Key figures of Hannover Re 2015-2019

Figures in EUR million 2019+/- previous year 20182017201612015

1 Restated pursuant to IAS 8
2 Including expenses on funds withheld and contract deposits
3 Proposed dividend; Dividend of EUR 4.00 plus special dividend of EUR 1.50
4 Dividend of EUR 3.75 plus special dividend of EUR 1.50
5 Dividend of EUR 3.50 plus special dividend of EUR 1.50
6 Dividend of EUR 3.25 plus special dividend of EUR 1.25
7 Hannover Re Group's share for natural catastrophes and other major losses in excess of EUR 10 million gross as a percentage of net premium earned
8 Operating profit (EBIT)/net premium earned

Results
Gross written premium 22,597.6 +17.8% 19,176.4 17,790.5 16,353.6 17,068.7
Net premium earned 19,729.7 +14.1% 17,289.1 15,631.7 14,410.3 14,593.0
Net underwriting result2 (9.7) -106.2% 156.9 (253.6) 448.1 488.9
Net investment income 1,757.1 +14.8% 1,530.0 1,773.9 1,550.4 1,665.1
Operating profit (EBIT) 1,853.2 +16.1% 1,596.6 1,364.4 1,689.3 1,755.2
Group net income 1,284.2 +21.2% 1,059.5 958.6 1,171.2 1,150.7
Balance sheet
Policyholders' surplus 13,588.9 +23.1% 11,035.1 10,778.5 11,231.4 10,267.3
Equity attributable to shareholders of Hannover Rück SE 10,528.0 +20.0% 8,776.8 8,528.5 8,997.2 8,068.3
Non-controlling interests 826.5 +8.0% 765.2 758.1 743.3 709.1
Hybrid capital 2,234.4 +49.6% 1,493.1 1,492.0 1,490.8 1,489.9
Investments (excl. funds withheld by ceding companies) 47,629.4 +12.9% 41,197.3 40,057.5 41,793.5 39,346.9
Total assets 71,356.4 +10.6% 64,508.6 61,196.8 63,594.5 63,214.9
Share
Earnings per share (basic and diluted) in EUR 10.65 +21.2% 8.79 7.95 9.71 9.54
Book value per share in EUR 87.30 +20.0% 72.78 70.72 74.61 66.90
Dividend 633.33 +4.8% 633.1 603.0 603.0 572.8
Dividend per share in EUR 4.00+1.503 +4.8% 3.75+1.504 3.50+1.505 3.50+1.505 3.25+1.506
Share price at year-end in EUR 172.30 +46.4% 117.70 104.90 102.80 105.65
Market capitalisation at year-end 20,778.9 +46.4% 14,194.3 12,650.6 12,397.4 12,741.1
Ratios
Combined ratio
(P&C reinsurance)2
98.2% 96.5% 99.8% 93.7% 94.4%
Large losses as percentage of
net premium earned
(P&C reinsurance)7
7.5% 7.9% 12.3% 7.8% 7.1%
Retention 90.0% 90.7% 90.5% 89.3% 87.0%
Return on investment (excl. funds withheld by ceding companies) 3.5% 3.2% 3.8% 3.0% 3.4%
EBIT margin8 9.4% 9.2% 8.7% 11.7% 12.0%
Return on equity (after tax) 13.3% 12.2% 10.9% 13.7% 14.7%