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Top 10 Global Property/Casualty Reinsurance Groups By Gross Reinsurance Written Premiums, 2019 (1)

(US$ millions)

Rank Company Gross reinsurance
premiums written
Country
1 Swiss Re Ltd. $26,095 Switzerland
2 Munich Reinsurance Co. 24,742 Germany
3 Hannover Re S.E. (2) 16,555 Germany
4 Lloyd's of London (3) 14,978 United Kingdom
5 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 11,112 United States
6 Scor S.E.  8,005 France
7 Everest Re Group Ltd. 6,356 Bermuda
8 PartnerRe Ltd. 5,792 Bermuda
9 XL Bermuda Ltd. 5,010 Bermuda
10 Transatlantic Holdings Inc. 4,946 United States

(1) Ranked by unaffiliated gross written premiums.
(2) Net premiums earned.
(3) Lloyd's premiums are reinsurance only. Premiums for cetrtain groups within the rankings also may include Lloyd's syndicate premiums when applicable.

Source: AM Best Co. Inc., Business Insurance (www.businessinsurance.com), October 2020.

 
TOP TEN GLOBAL REINSURANCE BROKERS BY REINSURANCE GROSS REVENUES, 2008 (1)

($000)

Rank Company Reinsurance gross revenues Country
1 Aon Benfield (2) $1,565,500 U.S.
2 Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. (3) 826,000 U.S.
3 Willis Re 605,900 U.K.
4 Towers Perrin 162,000 U.S.
5 Cooper Gay (Holdings) Ltd. 153,800 U.K.
6 Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C. 134,451 (4) U.K.
7 BMS Group 79,055 (4) U.K.
8 UIB Holdings Ltd. 40,799 (4) U.K.
9 Holborn Corp. 25,600 U.S.
10 Axiom Re Inc. 24,739 U.S.

(1) Includes all reinsurance revenue reported through holding and/or subsidiary companies.
(2) Includes Aon Re Global, which acquired Benfield Group Ltd. November 2008.
(3) Includes aviation reinsurance business placed by Marsh Inc.
(4) Fiscal year 2008.

Source: Business Insurance, October 26, 2009.

 
TOP TEN GLOBAL REINSURANCE BROKERS BY REINSURANCE GROSS REVENUES, 2009 (1)

($000)

Rank Company Reinsurance gross revenues Country
1 Aon Benfield  $1,485,000 U.S.
2 Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. (2) 911,000 U.S.
3 Willis Re 614,000 U.K.
4 Towers Watson & Co. 166,427 U.S.
5 Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. 157,393 U.K.
6 Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C. 146,587 U.K.
7 BMS Group 73,488 U.K.
8 UIB Holdings Ltd. 44,321 U.K.
9 Axiom Re Inc. 31,346 U.S.
10 Lockton Cos. International Ltd. 31,037 (3) U.K.

(1) Includes all reinsurance revenue reported through holding and/or subsidary companies.
(2) Includes aviation reinsurance business placed by Marsh Inc.
(3) Fiscal year ending April 30.

Source: Business Insurance, October 25, 2010.

 
TOP TEN GLOBAL REINSURANCE BROKERS BY REINSURANCE GROSS REVENUES, 2010 (1)

($000)

Rank Company Reinsurance gross revenues Country
1 Aon Benfield  $1,444,000 U.S.
2 Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. (2) 975,000 U.S.
3 Willis Re 664,000 U.K.
4 JLT Reinsurance Brokers Ltd.  198,713 U.K.
5 Towers Watson & Co. 172,289 U.S.
6 Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. 120,400 U.K.
7 BMS Group  77,569 U.K.
8 Miller Insurance Services Ltd. (3) 68,158 U.K.
9 UIB Holdings Ltd. 49,446 U.K.
10 Lockton Cos. International Ltd. (3) 35,556 U.K.

(1) Includes all reinsurance revenue reported through holding and/or subsidary companies.
(2) Includes aviation reinsurance business placed by Marsh Inc.
(3) Fiscal year ending April 30.

Source: Business Insurance, October 24, 2011.

 
TOP TEN GLOBAL REINSURANCE BROKERS BY REINSURANCE GROSS REVENUES, 2011 (1)

($000)

Rank Company Reinsurance gross revenues Country
1 Aon Benfield  $1,463,000 U.K.
2 Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. (2) 1,040,787 U.S.
3 Willis Re 763,000 U.K.
4 Towers Watson & Co.
180,131 U.S.
5 JLT Reinsurance Brokers Ltd. 165,331 U.K.
6 Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd (3) 132,690 U.K.
7 BMS Group Ltd. 84,600 U.K.
8 Miller Insurance Services L.L.P. (4) 82,241 U.K.
9 UIB Holdings Ltd. 53,403 U.K.
10 Lockton Cos. L.L.P. (4) 40,556 U.S.

(1) Includes all reinsurance revenue reported through holding and/or subsidiary companies.
(2) Includes aviation reinsurance business placed by Marsh Inc.
(3) Revenue reflects Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. reinsurance business only.
(4) Fiscal year ending April 30.

Source: Business Insurance, October 29, 2012.

