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Top 10 U.S. Property/Casualty Reinsurers Of U.S. Business By Gross Premiums Written, 2019

($000)

Rank Company (1) Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 National Indemnity Co. (Berkshire Hathaway) (2) U.S. $25,778,758
2 Everest Reinsurance Co. Bermuda 7,207,815
3 Swiss Reinsurance America Corp. Switzerland 7,061,317
4 XL Reinsurance America Inc. Bermuda 6,531,134
5 Munich Re America, Corp. Germany 5,530,356
6 Transatlantic Reinsurance Co. U.S. 4,682,248
7 Odyssey Group Canada 3,518,206
8 General Reinsurance Corp. U.S. 3,356,323
9 Partner Re Co. of the U.S. Bermuda 2,355,127
10 SCOR US Corporation France 2,281,526

(1) See Reinsurance Underwriting Review 2019 notes posted at www.reinsurance.org for a list of affiliated companies included.
(2) Underwriting results exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
TOP TEN P/C REINSURERS OF U.S. BUSINESS BY GROSS PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2008

($000)

Rank Company Country of
parent company
Gross premiums
written
1 Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation (1) Switzerland $5,238,944
2 National Indemnity Company
(Berkshire Hathaway) (2)
U.S. 5,203,345
3 Transatlantic/Putnam Reinsurance Company U.S. 3,986,685
4 XL Reinsurance America  Bermuda 3,557,784
5 Munich Reinsurance America Corporation (3) Germany 3,310,861
6 Everest Reinsurance Company Bermuda 2,804,924
7 Odyssey America Re/Odyssey Reinsurance (4) Canada 2,077,639
8 General Re Group (5) U.S. 1,413,180
9 Berkley Insurance Company U.S. 1,294,793
10 QBE Reinsurance Group (6) Australia 1,254,761
   Total, top ten reinsurers   $30,142,916
   Total, all reinsurers    $35,992,012

(1) Includes Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation and Westport Insurance Corporation (formerly known as Employers Reinsurance Corporation).
(2) Underwriting results exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.
(3) Includes Munich Reinsurance America, Inc., American Alternative Insurance Corporation, and The Princeton Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance Company.
(4) Includes Odyssey America Reinsurance Corporation, Clearwater Insurance Company, Hudson Insurance Company, Hudson Specialty Insurance Company and Clearwater Select Insurance Company.
(5) Data are for the North American Property/Casualty segment of the General Re Group.
(6) Includes QBE Reinsurance Corporation, QBE Insurance Corporation and QBE Specialty Company.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
TOP TEN PROPERTY/CASUALTY REINSURERS OF U.S. BUSINESS BY GROSS PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2009

($000)

Rank Company Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation (1)   Switzerland $4,966,205
2 National Indemnity Company (Berkshire Hathaway) (2) U.S. 4,872,244
3 TRC/Putnam Reinsurance Company   U.S. 3,814,364
4 Munich Re America Corp. (3)   Germany 3,356,069
5 Everest Reinsurance Company   Bermuda 3,248,420
6 XL Reinsurance America (4)   Bermuda 3,007,124
7 Odyssey America Re./Odyssey Reinsurance (5)   Canada 1,991,115
8 QBE Reinsurance Group (6)   Australia 1,753,795
9 General Re Group (7)   U.S. 1,435,553
10 Berkley Insurance Company   U.S. 1,344,193
   Total, top ten reinsurers   $29,789,082
  Total, all reinsurers   $35,683,051

(1) Excludes Westport Insurance Corp.
(2) Underwriting results exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.
(3) Includes Munich Reinsurance America, Inc., American Alternative Insurance Corp., and The Princeton Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance Co.
(4) Includes the net pooled share of the combined underwriting results of the XL America Group Pool.
(5) Includes Odyssey America Reinsurance Corp., Clearwater Insurance Co., Hudson Insurance Co., Hudson Specialty Insurance Co. and Clearwater Select Insurance Co.
(6) Includes QBE Reinsurance Corp., QBE Insurance Corp., and QBE Specialty Insurance Co.
(7) Includes the North American Property/Casualty segment of the General Re Group. Excludes cessions to certain affiliated members of the Berkshire Hathaway Group.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
TOP TEN U.S. PROPERTY/CASUALTY REINSURERS OF U.S. BUSINESS BY GROSS PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2010

($000)

