Following is a list of the top insurance companies in the world ranked by total assets. AXA Group, a French global insurer, is the world’s largest insurance company with assets of over $1 trillion. It serves over 100 million clients and engaged in property-casualty insurance, life insurance, savings, and asset management. Allianz is the second largest insurer with over 83 million customers. It holds a financial strength rating of 'A+' (Superior) from A. M. Best Company. The top 10 insurance companies include 3 US companies, 2 UK companies and companies from France, Germany, Japan, Italy and China.

Rank Company Country Total assets (US$b, Dec 31, 2014)
1 AXA France 1,021.69
2 Allianz Germany 980.002
3 Metlife US 902.337
4 Japan Post Insurance Japan 846.473
5 Prudential Financial US 766.655
6 Ping An Insurance China 646.950
7 Legal & General UK 622.066
8 Assicurazioni Generali Italy 609.705
9 Prudential plc UK 574.816
10 Berkshire Hathaway US 526.186
11 Aegon Netherlands 516.768
12 American International Group (AIG) US 515.581
13 Manulife Financial Canada 499.281
14 CNP Assurances France 480.889
15 Nippon Life Insurance Company Japan 477.911
16 Aviva UK 444.837
17 Zenkyoren (JA-Kyosairen) (1) Japan 438.276
18 Zurich Insurance Group Switzerland 406.529
19 Dai-Ichi Life Insurance Japan 404.252
20 China Life Insurance China 362.818
21 Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company Japan 333.441
22 Munich Re Germany 331.998
23 Power Financial Corp Canada 322.145
24 Standard Life UK 316.984
25 Life Insurance Corporation of India India 288.178
26 New York Life US 279.562
27 TIAA Group US 271.051
28 Sumitomo Life Insurance Japan 258.361
29 Lincoln National US 253.377
30 Hartford Financial Services US 245.013
31 Northwestern Mutual US 229.933
32 Voya Financial (2) US 226.951
33 State Farm Companies * US 224.694
34 Cathay Financial Taiwan 224.336
35 Old Mutual UK 221.884
36 Principal Financial US 219.087
37 Massachusetts Mutual US 209.096
38 Swiss RE Switzerland 204.461
39 NN Group NV Netherlands 201.259
40 Samsung Life Insurance South Korea 195.776
41 Nationwide Mutual Insurance US 195.244
42 Swiss Life Holding Switzerland 195.090
43 Sun Life Financial Canada 192.470
44 ERGO Insurance Group (3) Germany 190.356
45 Talanx Germany 179.145
46 AIA Group Hong Kong 166.919
47 Tokio Marine Holdings Japan 158.616
48 Ameriprise Financial US 148.810
49 MS&AD Insurance Group Japan 141.289
50 Pacific Life US 137.048
51 T&D Holdings Japan 134.126
52 China Pacific Insirance (CPIC) China 133.253
53 United Services Automobile Association (USAA) US 130.253
54 Groupama France 129.452
55 Fubon Financial Taiwan 128.319
56 People's Insurance Company China 126.328
57 Ageas Belgium 125.949
58 Liberty Mutual Holding Company US 124.304
59 Aflac US 119.767
60 Achmea Netherlands 113.356
61 Genworth Financial US 111.358
62 Allstate US 108.533
63 Unipol Group Italy 107.789
64 Phoenix Group UK 107.120
65 New China Life Insurance China 103.958

The exchange rate on December 31, 2014.
Data for State Farm as of December 2013.
Assets for Japanese companies as of March 31, 2014.
(1) - Zenkyoren (National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives) is a subsidiary of JA (Japan Agricultural Cooperatives) Group.
(2) - Voya Financial was formerly known as ING US.
(3) - ERGO Insurance is a member of the Munich Re Group, one of the world's leading reinsurers.