Top 100 Insurance Companies in Germany – List of the Largest Insurers in Germany

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  • Database of the top 100 insurance companies in Germany
  • Useful information such as balance sum and gross premiums written (2015 to 2019)
  • Including general contact information: e-mail, address, phone number, URL, name of the management
  • Filterable and sortable by categories
  • Download the Excel list valid forever
  • Last update: 14.09.2021

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List of the Largest Insurance Companies in Germany Research List

Our exclusive database of the most important insurance companies in Germany for direct download as Excel list

With our list of the largest insurance companies in Germany, we offer the unique opportunity to get an overview of the entire real estate industry with just one click. Our database can be purchased directly through our online store and is immediately available for download as an Excel file. In addition to current contact details of the insurance companies, the list contains valuable key figures such as total assets and gross premiums written for the years 2015 to 2019. The list can be sorted, filtered and edited according to your requirements.

Research in the insurance industry has never been easier: contact data and key figures at a glance

For most companies, lead generation is one of the most time-consuming tasks. From now on, you can dispense with the hours of researching potential customers and partners and get straight down to business. ResearchGermany is specialized in the creation of clear market overviews and offers this service as uncomplicated as possible. Our Excel lists are available for direct download and contain all relevant players of a branch. In this case, you have the 100 largest insurance companies in Germany at a glance and can start your address. We not only provide you with general contact data, but enrich our lists with valuable information that you can use for segmentation, filtering and sorting. For the largest German insurance companies we have researched the balance sheet total as well as the gross premiums written for the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 so that you can better estimate the size of the companies. The database also contains information on the number of employees.

This information is contained in our database of the largest insurance companies in Germany

  • Name of the insurance company
  • General contact information (address, e-mail address, phone number, URL)
  • Names of the executives
  • Total assets and gross premiums written for the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Highlighting of direct insurance policies

Map with the headquarters of the largest German insurance companies from our database

List of the Largest Insurance Companies in Germany Research List

Lead generation for consultants, asset managers and co-investors: German insurance companies as relevant real estate investors

The research team of ResearchGermany is specialized in the analysis of industries that are difficult to understand. Our industry and investor lists are particularly in demand in the real estate industry, which is characterized by a high degree of intransparency. In our online store we offer, for example, the list of the largest real estate investors in Germany or the list of the most important real estate investors in Europe. Our customers include brokers, investors, asset managers, consultants and other real estate professionals who use our databases to generate leads. The largest German insurance companies also play an important role here. Institutional investors not only invest in real estate funds, but also make some purchases on their own. Thus, you can use our list of the largest German insurance companies ideally to address potential buyers in the real estate sector.

Balance sums and gross premiums written in our list of the largest German insurance companies

Many providers of address databases not only offer obsolete data, but also comparatively little information about the companies in the respective lists. The team of ResearchGermany attaches great importance to the fact that our databases provide real added value. In the case of the list of Germany’s largest insurance companies, this means that we have identified relevant KPIs from recent years. We have analyzed the annual balance sheet for the years 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 in order to be able to offer you both total assets and gross premiums written. We wish you every success with the data.

For these reasons, ResearchGermany is the first contact point for industry and investor lists in the DACH region

ResearchGermany is the market leader for high-quality investor and industry lists in the German-speaking world. We distinguish ourselves not only through our innovative online store, which allows an uncomplicated ordering of our databases in Excel format. Rather we understand ourselves as competent advisors for our customers. Customer satisfaction is our top priority and we take this seriously both before and after purchasing our lists. If you have any questions about our products, our service or our approach to data research, we will be happy to help you. Of course, we will also send you free preview files of our lists so that you can get an impression of the data quality. For this purpose, please contact us in our live chat or send us a short e-mail to contact[at] Even after you have purchased our databases you can rely on our customer support. We update our lists continuously and send you the updates free of charge as soon as they are available. We look forward to welcoming you as a customer and to supporting you in your project.

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Statistics based on the ResearchGermany database of the largest insurance companies in Germany

The ResearchGermany database of the German insurance industry covers all segments of the industry in the entire Federal Republic (property insurance, life insurance, health insurance, direct insurers, etc.) Thanks to the extensive data set, we are able to publish interesting statistics. In the following, we present the distribution of the insurance companies from our list by state and city in clearly arranged graphs. On request we are also able to prepare individual evaluations.

Distribution of the headquarters of the largest German insurance companies from our list by federal state

List of the Largest Insurance Companies in Germany Research List

North Rhine-Westphalia leads the German insurance industry in terms of the number of insurance companies headquartered in the federal state. Bavaria and Lower Saxony are in the following places, with this being mainly determined by the respective state capitals (see following graph).

