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Planning certainty

The challenge of demographics

Life expectancy is increasing around the globe – a major challenge for governments, enterprises and life insurers. As a reinsurer, we make future pension obligations estimable.

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Somewhat different

Our self-image

What sets us apart? We are somewhat different – in approach, in philosophy. In fact, we have been somewhat different ever since our foundation in 1966. And in 2005, we turned our approach into our slogan.

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Actuarial know-how

Not just for natural disasters

In 1982, when quota share arrangements were still the norm, Hannover Re increasingly began to focus on non-proportional business. To this day we continue to invest in building our actuarial know-how so as to ensure a differentiated approach to risk evaluation.

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Global player

In 50 years to number 3

In 1966 the foundation of Hannover Re was laid in Bochum as the in-house reinsurer of an industrial mutual insurer. Today, we are the third-largest reinsurer in the world – with locations on every continent.

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Press releases

  • 2016-09-12 | Reinsurance conference in Monte Carlo: Hannover Re anticipates greater price stability in the treaty renewals as at 1 January 2017

    Hannover Re expects to see greater stability in prices and conditions for the treaty renewals as at 1 January 2017. Along with the growing area of cyber ... 
  • 2016-08-04 | Half-yearly Financial Report 2016: Hannover Re well on track to achieve its full-year targets

    Net income for first half-year: EUR 486.1 million (EUR 531.9 million) Gross premium in line with expectations, currency-adjusted -1.5% Net ... 
  • 2016-05-10 | Hannover Re: Annual General Meeting adopts all proposed resolutions

    The Annual General Meeting approved the proposal of the Executive Board and Supervisory Board to pay a gross dividend of EUR 4.75 per share for the ... 
  • 2016-05-10 | Quarterly Statement as at 31 March 2016: Hannover Re makes good start to the 2016 financial year

    Group net income rises by 12.7% to EUR 271.2 million (EUR 240.7 million) after elimination of a positive special effect from the previous year ... 
  • 2016-03-10 | Annual Report 2015: Hannover Re posts fourth consecutive record year

    Group net income increases by 16.7% to EUR 1.15 billion (EUR 985.6 million) Gross premium growth: +18.8%; currency-adjusted: +8.7% Dividend ... 
  • 2016-02-03 | Hannover Re largely satisfied with outcome of 1 January treaty renewals in property and casualty reinsurance

    Markets remain highly competitive, but rate quality for the most part still acceptable Pleasing outcomes in US business and in the German ... 

Half-yearly Financial Report 2016

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Half-yearly Financial Report 2016

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Conference call on Half-yearly Financial Report 2016

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Hannover Re's 2015 Property & Casualty Reserves

Interview with CFO Roland Vogel

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Hannover Re share

50 years Hannover Re

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Hannover Re Group at a glance

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Hannover Re 1966-2016

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50 years somewhat different

Major losses

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Events

  • 2016-10-20 | 19th International Investors' Day

    London
    Presentations available: 09.30 a.m. CEST

  • 2016-11-10 | Interim Report 3/2016

  • 2017-02-02 | 1 January Property & Casualty Treaty Renewals

  • 2017-03-09 | Analysts' Conference

    London
  • 2017-03-09 | Annual Results Press Conference

    Hannover
  • 2017-05-10 | Interim Report 1/2017