 
TEN GLOBAL REINSURANCE BROKERS BY GROSS REINSURANCE REVENUES, 2012 (1)

($000)

Rank Company Gross reinsurance revenues Country
1 Aon Benfield $1,505,000 U.K.
2 Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. (2) 1,079,313 U.S.
3 Willis Re 837,000 U.K.
4 JLT Reinsurance Brokers Ltd. 197,599 U.K.
5 Towers Watson & Co. 182,962 U.S.
6 Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. 137,825 U.K.
7 BMS Group Ltd. 102,000 U.K.
8 Miller Insurance Services L.L.P. (3) 85,186 U.K.
9 UIB Holdings Ltd. 60,685 U.K.
10 THB Group Ltd. (4) 55,000 U.K.

(1) Includes all reinsurance revenue reported through holding and/or subsidiary companies.
(2) Includes aviation reinsurance business placed by Marsh Inc.
(3) Fiscal year ending April 30.
(4) Fiscal year ending October 31.

Source: Business Insurance (www.businessinsurance.com), October 21, 2013.

 
Top 10 Global Reinsurance Brokers By Gross Reinsurance Revenues, 2013 (1)

(US$  000)

Rank Company Gross reinsurance revenues Country
1 Aon Benfield $1,505,000 U.K.
2 Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. (2) 1,131,267 U.S.
3 Willis Re 860,000 U.K.
4 JLT Reinsurance Brokers Ltd. 375,869 U.K.
5 Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. 158,466 U.K.
6 Miller Insurance Services L.L.P. (3) 93,528 U.K.
7 UIB Holdings Ltd. (2) 67,463 U.K.
8 THB Group Ltd.  58,094 U.K.
9 BMS Group Ltd. 54,300 U.K.
10 Lockton Re (3) 46,029 U.K.

(1) Includes all reinsurance revenue reported through holding and/or subsidiary companies.
(2) Includes aviation reinsurance business placed by Marsh L.L.C.
(3) Fiscal year ending April 30, 2013.

Source: Business Insurance (www.businessinsurance.com), October 27, 2014.

 
Top 10 Global Property/Casualty Reinsurers By Gross Reinsurance Premiums Written, 2016 (1)

(US$ millions)

Rank Company Gross reinsurance premiums written Country
1 Swiss Re Ltd. $30,950.0 Switzerland
2 Munich Reinsurance Co. 29,363.1 Germany
3 Hannover Re S.E. 17,256.7 Germany
4 Scor S.E.  14,589.2 France
5 Lloyd's of London 11,606.6 U.K.
6 Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group (2) 8,288.0 U.S.
7 Korean Reinsurance Co. 5,690.8 South Korea
8 General Reinsurance Corp. (2) 5,629.0 U.S.
9 PartnerRe Ltd. 5,357.0 Bermuda
10 Everest Re Group Ltd. 4,246.9 Bermuda

(1) Excludes 100 percent life reinsurers.
(2) Based on net reinsurance premiums written.

Source: Business Insurance (www.businessinsurance.com), October 2017.

 
Top 10 Global Property/Casualty Reinsurers By Gross Reinsurance Premiums Written, 2017 (1)

(US$ millions)

Rank Company Gross reinsurance
premiums written
Country
1 Munich Reinsurance Co. $21,377 Germany
2 Swiss Re Ltd. 20,371 Switzerland
3 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 17,815 U.S.
4 Lloyd's of London (2) 14,250 U.K.
5 Hannover Re S.E.  12,832 (3) Germany
6 Scor S.E.  7,218 France
7 Everest Re Group Ltd. 5,115 Bermuda
8 XL Group PLC 4,682 Ireland
9 Transatlantic Holdings Inc. 4,211 U.S.
10 PartnerRe Ltd. 4,189 Bermuda

(1) Ranked by unaffiliated gross premiums written.
(2) Lloyd's premiums are reinsurance only. Premiums for certain groups within the rankings also may include Lloyd's syndicate premiums when applicable.
(3) Net premiums earned.

Source: A.M. Best Co. Inc., Business Insurance (www.businessinsurance.com), October 2018.

 
Top 10 Global Property/Casualty Reinsurance Groups By Gross Reinsurance Written Premiums, 2018 (1)

(US$ millions)

Rank Company Gross reinsurance
premiums written
Country
1 Munich Reinsurance Co. $23,395 Germany
2 Swiss Re Ltd. 20,864 Switzerland
3 Lloyd's of London (2) 14,064  U.K.
4 Hannover Re S.E. (3) 13,709 Germany
5 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 9,930 U.S.
6 Scor S.E.  7,069 France
7 Everest Re Group Ltd. 6,225 Bermuda
8 PartnerRe Ltd. 5,065 Bermuda
9 XL Bermuda Ltd. 5,002 Bermuda
10 Transatlantic Holdings Inc. 4,451 U.S.

(1) Ranked by unaffiliated gross written premiums.
(2) Lloyd's premiums are reinsurance only. Premiums for certain groups within the rankings also may include Lloyd's syndicate premiums when applicable.
(3) Net premiums earned.

Source: A.M. Best Co. Inc., Business Insurance (www.businessinsurance.com), October 2019.