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19. Assicurazioni Generali
Assicurazioni Generali
Rank: 19 (Previous rank: 47)
CEO: Sergio Balbinot / Giovanni Perissinotto
Employees: 85,322
Address: Piazza Duca degli Abruzzi 2
Trieste  34132
Country: Italy
Website: www.generali.com
Italys biggest insurance company has been busy; it restructured, expanded and went after the competition. Generali bought insurance companies in Germany and Spain, cut an investment deal with a major Italian bank, set up an asset management company in Luxembourg, and even opened an office in Vietnam.

While Generali certainly looked good last year (its earnings were the second highest in the industry), analysts say its stock has been underperforming by 15% this year partly because of the Greek debt crisis.

-- B.F.

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  $ millions % change from 2008
Revenues 126,012.5 22.2
Profits 1,819.6 44.4
Assets 608,134.9 --
Stockholders' equity 23,894.4 --
Profits as % of  
Revenues 1.4
Assets 0.3
From the July 26, 2010 issue
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards.
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