Reinsurance - Reinsurers


  1. Munich Re – Germany ($31.4 billion Gross Written Premiums)
  2. Swiss Re – Switzerland ($30.3 billion)
  3. Berkshire Hathaway / General Re – USA (n.a.)
  4. Hannover Re – Germany ($12 billion)
  5. SCOR – France ($6.9 billion)
  6. Reinsurance Group of America – USA ($5.7 billion)
  7. Transamerica Re – USA ($4.2 billion)
  8. Everest Re – Bermuda ($4.0 billion)
  9. Partner Re – Bermuda ($3.8 billion)
  10. Axis Capital – Bermuda
  11. XL Re – Bermuda ($3.4 billion) (part of XL Group)
(Based on company figures; in US$)

In addition, syndicates at Lloyd's of London wrote £6.3 billion of reinsurance premium in 2008.

Major reinsurance brokers include:

  • Guy Carpenter
  • Aon Corporation
  • Willis Re
  • Cooper Gay Re

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