Reinsurance Carriers Industry
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Industry Analysis


Companies in this industry provide insurance to other insurance companies to assume the risk on existing policies as a hedge against catastrophic loss. Major companies include Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), Everest Re, and TransRe (all based in the US), as well as Munich Re (Germany), Swiss Re (Switzerland), and SCOR (France).

Competitive Landscape

Demand is driven by the volume of insurance policies written and the size of insurance companies' risk portfolios. The profitability of individual companies depends on the ability to balance premium and investment income against claim payouts. Large companies have advantages in serving customers in diverse geographic areas and product categories. Smaller companies can compete effectively by providing coverage for specialized insurance markets. The US industry is highly concentrated: the top 20 companies account for about 85% of revenue.

Products, Operations & Technology

Reinsurance companies typically assume all or part of the risk associated with property/casualty, medical, life, and other types of insurance policies originally underwritten by other insurance companies. Premiums assumed from property/casualty reinsurance account for about 55% of US industry revenue. Life and health reinsurance, which accounts for about 35% of revenue, includes whole, term, and universal life policies; annuities; and group and individual health care coverage.

Geographic Segmentation

See where the Reinsurance Carriers industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
Top Reinsurance Carriers Companies:
8776.80996M | Republic Of Korea
6039.067M | Bermuda
5095.092M | Hong Kong
1344.756948M | United States
1123.183684M | United States
1020.786848M | Germany
711.717193M | United States
591.855598M | United States
286.118511M | United States
267.130989M | United States
264.230831M | Malaysia
255.196712M | Germany
248.9M | United States
239.918997M | United States

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