Distribution of the headquarters of the largest German insurance companies on our list by city

List of the Largest Insurance Companies in Germany Research List

The absolute number of insurance companies per city shows that the insurance industry is relatively evenly distributed across Germany. Only Munich is home to more than ten insurance companies and can therefore claim a leading role for itself. The detailed data in our list provides further interesting information regarding the geographical distribution.

The German insurance industry: Statistics and facts

The German insurance industry is an important branch of the service sector. According to the central association GdV, in 2019 German insurance companies employed a total of 209,200 people. In addition, there are 201,600 self-employed insurance agents and brokers. On average, each German citizen spends 2,450 euros on insurance per year.

The larger insurance companies are supervised by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). These are 85 life insurers, 46 health insurers, 199 property and accident insurers and 29 reinsurers. They share about 90 percent of the German insurance market. On a regional level, there are also a few hundred smaller insurance companies. The insurance industry also includes institutions for company pension schemes (136 pension funds and 33 pension funds) and 33 death funds. In addition, various foreign providers are active in the German market.

This picture of great diversity and number is put into perspective when one considers that many insurers are subsidiaries of larger insurance groups. The major players in the market operate as universal insurers. This means that they cover the entire range of insurance business through subsidiaries. By far the German market leader is the Allianz Group, one of the world’s largest insurers, followed by the Munich Re Group, which also stands for the world’s largest reinsurance business. In third to fifth place are Talanx, R+V Versicherung and Generali Deutschland. The largest private health insurer is Debeka.

Frequently asked questions about our list of the top insurance companies in Germany

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The companies included in the list can be found through various sources: Internet research, public registers, analysis of relevant news, investigation of relevant transactions, our extensive personal network. Hundreds of hours of detailed, high-quality research flow into each of our lists. All data points that we can enter via publicly available sources are included in our lists.

Every data point for which there is publicly available information is filled out in our lists. However, if we do not have an e-mail address or we do not know whether a company is investing in a particular area, we fill this field with an “n.a.”. In most cases we achieve a data coverage of over 90%. If you want to know the exact coverage of the list – e.g. how many e-mail addresses are available – our team will be happy to help you.

Our lists are always delivered as handy Excel files. On request we can also send you the list as a CSV file.

After purchasing the list, you can immediately download the list as an Excel file when paying by credit card or PayPal. You will also receive a download link by e-mail. Future free updates will also be sent to you by e-mail. If you pay in advance, you will receive the list after the amount has been credited to our account or you have sent us a bank transfer receipt.

We have noted the last update date in the product description at the top of the page. We update our lists regularly. Our customers receive free updates and additions to the list for at least 12 months.

Our lists contain – if publicly available – address, telephone number, e-mail addresses and management names of the listed companies. For privacy reasons, we may only include information that is publicly available or provided by the companies. If no data points are available, there is an “n.a.” in the corresponding field.

Due to the DSGVO our lists do not contain personal e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Our lists contain publicly available contact data or contact data provided by the companies (e-mail address, telephone number, postal address, names of directors).

Our lists do not contain any personal contact data that is specifically protected by the European Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO). Our lists always contain publicly accessible data points (official registers such as the Commercial Register or the Federal Gazette, Internet, company websites) or data provided voluntarily by companies and are therefore harmless.
In Germany, contact is regulated by §7 UWG. Thus, postal advertising in the B2B sector is generally permitted. Contacting by telephone is permitted if the business contact is presumably interested. This can also be accepted for e-mail contact, as long as the contact is made once and the contact is not included in newsletters without being asked.
Important note: We are not lawyers and cannot make legally binding statements. If you have any open questions, please feel free to contact us.

The companies included in the lists can be contacted in various ways – by telephone, postal letter, e-mail, networks such as LinkedIn, jointly attended trade fairs. In order to establish successful contacts, it is particularly important to work on individualized addresses tailored to the respective companies. Mass letters are rarely successful. Instead, our customers are most successful when they adapt to the companies included in our lists, obtain information and then address them in a customized manner. Another successful approach is to contact them via LinkedIn, for example, by selecting the right contact person from our list and then addressing them via a consistent starting point. Intros” that are mediated via shared contacts are also a good step towards establishing contact. Also possible: at trade fairs visited together, you can use the trade fair lists to search specifically for companies included in the lists and make appointments for meetings.
In general: the more effort is put into the individual approach, the more successful it is. Think about what suitable starting points are, how you can deliver added value and show the addressed companies that you put a lot of effort into the contact. Many of our customers have already built up valuable and successful business relationships.

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