Top 25 U.S. Surplus Lines Groups By Direct Premiums Written, 2020

($000)

Rank Group Direct premiums written Percent of total U.S. surplus lines market
  Lloyd's Market (1) $12,821,000 19.4%
1 Berkshire Hathaway Ins. Group 3,558,566 5.4
2 American International Group 3,549,588 5.4
3 Markel Corporation Group 2,790,649 4.2
4 W. R. Berkley Insurance Group 2,261,045 3.4
5 Nationwide Group 2,246,189 3.4
6 Fairfax Financial (USA) Group 2,173,119 3.3
7 Chubb INA Group 1,939,963 2.9
8 Liberty Mutual Insurance Companies 1,706,466 2.6
9 XL Reinsurance America Group 1,664,981 2.5
10 Alleghany Insurance Holdings Group 1,664,061 1.9
11 Sompo Holdings U.S. Group 1,187,912 1.8
12 Zurich Insurance U.S. PC Group 1,118,023 1.7
13 Starr International Group 1,081,104 1.6
14 Argo Group 1,015,479 1.5
15 QBE North America Insurance Group 959,513 1.5
16 Tokio Marine U.S. PC Group 939,520 1.4
17 AXIS U.S. Operations 931,474 1.4
18 Great American P&C Insurance Group 761,969 1.2
19 Hartford Insurance Group 752,179 1.1
20 James River Group 736,316 1.1
21 CNA Insurance Companies 735,742 1.1
22 Allianz U.S. PC Insurance Companies 715,038 1.1
23 Everest Re U.S. Group 711,912 1.1
24 Arch Insurance Group 699,864 1.1
25 Travelers Group  682,465 1.0
  Total, top 25 $36,204,137 54.8%
  Total, top 25 and Lloyd's $49,025,137 74.2%
  Total U.S. surplus lines market $66,102,486 100.0%
(1) Because Lloyd's Market company structure differs from traditional insurance companies, AM Best does not include it in the ranking in this chart. Source: ©A.M.Best – used with permission.