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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 2017. 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)
1Munich Reinsurance Company$37,821$36,378$21,377 $20,330$33,78280.5%33.5%114.0%
2Swiss Re Ltd.$34,775$32,316$20,371$19,631 $34,29482.3%33.1%115.4%
3Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 4$22,740$22,740$17,815$17,815$351,954N/AN/A116.4%
4Hannover Rück S.E.4 5$21,314$18,727$12,832$10,973$11,12671.3%27.8%99.1%
5SCOR S.E.$17,718$16,130$7,218$6,468$7,45871.0%32.7%103.7%
6Lloyd's 6,7$14,250$10,726$14,250$10,726$36,11983.8%33.3%117.2%
7Reinsurance Group of America Inc.$10,704$9,841N/AN/A$9,570N/AN/AN/A
8China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation$10,435$9,974$3,628$3,509$11,57862.6%41.3%103.9%
9Great West Lifeco$7,924$7,823N/AN/A$16,148N/AN/AN/A
10Korean Reinsurance Company$6,775$4,720$5,958$3,988$2,03377.7%18.7%96.4%
11General Insurance Corporation of India 8$6,497$5,798$6,430$5,741$7,91486.3%17.5%103.8%
12PartnerRe Ltd.$5,588$5,120$4,189 $3,776 $6,74569.8%29.5%99.3%
13Everest Re Group Ltd.$5,115$4,614$5,115$4,614$8,36976.6%26.5%103.1%
14XL Group Ltd.$4,916$3,976$4,682$3,964$11,46179.9%31.5%111.3%
15Transatlantic Holdings, Inc.$4,211$3,810$4,211$3,810$5,21873.1%33.8%106.9%
16MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. 8, 9$3,385N/A$3,385N/A$27,933N/AN/AN/A
17R+V Versicherung AG 10$3,071$3,011$3,071$3,011$2,57673.8%25.3%99.1%
18MAPFRE RE, Compania de Reaseguros S.A. 11$2,812 $2,517 $2,812 $2,517 $1,559 73.6%23.2%96.8%
19RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.$2,798 $1,871 $2,798 $1,871 $4,391 108.4%29.6%137.9%
20The Toa Reinsurance Company, Limited 8, 9$2,505 $2,198 $2,505 $2,198 $1,887 70.1%26.3%96.4%
21Axis Capital Holdings Limited$2,428 $1,939 $2,428 $1,939 $5,341 79.6%29.2%108.8%
22Sompo Holdings, Inc. 8, 9$2,304 $1,918 $2,304 $1,918 $18,032 N/AN/AN/A
23Arch Capital Group Ltd. 12$2,241 $1,728 $2,241 $1,728 $10,040 72.3%31.6%103.9%
24Assicurazioni Generali SpA$2,054 $2,054 $878 $878 $31,361 104.0%25.8%129.9%
25IRB - Brasil Resseguros S.A.$1,747 $1,224 $1,438 $933 $1,082 56.4%28.6%85.0%
26Pacific LifeCorp$1,707 $1,707 N/AN/A$13,704 N/AN/AN/A
27Qatar Reinsurance Company, Limited$1,626 $713 $1,626 $713 $705 95.6%26.1%121.6%
28Tokio Millennium Re AG$1,606 $1,302 $1,606 $1,302 $1,191 82.0%34.0%116.0%
29Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited$1,549 $1,250 $1,549 $1,250 $2,929 92.6%32.6%125.1%
30Caisse Centrale de Reassurance$1,543 $1,411 $1,392 $1,265 $2,809 81.8%11.5%93.3%
31Validus Holdings, Ltd. 13$1,508 $1,289 $1,508 $1,289 $4,916 103.1%26.9%130.0%
32Odyssey Re Holdings Corp.$1,494 $1,411 $1,494 $1,411 $4,013 69.6%32.3%101.9%
33Deutsche Rueckversicherung AG$1,440 $881 $1,372 $849 $270 66.9%29.3%96.2%
34Taiping Reinsurance Co. Ltd. 9$1,415 $1,279 $866 $734 $1,050 56.7%39.6%96.4%
35Markel Corporation$1,112 $978 $1,112 $978 $9,502 99.8%32.2%132.0%
36Peak Reinsurance Company Ltd.$1,098 $845 $999 $746 $912 79.3%28.5%107.7%
37American Agricultural Insurance Company 14$1,053 $364 $1,053 $364 $585 87.7%21.0%108.7%
38QBE Insurance Group Limited$1,039 $837 $1,039 $837 $8,901 78.8%29.6%108.4%
39Sirius International Group, Ltd. 15$989 $837 $989 $837 $1,917 74.9%N/AN/A
40Maiden Holdings, Ltd.$823 $807 $823$807 $1,233 78.1%29.0%107.1%
41African Reinsurance Corporation$747 $635 $692 $584 $902 61.6%34.4%96.0%
42Chubb Limited$746 $685 $746 $685 $51,172 79.7%31.4%111.1%
43Hiscox Ltd.$734 $255 $734 $255 $2,367 70.1%31.8%101.9%
44Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG$725 $679 $725 $679 $2,524 99.2%30.2%129.4%
45Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd.$693 $636 $693 $636 $844 80.3%30.0%110.3%
46Nacional de Reaseguros, S.A.$666 $531 $561 $428 $407 67.8%96.1%163.9%
47Third Point Reinsurance Ltd.$642 $639 $642 $639 $1,662 67.6%40.1%107.8%
48W.R. Berkley Corporation$607 $545 $607 $545 $5,451 80.2%37.4%117.6%
49ACR Capital Holdings Pte, Ltd.$526 $448 $526 $448 $846 68.1%39.0%107.1%
50Central Reinsurance Corporation$491 $460 $362 $338 $519 66.8%27.1%93.9%

Notes:

1 All non-USD currencies converted to USD using foreign exchange rate at company’s fiscal year-end.
2 As reported on Balance Sheet.
3 Non-Life only.
4 Loss and expense ratio detail not available on a GAAP basis.
5 Net premium written data not reported, net premium earned substituted.
6 Lloyd’s premiums are reinsurance only. Premiums for certain groups within the rankings also may include Lloyd’s Syndicate premiums when applicable.
7 Total shareholders’ funds includes Lloyd’s members’ assets and Lloyd’s central reserves.
8 Fiscal year-end March 31, 2018.
9 Net asset value used for total shareholders’ funds
10 Ratios are as reported and calculated on a gross basis.
11 Premium data excludes intergroup reinsurance.
12 Based on Arch Capital Group Ltd. consolidated financial statements and includes Watford Re segment.
13 Based on Validus Holdings, Ltd. consolidated financial statements and includes AlphaCat segment premiums and non-controlling interest.
14 Data and ratios based on US Statutory Filing.
15 Expense and combined ratios not available on a segment basis.
(N/A) – Information not applicable or not available at time of publication.

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