 9.8
3 Zurich Financial Services Ltd. 235,869 9.1
4 American International Group  160,096 6.2
5 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 130,818 5.1
6 Travelers Companies 102,230 4.0
7 AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. 95,818 3.7
8 Liberty Mutual Holding Company 79,989 3.1
9 ACE Ltd.  77,848 3.0
10 Endurance Specialty Holdings  68,556 2.7

(1) Before reinsurance transactions. Includes state funds.

Source: SNL Financial LC.

 
TOP TEN WRITERS OF EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2010

($000)

Rank Group Direct premiums written (1) Market share
1 California Earthquake Authority $602,412 22.7%
2 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 236,892 8.9
3 Zurich Financial Services Ltd. 195,520 7.4
4 American International Group 190,563 7.2
5 Travelers Companies 133,775 5.0
6 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 125,772 4.7
7 AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. 111,114 4.2
8 Liberty Mutual Holding Co. 76,936 2.9
9 ACE Ltd.  75,143 2.8
10 Endurance Specialty Holdings 65,428 2.5

(1) Before reinsurance transactions. Includes state funds.

Source: SNL Financial LC.

 
TOP TEN WRITERS OF EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2011

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 California Earthquake Authority $614,308 28.5%
2 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 236,273 11.0
3 American International Group 184,217 8.6
4 Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. (3) 174,930 8.1
5 Travelers Companies Inc. 135,438 6.3
6 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 124,279 5.8
7 AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. 114,604 5.3
8 Liberty Mutual 83,117 3.9
9 ACE Ltd. 72,983 3.4
10 Endurance Specialty Holdings 61,614 2.9

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

Source: SNL Financial LC.

 
TOP TEN WRITERS OF EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2012

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 California Earthquake Authority $566,664 19.9%
2 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 231,877 8.1
3 Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. (3) 193,214 6.8
4 American International Group 183,585 6.5
5 Travelers Companies Inc. 137,800 4.8
6 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 121,021 4.3
7 AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. 102,776 3.6
8 Liberty Mutual 93,982 3.3
9 ACE Ltd. 78,917 2.8
10 Swiss Re Ltd. 65,725 2.3

(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 LC.

Source: SNL Financial LC.

 
TOP 10 WRITERS OF EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2013

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 California Earthquake Authority $573,960 20.0%
2 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 228,898 8.0
3 Zurich Insurance Group (3) 217,978 7.6
4 American International Group 150,861 5.3
5 Travelers Companies Inc. 143,022 5.0
6 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 118,128 4.1
7 Liberty Mutual 100,496 3.5
8 ACE Ltd. 86,556 3.0
9 Swiss Re Ltd. 84,249 2.9
10 Chubb Corp. 58,990 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.

 
TOP 10 WRITERS OF EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2014

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 California Earthquake Authority $606,977 20.8%
2 Zurich Insurance Group (3) 232,700 8.0
3 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 228,547 7.8
4 American International Group (AIG) 148,390 5.1
5 Travelers Companies Inc. 140,077 4.8
6 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 117,634 4.0
7 Liberty Mutual 90,195 3.1
8 ACE Ltd. 87,253 3.0
9 Swiss Re Ltd. 72,589 2.5
10 Chubb Corp. 62,542 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.

 
Top 10 Writers Of Earthquake Insurance By Direct Premiums Written, 2015

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 California Earthquake Authority $635,955 22.0%
2 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 244,245 8.4
3 Zurich Insurance Group (3) 201,147 6.9
4 American International Group (AIG) 150,119 5.2
5 Chubb Ltd. (4) 148,712 5.1
6 Travelers Companies Inc. 140,949 4.9
7 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 114,353 4.0
8 Liberty Mutual 79,177 2.7
9 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 78,007 2.7
10 Swiss Re Ltd. 73,634 2.5

(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 S&P Global Market Intelligence.
(4) Chubb Ltd. data reflects the 2015 merger with Ace Ltd.

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.

 
Top 10 Writers Of Earthquake Insurance By Direct Premiums Written, 2015

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 California Earthquake Authority $635,955 22.0%
2 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 244,245 8.4
3 Zurich Insurance Group (3) 201,147 6.9
4 American International Group (AIG) 150,119 5.2
5 Chubb Ltd. (4) 148,712 5.1
6 Travelers Companies Inc. 140,949 4.9
7 GeoVera Insurance Holdings Ltd. 114,353 4.0
8 Liberty Mutual 79,177 2.7
9 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 78,007 2.7
10 Swiss Re Ltd. 73,634 2.5

(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 S&P Global Market Intelligence.
(4) Chubb Ltd. data reflect the 2015 merger with Ace Ltd.

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.