Insurance companies are primarily of 2 types – life insurance and non-life insurance such as auto, property, casualty insurance etc. Here is the list of top 10 insurance companies across the world, ranked on the basis of their market capitalization as of March, 2012.
Market Cap (in US$bn) = 31.863
Headquartered in Netherlands, the ING group offers life insurance, banking and asset management services. In India, ING holds 26% stake in the ING Vysya Life Insurance Company. ING has been closely associated with around sports, sponsoring many marathons like the New York City Marathon and the Renault F1 team from 2007 to 2009.