The top 10 insurance companies include firms from all over the world. The 10th most profitable insurance company, as of 2014, has been Zurich, a Swiss insurance company that offers coverage options around the world, according to MBASkool.com. In 2013, the company had a net profit of $4 billion, and it offers general insurance and corporate insurance options.
The ninth most profitable insurance company is ING, based in Amsterdam, reports MBASkool.com. ING had a net profit of $4.3 billion in 2013. In eighth, AIA group had a net profit of $4.3 billion as well in 2013. This company has its headquarters in Hong Kong and offers services throughout Asia and the Pacific. Based in Paris, AXA is the seventh most profitable insurance company. AXA's net profits in 2013 were about $6 billion. MetLife, based in New York, is the sixth most profitable insurance company, bringing in a net profit of $3.4 billion in 2013.
Ping An, an insurance company based in Shenzhen, is the fifth most profitable company in the world, according to MBASkool.com. It primarily offers services in China and had a net profit of $4.6 billion in 2013. AIG is the fourth most profitable insurance company, bringing in $9.1 billion in 2013. In third, the German company Allianz had a net profit of $8 billion in 2013, while China Life Insurance came in second with a profit of $4 billion. The top insurance company is Nebraska's Berkshire Hathaway, with a net profit of $19.5 billion in 2013.