Top 25 U.S Surplus Lines Groups By Direct Premiums Written, 2016

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Rank Group Direct written premiums Percent of total U.S. surplus lines market
1 Lloyd's $9,607,000 22.6%
2 American International Group (1) 3,765,349 8.9
3 Nationwide Group 1,727,403 4.1
4 W. R. Berkley Insurance Group 1,724,012 4.1
5 Chubb INA Group 1,479,874 3.5
6 Markel Corporation Group 1,233,685 2.9
7 Berkshire Hathaway Ins. Group 1,183,762 2.8
8 Zurich Financial Services NA Group 1,163,854 2.7
9 XL Catlin America Group 1,124,186 2.6
10 Fosun US Group  870,585 2.1
11 Alleghany Ins. Holdings Group 761,190 1.8
12 Fairfax Financial (USA) Group 734,786 1.7
13 Argo Group 676,625 1.6
14 Tokio Marine US PC Group 639,859 1.5
15 State National Group 638,735 1.5
16 AXIS Insurance Group 625,012 1.5
17 CNA Insurance Companies 615,516 1.5
18 QBE Americas Group 613,359 1.4
19 Great American P & C Ins. Group 571,358 1.3
20 Arch Insurance Group 526,177 1.2
21 Allied World Assurance Group 515,243 1.2
22 Endurance Specialty Group  489,253 1.2
23 Aspen US Insurance Group 471,821 1.1
24 Starr International Group 442,288 1.0
25 Swiss Reinsurance Group 394,328 0.9
  Total, top 25 $32,595,260 76.8%
  Total U.S. surplus lines market $42,425,277 100.0%
(1) Does not include direct surplus lines premium moved to offshore affiliate AIG Europe, Ltd. Source: A.M. Best data and research.