By 2019 the world's 10 highest skyscrapers will be home to 1,201 floors of living and working. Hannover Re operates in all lines of business covering the players involved in major construction projects.
Ensuring food security
Farmers protect their crop yields against natural perils
In many parts of the world crops are already insured against hail, flood, drought and frost damage, in some cases with government support. We are developing such insurance solutions for emerging and developing countries as well.
In 2010 the population of 30 megacities surpassed the 10 million threshold, with as many as 18 of them located in emerging countries. Demographics and infrastructure entail both risks and opportunities: we have increasingly expanded our presence in emerging markets.
Shorter life – higher annuities
Persons with a reduced life expectancy can receive higher annuities thanks to individual underwriting. We have played a pioneering role in revolutionising the UK market through the launch of such enhanced annuities.
Hannover Re completes new ILS transactions
Hannover Re has completed two new transactions as part of its insurance-linked securities (ILS) activities and transferred storm risks for two US-based associations to the capital markets.
Hannover Re: Annual General Meeting adopts proposed resolutions
The Annual General Meeting approved the proposal of the Executive Board and Supervisory Board to pay a gross dividend of EUR 4.25 per share for the 2014 financial year.
Interim Report 1/2015: Hannover Re makes a good start to the 2015 financial year
Group net income +20.1%: EUR 279.7 million
(EUR 233.0 million)
Gross premium growth beats expectations: +10.3% adjusted for exchange rate effects
Investment income +15.1%: EUR 415.7 million...
Annual Report 2014: Hannover Re generates new record result
Group net income boosted by 10.1% to EUR 985.6 million (EUR 895.5 million)
Increased dividend proposed for 2014:
EUR 3.00 per share plus special dividend of
EUR 1.25 per share
Hannover Re broadly satisfied with outcome of 1 January treaty renewals
Stable portfolio in property and casualty reinsurance thanks to strong market positioning and good rating
Rate quality supports our profit targets despite price erosion
Price increases in...
Hannover Re places protection cover for extreme mortality risks
Hannover Re has successfully placed a swap for extreme mortality scenarios on the capital market. This multi-year protection cover hedges life insurance risks against a severe increase in mortality...