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Without the frills

We focus on the essentials

No frills, no wasteful spending: our high performance capability is placed entirely at the service of our customers. We are focused and efficient in developing bespoke solutions – a clear competitive advantage.

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Rising demand

for agricultural commodities and foodstuffs

Particularly in emerging and developing countries, agricultural risks are increasingly being protected against extreme weather events - often in the form of reinsurance solutions as part of public-private partnerships.

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Well positioned

...in the world's largest insurance market

In the US we are a trusteed reinsurer and provide collateral via trust funds. As a certified reinsurer in many US states we are eligible to provide reduced collateral. We generate 25% of our premium in the US market.

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Life expectancy

Often underestimated

Underwritten annuities – fair pension conditions based on individual life expectancy – provide essential financial security for seniors. Our support includes product design, risk and financial solutions as well as automated underwriting.

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Corporate news

  • 2017-03-20 | Hannover Re acquires Lloyd’s syndicate

    Hannover Re has reached an agreement to acquire the UK holding company Argenta Holdings plc. The parties have agreed to maintain confidentiality regarding the purchase price.
  • 2017-03-09 | Annual Report 2016: Hannover Re reports fifth consecutive record result

    Group net income climbs by 1.8% to EUR 1.17 billion (EUR 1.15 billion) Increased dividend proposal for 2016: EUR 5.00 per share (EUR 4.75 ... 
  • 2017-02-06 | Hannover Re joins Blockchain initiative B3i

    In a collaborative effort, members of the B3i initiative will explore the ability of Blockchain technology to increase efficiencies in the exchange of ... 
  • 2017-02-02 | Hannover Re raises guidance for 2017 following treaty renewals

    Continuing competition in property and casualty reinsurance Rate decline in non-proportional business less marked than in the past three 1/1 ... 
  • 2016-12-28 | Hannover Re gets final licence to establish a branch in India

    Hannover Re received the approval (R3) to establish a branch in India from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI).
  • 2016-11-10 | Quarterly Statement as at 30 September 2016: Hannover Re posts strong nine-month result for 2016

    Group net income rises to EUR 790.0 million (EUR 786.0 million) Book value per share: EUR 72.81 (EUR 66.90) Income from assets under own ... 

Annual Report 2016

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Annual Report 2016

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Annual Results Press Conference 2016 (German)

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Analysts' Conference on Annual Results 2016

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Interview with CFO Roland Vogel

on annual results 2016
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Hannover Re at a glance

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Hannover Re - Fact Sheet (December 2016)

Sustainability

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Events

  • 2017-05-10 | Quarterly Statement as at 31 March 2017

  • 2017-05-10 | Annual General Meeting

    Hannover Congress Centrum Theodor-Heuss-Platz 1-3 30175 Hannover

    Start: 11.00 a.m. CEST

  • 2017-08-10 | Half-yearly Financial Report 2017

  • 2017-10-19 | 20th International Investors' Day

    Frankfurt

  • 2017-11-08 | Quarterly Statement as at 30 September 2017

  • 2018-02-06 | Journalists' Day

    in German