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Well positioned 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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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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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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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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Ad-hoc disclosure

pursuant to Art. 17 MAR

Hannover Re surpasses own profit expectation for 2016 financial year

Based on provisional figures, Hannover Re will generate Group net income of around EUR 1.17 billion for the 2016 financial year. The company will thus clearly surpass its profit target of at least EUR 950 million.

Corporate news

  • 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 ... 
  • 2016-10-24 | Hannover Re subsidiary anticipates premium growth in the German market

    E+S Rück expects to see premium growth in the German market for the upcoming treaty renewals as at 1 January 2017.
  • 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 ... 

Renewals 2017

2017-02-02 | Conference call

Hannover Re share


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Hannover Re at a glance

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Company presentation


Hannover Re - Fact Sheet (September 2016)


  • 2017-03-09 | Analysts' Conference

  • 2017-03-09 | Annual Results Press Conference


    Publication: 07.45 a.m. CET

  • 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