Allianz and Axa once again topped Post's Top 30 European Insurers list in 2023, with Allianz reporting low-to-mid-teen average premium growth for the year while Axa reported mid-single digit growth.

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#1 Allianz

Germany-domiciled Allianz maintained pole position on this year’s Insurance Post Top European Insurers 2023 List for the second year in a row by achieving double digit premium growth.

#2 Axa

France-domiciled Axa remained in second place in this year’s Insurance Post Top European Insurers 2023 List for the second year in a row.


On behalf of Insurance Post, AM Best ranked the 30 largest European insurers, according to non-life gross written premium, to illustrate the movements in market position and financial performance between 2022 and the previous year.

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The top 30 European Insurers 2022: A return to growth

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The top 30 European Insurers 2021: A turbulent time

The impact of Covid-19 saw the European non-life insurance market report a decline in gross written premium and profit after tax. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, Amsterdam, AM Best, analyses the numbers and reports on the movements in the ranking and the outlooks for the leading markets within the continent.

Top 30 European Insurers 2020: A year of profit

The top 30 European insurers saw growth in non-life premiums in 2019 and overall profit after tax was significantly higher than in 2018. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, AM Best, explains what the market is facing

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