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TOP TEN GLOBAL PROPERTY/CASUALTY REINSURERS BY NET REINSURANCE PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2013 (1)

($ millions)

Rank Company Net reinsurance
premiums written
Country
1 Munich Reinsurance Co. $22,545.9 Germany
2 Swiss Re Ltd. 14,542.0 Switzerland
3 Hannover Re S.E. 12,905.8 Germany
4 Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group 11,440.0 U.S.
5 Lloyd's of London 11,363.7 U.K.
6 Scor S.E.  5,931.9 France
7 Everest Re Group Ltd. 5,004.8 Bermuda
8 PartnerRe Ltd. 4,479.1 Bermuda
9 Korean Reinsurance Co. 3,499.0 (1) South Korea
10 Transatlantic Holdings Inc. 3,248.0 U.S.

(1) Fiscal year ending March 31.

Source: Business Insurance (www.businessinsurance.com), September 1, 2014.

 
TOP TEN GLOBAL REINSURERS BY NET REINSURANCE PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2008

($ millions)

Rank Company Net reinsurance
premiums written
Country
1 Munich Re Group $30,379.7 Germany
2 Swiss Re Group 23,724.3 Switzerland
3 Berkshire Hathaway/Gen Re Group (1) 11,441.0 U.S.
4 Hanover Re Group 10,653.2 Germany
5 Lloyd's of London 8,588.2 U.K.
6 SCOR 8,551.4 France
7 Transatlantic Holdings Inc. 4,108.1 U.S.
8 PartnerRe Ltd. 3,989.4 Bermuda
9 ACE Tempest Reinsurance Ltd. (2) 3,961.0 Bermuda
10 Everest Re Group Ltd. 3,505.2 Bermuda

(1) Combined figures of Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group and General Re Group.
(2) Includes all reinsurance business performed by subsidiaries of ACE Ltd.

Source: Business Insurance, August 31, 2009.

 
TOP TEN GLOBAL REINSURERS BY NET REINSURANCE PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2009

($ millions)

Rank Company Net reinsurance premiums written Country
1 Munich Re $32,768.2 Germany
2 Swiss Re Group 21,880.0 Switzerland
3 Hanover Re 13,260.1 Germany
4 Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group 12,362.0 U.S.
5 Lloyd's of London 9,460.8 U.K.
6 SCOR 8,889.1 France
7 Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. 3,986.1 U.S.
8 PartnerRe Ltd. 3,948.7 Bermuda
9 Everest Re Group Ltd. 3,929.8 Bermuda
10 Korean Re 2,368.3 South Korea

Source: Business Insurance, September 6, 2010.

 
TOP TEN GLOBAL REINSURERS BY NET REINSURANCE PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2010 (1)

($ millions)

Rank Company Net reinsurance premiums written Country
1 Munich Re $29,149.9 (2) Germany
2 Swiss Re Group 19,433.0 Switzerland
3 Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group/
General Re Corp.
14,669.0 U.S.
4 Hanover Re 14,034.1 (2) Germany
5 Lloyd's of London 9,728.6 U.K.
6 SCOR S.E. 8,146.2 France
7 PartnerRe Ltd. 4,705.1 Bermuda
8 Everest Re Group Ltd. 3,945.6 Bermuda
9 Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. 3,881.7 U.S.
10 Korean Re 2,653.8 (3) South Korea

(1) Excludes reinsurers which only underwrite life insurance.
(2) Business Insurance estimate.
(3) Fiscal year ending March 31.

Source: Business Insurance, September 26, 2011.

 
TOP TEN GLOBAL REINSURERS BY NET REINSURANCE PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2010-2011

($ millions)

    Net reinsurance
premiums written
 
Rank Company 2010 2011 Country
1 Munich Reinsurance Co. $29,269.1 $33,719.2 Germany 
2 Swiss Reinsurance Co. 19,433.0 22,868.0 Switzerland 
3 Berkshire Hathaway Re 14,669.0 15,350.0 U.S.
4 Hannover Rueckversicherung AG 13,652.2 14,279.2 Germany 
5 Lloyd's (1) 9,762.1 10,735.5 U.K.
6 SCOR SE 8,141.3 8,891.5 France
7 Reinsurance Group of America, Inc. 6,659.7 7,335.7 U.S.
8 PartnerRe Ltd. 4,705.1 4,486.3 Bermuda 
9 Everest Reinsurance Co. 3,945.6 4,108.9 Bermuda
10 Transatlantic Holdings Inc. 3,881.7 3,859.6 U.S.
  Total $114,118.8 $125,633.9  

(1) Based on the published pro forma accounts for the market, which represents an aggregation of all syndicates participating at Lloyd's. As such, some premium included for Lloyd's may also be included by other groups that consolidate their Lloyd’s operations.

Source: Standard and Poor's Rating Services, Global Reinsurance Highlights 2012.

 
TOP TEN GLOBAL REINSURERS BY NET REINSURANCE PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2012 (1)

($ millions)

Rank Company Net reinsurance premiums written Country
1 Munich Reinsurance Co. $36,050.1 Germany
2 Swiss Re Ltd. 25,344.0 Switzerland
3 Hanover Re Group 15,869.9 Germany
4 Lloyd's of London 11,132.7 U.K.
5 Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group 10,162.0 U.S.
6 Scor S.E.  9,391.7 (2) France
7 PartnerRe Ltd. 4,572.9 Bermuda
8 Everest Re Group Ltd. 4,081.1 Bermuda
9 Transatlantic Holdings Inc. 3,986.1 (2) U.S.
10 Korean Reinsurance Co. 3,358.2 (3) South Korea

(1) Excludes reinsurers which only underwrite life insurance.
(2) Business Insurance estimate.
(3) Fiscal year ending March 31.

Source: Business Insurance (www.businessinsurance.com), September 9, 2013.