Top 10 Insurance Companies in the World 2016

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1. Berkshire Hathaway

Well known for its control and authority by the American business financier, speculator and humanitarian, Warren Buffet, Berkshire Hathaway is an American multinational combination holding organization.

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It has always highlighted in the Top 5 on the protection business by numerous rating scales throughout the years. This has principally been because of its monstrous client base and colossal incomes which are significantly more than some other protection player in the business sector.


In the early bit of Buffett's calling at Berkshire, he focused on whole deal premiums and exchanged open business sector associations, be that as it may all the more starting late he more chronically acquired whole associations. Berkshire now guarantees a varying extent of associations including treat shop, retail, railroad, home furniture, reference books, producers of vacuum cleaners, diamonds bargains, day by day paper appropriated, gathering and scattering of outfits, and a couple of commonplace electric and gas utilities.

The company has been engaged with some of the global brand names like Coca Cola, IBM etc. Established in 1839 by Oliver Chace, the organization has its central station in Omaha, United States. The gathering administrator, President and CEO is Warren Buffet and the organization workers more than 331000 individuals.

Becoming huge as for budgetary viewpoint Berkshire Hathaway arrived at the midpoint of a yearly development in book estimation of 19.7% to its shareholders in the course of the most recent 49 years utilizing a lot of capital, and insignificant obligation. Berkshire Hathaway is the fifth biggest open organization on the planet as indicated by Forbes Global 2000 rundown and equation. The venture choices gave to individuals incorporate Diversified speculations, property and loss protection, life coverage among some more.

The lion's share of Berkshire's huge security reinforcements are assessed AAA by Standard and Poor's Corporation, the most astonishing Financial Strength Rating named by Standard and Poor's, and are evaluated A++ (pervasive) by A. M. Best with respect to their money related condition and working execution.

Total Assets: $552 Bn

Revenue: $211 Bn

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Methodology used:

Step 1: Top 20 companies were shortlisted based on their revenues and market cap.

Step 2: 3 parameters Revenues and Total assets were assigned weighting factors of 0.8 and 0.2 bringing into influence the importance of revenues in the insurance business which is much more than the importance of total assets.

Step 3: The weighted averages were calculated for each of the company in the top 20 list

Step 4: Ranks were establishment depending upon the maximum weight of this weighted average as factor.

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