Rank Company Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation Switzerland $4,365,550
2 National Indemnity Company (Berkshire Hathaway) (1) U.S. 4,352,429
3 Transatlantic/Putnam Reinsurance Company U.S. 3,675,627
4 Munich Reinsurance America Corp. (2) Germany 3,620,278
5 Everest Reinsurance Company Bermuda 3,379,194
6 XL Reinsurance America (3) Bermuda 2,696,627
7 QBE Reinsurance Group, New York (4) Australia 2,093,449
8 Odyssey America Re./Odyssey Reinsurance Corp. (5) Canada 1,988,836
9 Berkley Insurance Company U.S. 1,455,576
10 General Re Group (6) U.S. 1,320,844
   Total, top ten reinsurers   $28,948,410
  Total, all reinsurers   $34,507,904

(1) Excludes assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.
(2) Includes Munich Re America, American Alternative Insurance Corporation and The Princeton Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance Co.
(3) Includes the net pooled share of the combined underwriting results of the XL America Group Pool.
(4) Includes the QBE Reinsurance Corporation, QBE Insurance Corporation and QBE Specialty Insurance Company.
(5) Includes Odyssey America Re, Clearwater Insurance, Clearwater Select, Hudson Insurance and Hudson Specialty Insurance Companies.
(6) North American Property/Casualty underwritten segment of General Re; excludes certain intercompany transactions and cessions to certain affiliates of Berkshire Hathaway.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
TOP TEN U.S. PROPERTY/CASUALTY REINSURERS OF U.S. BUSINESS BY GROSS PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2011

($000)

Rank Company Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 National Indemnity Company (Berkshire Hathaway) (1) U.S. $5,616,938
2 Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation (2) Switzerland 4,391,608
3 QBE Reinsurance Group, New York (3) Australia 4,192,117
4 Munich Re America, Corp. (4) Germany 4,051,630
5 Transatlantic/Putnam Reinsurance  U.S. 3,651,805
6 Everest Reinsurance Company  Bermuda 3,455,453
7 XL Reinsurance America, Inc.  Ireland 2,926,211
8 Odyssey Reinsurance Group (5)  Canada 2,212,355
9 Berkley Insurance Company  U.S. 1,675,945
10 General Re Group (6) U.S. 1,171,457

(1) Exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.
(2) Includes the results of Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation which is impacted by significant affiliated transactions with other members of the Swiss Re Group.
(3) Includes the combined results of QBE Reinsurance Corporation, QBE Insurance Corporation and QBE Specialty Insurance Company.
(4) Includes the combined results of Munich Reinsurance America, Inc., American Alternative Insurance Corporation and The Princeton Excess and Surplus Lines Company.
(5) Includes Odyssey Reinsurance, Clearwater Select, Hudson Insurance and Hudson Specialty Insurance Companies.
(6) North American Property/Casualty segment of General Re; excludes certain intercompany transactions and cessions to certain affiliates of Berkshire Hathaway.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
TOP TEN U.S. PROPERTY/CASUALTY REINSURERS OF U.S. BUSINESS BY GROSS PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2012

($000)

Rank Company (1) Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 National Indemnity Company (Berkshire Hathaway) (2) U.S. $7,242,437
2 QBE North America Australia 6,568,732
3 Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation Switzerland 4,327,392
4 Munich Re America, Corp. Germany 4,070,596
5 Everest Reinsurance Company  Bermuda 3,456,915
6 Transatlantic Reinsurance Company/FairCo U.S. 3,280,711
7 XL Reinsurance America Ireland 3,070,123
8 Odyssey Reinsurance Group Canada 2,589,229
9 Berkley Insurance Company  U.S. 1,916,915
10  Partner Reinsurance Company Bermuda 1,226,831

(1) See Reinsurance Underwriting Report footnotes posted at http://www.reinsurance.org for list of affiliated companies included.
(2) Underwriting results exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
TOP TEN U.S. PROPERTY/CASUALTY REINSURERS OF U.S. BUSINESS BY GROSS PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2013

($000)

Rank Company (1) Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 QBE North America Australia $5,896,257
2 National Indemnity Company (Berkshire Hathaway) (2) U.S. 5,494,058
3 Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation Switzerland 4,941,108
4 Everest Reinsurance Company  Bermuda 4,348,736
5 Munich Re America, Corp. Germany 4,267,168
6 XL Reinsurance America Ireland 3,380,109
7 Transatlantic Reinsurance  U.S. 3,138,346
8 Odyssey Reinsurance Group Canada 2,539,263
9 Partner Reinsurance Company of the U.S. Bermuda 1,623,083
10 General Re Group U.S. 1,206,713

(1) See Reinsurance Underwriting Report footnotes posted at www.reinsurance.org for list of affiliated companies included.
(2) Underwriting results exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
TOP 10 U.S. PROPERTY/CASUALTY REINSURERS OF U.S. BUSINESS BY GROSS PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2014

($000)

