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World's largest reinsurers

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World's largest reinsurers*

Ranked by 2006 net premiums written

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Rank

Company

2006 net premiums written

1

Munich Re Group

$24,218,951,4001

2

Swiss Re Group

$23,202,134,1002

3

Berkshire Hathaway/Gen Re Group3

$11,577,000,000

4

Hannover Re Group

$8,907,121,7731

5

Lloyd's of London

$7,950,584,2004

6

SCOR5

$6,948,811,1061, 6

7

Everest Re Group Ltd.

$3,875,714,000

8

PartnerRe Ltd.

$3,689,548,000

9

Transatlantic Holdings Inc.

$3,633,440,000

10

ACE Tempest Reinsurance Ltd.7

$3,405,006,000


*Companies that were 100% life reinsurance were not included. 1 Euro=$1.253. 2 Swiss franc=$0.7979 3 Combined figures of Berkshire Reinsurance Group and General Re Group. 4 British pound=$1.8434 5 Pro forma combined figures to include SCOR, Revios Group and Converium Holdings Ltd. 6 Gross written premiums. 7 Includes all reinsurance business performed by subsidiaries of ACE Ltd.


Source: BI survey


Researched by Kevin Edison and Karen Tucker


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