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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.

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Annuity revolution

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.

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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.

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Working on a high level

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.

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Press releases

  • 2015-03-10 | 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 Book value...
  • 2015-02-04 | 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...
  • 2014-12-16 | 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...
  • 2014-11-05 | Interim Report 3/2014: Hannover Re substantially increases Group net income

    Group net income +10.3%: EUR 695.4 million (EUR 630.2 million) Net major losses of EUR 242.2 million well below the expected level Combined ratio in property and casualty reinsurance:...
  • 2014-10-20 | Hannover Re subsidiary anticipates stable conditions in the German market

    E+S Rück – which bears responsibility within the Hannover Re Group for German business – expects to see broadly stable conditions and prices in the treaty renewals as at 1 January 2015.
  • 2014-10-09 | Hannover Re wins award for innovation

    At this year's Insurance Conference Munich (inscom) Hannover Re was the recipient of the "I3 Award" in the category of Design Innovation for the "Energie Einspar Protect" (EEP), an energy savings...

Annual results 2014


Press Conference presentation


Analysts' Conference presentation

Financial reports


Annual Report 2014


MCEV Report 2014

Hannover Re share

Major losses

Catastrophy 752x501


Landwirtschaft 119099572 1573x1044


  • 2015-05-06 | Interim Report 1/2015

  • 2015-05-06 | Annual General Meeting

    Hannover Congress Centrum, Theodor-Heuss-Platz 1-3, 30175 Hannover
  • 2015-08-05 | Interim Report 2/2015

  • 2015-10-14 | 18th International Investors' Day

  • 2015-11-04 | Interim Report 3/2015

  • 2016-02-03 | 1 January Property & Casualty Treaty Renewals