French insurance group CNP Assurances is one of the country's major personal insurance companies. It is involved in three main segments of the personal insurance market: life insurance, pensions and personal risk. Its European operations are focused in Italy, Portugal, Spain, Ireland and Greece. In Latin America it has a presence in Argentina and Brazil, where started operations in 1995 and 2001, respectively. CNP Assurances was founded in 2000 and is based in Paris, France.