Top 50 Global Reinsurance Groups

Top 50 Global Reinsurance Groups

This Top 50 Global Reinsurance Groups directory is based on research data from rating agency A.M. Best.

Listing the top reinsurers in the world, this directory provides a simple way to analyse the world’s top reinsurance companies.

The global reinsurance groups featured are ranked by unaffiliated gross premiums written in 2019 (USD $m’s)¹. You can sort the table by any of the headings and search it to analyse individual reinsurance companies.

RankingReinsurance Company NameGross Life & Non-Life Reinsurance Premiums WrittenNet Life & Non-Life Reinsurance Premiums WrittenGross Non-Life Only Reinsurance Premiums WrittenNet Non-Life Only Reinsurance Premiums WrittenShareholders Funds (2)Loss Ratios (3)Expense Ratios (3)Combined Ratios (3)
1Swiss Re Ltd.$42,228$39,649$26,095$25,135$31,03779.7%31.7%111.4%
2Munich Reinsurance Company$37,864$35,282$24,742$23,455$34,24566.7%34.4%101%
3Hannover Rück S.E.4 4$25,309$22,096$16,555$14,333$12,71869%29.5%98.5%
4SCOR S.E.$18,302$16,176$8,005$6,826$7,13968.1%30.9%99%
5Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 4$16,089$16,089$11,112$11,112$428,56386.6%25.1%111.7%
6Lloyd's 5, 6$14,978$10,433$14,978$10,433$39,15071%34.5%105.5%
7China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation$13,161$12,196$5,218$4,820$13,88165%36.4%101.4%
8Reinsurance Group of America Inc.$12,150$11,297N/AN/A$11,601N/AN/AN/A
9Great West Lifeco$10,149$10,055N/AN/A$19,549N/AN/AN/A
10PartnerRe Ltd.$7,285$6,909$5,792$5,439$7,27072.4%28%100.4%
11Korean Reinsurance Company$6,963$4,785$6,157$4,079$2,12485.9%14.9%100.8%
12General Insurance Corporation of India 7$6,862$6,229$6,735$6,109$5,02797.2%18.2%115.5%
13Everest Re Group Ltd.$6,356$5,732$6,356$5,732$9,13366.9%28.4%95.4%
14XL Bermuda Ltd.$5,010$4,252$5,010$4,252$13,24065.4%34.5%99.9%
15Transatlantic Holdings, Inc.$4,946$4,495$4,946$4,495$5,24368.4%32.5%100.9%
16RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.$4,808$3,381$4,808$3,381$5,97162.8%29.5%92.3%
17MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. 7, 8$4,188N/A$4,188N/A$15,120N/AN/AN/A
18MAPFRE RE, Compania de Reaseguros S.A. 9$3,313$2,690$2,716$2,100$1,95677.8%24.2%102.1%
19Axis Capital Holdings Limited$3,223$2,280$3,223$2,280$5,54473.7%27.5%101.2%
20R+V Versicherung AG 10$3,160$3,160$3,160$3,160$2,40878.6%24.3%102.9%
21Arch Capital Group Ltd. 11$3,078$2,136$3,078$2,136$12,26072.4%26.6%99%
22The Toa Reinsurance Company, Limited 7, 8$2,878$2,472$2,878$2,472$2,67182.7%27%109.7%
23Assicurazioni Generali SpA$2,646$2,646$1,093$1,093$33,43366.7%28.2%94.9%
24Sompo International Holdings, Ltd.$2,441$1,972$2,441$1,972$6,66260%31.6%91.6%
25IRB - Brasil Resseguros S.A.$2,144$1,561$2,114$1,561$1,15256.4%25.3%81.7%
26Pacific LifeCorp$2,072$1,625N/AN/A$16,055N/AN/AN/A
27Taiping Reinsurance Co. Ltd. 8$2,040$1,787$1,255$1,064$1,16164.5%34.8%99.3%
28Validus Reinsurance, Ltd.$1,991$1,296$1,991$1,296$3,447 73.8%21.1%94.8%
29Odyssey Re Holdings Corp.$1,849$1,783$1,849$1,783$4,59066.7%27.1%93.7%
30Caisse Centrale de Reassurance$1,688$1,541 $1,446$1,304$2,85686.6%10.1%96.7%
31Peak Reinsurance Company Ltd.$1,665$1,258$1,531$1,125$1,09573.1%27.1%100.2%
32Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited$1,486$1,251$1,486$1,251$2,72673.1%30%103.1%
33Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd.$1,351$1,112$1,351$1,112$1,86681.7%26.4%108.1%
34Deutsche Rueckversicherung AG$1,241$825$1,139$775$33772.5%35.6%108.1%
35QBE Insurance Group Limited$1,179$984$1,179$984$8,15376.2%27.5%103.7%
36Tokio Millennium Re AG 7$1,174$921$1,174$921$17,883N/AN/AN/A
37Markel Corporation$1,114$965$1,114$965$11,07869.8%34.6%104.4%
38American Agricultural Insurance Company 12$1,079$385$1,079$385$62074.8%20.8%95.6%
39Qianhai Reinsurance Co., Ltd.$930$563$333$294$41469.8%32.7%102.5%
40Hiscox Ltd.$867$217$867$217$2,190136.2%37.6%173.7%
41African Reinsurance Corporation$844$682$787$632$97560.4%38%98.4%
42Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG$821$736$821$736$4,13665.6%26.7%92.3%
43Qatar Reinsurance Company, Limited$749$654$749$654$69680.7%38.1%118.8%
44Chubb Limited$719$649$719$649$55,33153.8%31.2%85%
45W.R. Berkley Corporation$678N/A$678N/A$6,118 N/AN/AN/A
46Nacional de Reaseguros, S.A.$662$529$553$421$43863.1%29.7%92.8%
47ACR Capital Holdings Pte, Ltd. 13$656$565$656$565$79475.3%33.9%109.2%
48Third Point Reinsurance Ltd.$632$623$632$623$1,41457.6%45.6%103.1%
49Central Reinsurance Corporation$558$518$458$423$52473%28.6%101.6%
50Wilton Re U.S. Holdings, Inc.$543$420$543N/A$4,105N/AN/AN/A


1. All non-USD currencies converted to USD using foreign exchange rate at company’s fiscal year-end.
2. As reported on Balance Sheet, unless otherwise noted.
3. Non-Life only.
4. Net premium written data not reported, net premium earned substituted.
5. Lloyd’s premiums are reinsurance only. Premiums for certain groups within the rankings may include Lloyd’s Syndicate premiums when applicable.
6. Total shareholders’ funds includes Lloyd’s members’ assets and Lloyd’s central reserves.
7. Fiscal year-end March 31, 2020.
8. Net asset value used for total shareholders’ funds.
9. Premium data excludes intergroup reinsurance.
10. Ratios are as reported and calculated on a gross basis.
11. Based on Arch Capital Group Ltd. consolidated financial statements and includes Watford Re segment.
12. Data and ratios based on US Statutory Filing.
13. Effective December 5, 2019, Asia Capital Re ceased writing new business.
(N/A) – Information not applicable or not available at time of publication.

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