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.