Rank Company (1) Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 National Indemnity Company (Berkshire Hathaway) (2) U.S. $26,447,145
2 QBE Re America Australia 5,288,813
3 Everest Reinsurance Company Bermuda 4,995,249
4 Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation Switzerland 4,491,990
5 Munich Re America Germany 4,162,336
6 XL Reinsurance America Ireland 3,603,590
7 Transatlantic Reinsurance U.S. 3,143,029
8 Odyssey Reinsurance Group Canada 2,551,797
9 Partner Reinsurance Company of the U.S. Bermuda 1,721,966
10 AXIS Reinsurance Company Bermuda 1,269,884

(1) See Reinsurance Underwriting Report footnotes posted at www.reinsurance.org for list of affiliated companies included.
(2) Underwriting results exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group; includes National Indemnity Co.'s loss portfolio and quota share agreements with affiliated GEICO companies.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
Top 10 U.S. Property/Casualty Reinsurers Of U.S. Business By Gross Premiums Written, 2015

($000)

Rank Company (1) Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 National Indemnity Company (Berkshire Hathaway) (2) U.S. $18,349,736
2 Munich Re America Germany 6,669,622
3 QBE North America (Combined) Australia 5,084,876
4 Everest Reinsurance Company  Bermuda 5,009,780
5 Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation Switzerland 4,330,306
6 XL Reinsurance America Ireland 3,802,990
7 Transatlantic Reinsurance  U.S. 3,219,832
8 Odyssey Reinsurance Group Canada 2,267,041
9 Partner Reinsurance Company of the U.S. Bermuda 1,778,845
10 AXIS Reinsurance Company Bermuda 1,237,862

(1) See Reinsurance Underwriting Review 2015 notes posted at http://www.reinsurance.org for list of affiliated companies included.
(2) Underwriting results exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
Top 10 U.S. Property/Casualty Reinsurers Of U.S. Business By Gross Premiums Written, 2016

($000)

Rank Company (1) Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 National Indemnity Co. (Berkshire Hathaway) (2) U.S. $19,865,667
2 Munich Re America Germany 5,279,232
3 Everest Reinsurance Co. Bermuda 5,100,831
4 XL Reinsurance America Inc. Ireland 4,671,484
5 Swiss Reinsurance America Corp. Switzerland 4,493,919
6 QBE Re America U.S. 4,202,401
7 Transatlantic Re U.S. 3,903,179
8 Odyssey Re Canada 2,243,212
9 Partner Re Co. of the U.S. Bermuda 2,142,349
10 SCOR US Corporation  France 1,428,499

(1) See Reinsurance Underwriting Review 2016 notes posted at www.reinsurance.org for a list of affiliated companies included.
(2) Underwriting results exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
Top 10 U.S. Property/Casualty Reinsurers Of U.S. Business By Gross Premiums Written, 2017

($000)

Rank Company (1) Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 National Indemnity Co. (Berkshire Hathaway) (2) U.S. $22,014,636
2 Everest Reinsurance Co.  Bermuda 5,822,435
3 Munich Re America  Germany 5,783,056
4 XL Reinsurance America Inc.  France 4,819,013
5 Swiss Reinsurance America Corp. Switzerland 4,789,540
6 QBE Re America  Australia 4,615,963
7 Transatlantic Re  U.S. 3,768,913
8 Odyssey Re  Canada 2,627,329
9 General Reinsurance Corp.  U.S. 1,730,021
10 Partner Re Co. of the U.S.  Bermuda 1,719,790

(1) See Reinsurance Underwriting Review 2017 notes posted at www.reinsurance.org for a list of affiliated companies included.
(2) Underwriting results exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.

 
Top 10 U.S. Property/Casualty Reinsurers Of U.S. Business By Gross Premiums Written, 2018

($000)

Rank Company (1) Country of parent company Gross premiums written
1 National Indemnity Company (Berkshire Hathaway) (2) U.S. $27,120,095
2 Everest Reinsurance Co. Bermuda 6,566,729
3 Munich Re America, Corp. Germany 5,504,986
4 XL Reinsurance America Inc. France 5,467,883
5 Swiss Reinsurance America Corp. Switzerland 4,327,058
6 Transatlantic Reinsurance Co. U.S. 3,951,542
7 Odyssey Group Canada 3,086,228
8 General Reinsurance Corp. U.S. 2,644,515
9 Partner Re Co. of the U.S. Bermuda 1,979,309
10 SCOR US Corporation France 1,821,872

(1) See Reinsurance Underwriting Review 2018 notes posted at www.reinsurance.org for a list of affiliated companies included.
(2) Underwriting results exclude assumptions from affiliated General Re Group.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.