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Largest reinsurers worldwide 2015-2016 by net premiums written

Largest reinsurers worldwide in 2015 and 2016, by net premiums written (Figures expressed in millions of U.S. dollars, unless otherwise specified)

The data describes the ten biggest reinsurers worldwide in 2015 and 2016, by net premiums written. It was found that the Swiss reinsurer Swiss Re led the ranking in 2016. The net premiums written by Swiss Re in 2015 amounted to approx. 30.44 billion U.S. and fell to approx. 33.57 billion USD in 2016.

Reinsurers – additional information A reinsurer is a company that helps primary insurers with risks such as those associated with damages from natural disasters. In 2016, Munich Re experienced losses of almost one billion USD due to natural disasters.

Swiss Reinsurance Co (Switzerland) 33570 30442
Munich Reinsurance Co (Germany) 31839.4 33623.5
Hannover Rueck SE (Germany) 15363.4 16120.7
Berkshire Hathaway Re (United States) 13917 13382
SCOR SE (France) 13231 13110.8
Reinsurance Group of America, Inc (United States) 9248.9 8570.7
Lloyd's (United Kingdom) 8958.8 10020.5
China Reinsurance (Group) Corp (China) 7513.8 7716.9
Everest Reinsurance Co (Bermuda) 5270.9 5182.3
MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. (Japan) 5180.9 3581.2