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.