• Within designated teams, centralised underwriting by more than 60 talented individuals, out of Hannover, Germany, supported by our Marketing and Audit Office in the USA; dedicated Underwriting team in Toronto for Canadian business
  • Gross Written Premium almost evenly split between Property and Casualty
  • Reciprocal Jurisdiction Reinsurer (RJR) Status and the licensed status by our Canadian Branch provide our clients with superior security

Having started with our first acceptance in 1972, our involvement in the North American market has consistently grown through the cycles. While all underwriting for US and Caribbean business is done directly out of Hannover, we maintain a local presence with our United States based marketing team and our experienced underwriting and claims audit group. Our Canadian business is written out of our office in Toronto.
Our goal is a long lasting, mutually beneficial relationship with our clients and brokers. Our dedicated teams diligently work together to provide holistic reinsurance solutions for all business segments.


With focus on Per Risk and Proportional Property Reinsurance solutions, this team also has experts for the Entertainment and Terrorism markets. More ...


The department is focused on Standard Casualty, Workers Compensation, Multi Line as well as Personal & Light Umbrella business. Especially the Regional and Mutual Insurance Companies are among our target clients. More ...

Special Casualty

Special Casualty Lines include the more hazardous liability business written in the Excess & Surplus Lines marketplace, in addition to non-medical Professional Liability Business (E&O and D&O) as well as Reps and Warranties and Cyber. More ...

North American Specialty

This department includes several dedicated teams with expertise in Agency & Digital Insurance Solutions, Caribbean and Medical Malpractice.
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North American Catastrophe Reinsurance

The catastrophe excess of loss business from the North American market is written by our colleagues at Hannover Re (Bermuda) Ltd.  Established in April 2001. Hannover Re (Bermuda) Ltd. is a key strategic subsidiary of Hannover Re and the provider of the global catastrophe excess of loss reinsurance capacity within the Hannover Re Group. Hannover Re (Bermuda) Ltd. reports directly to the Group’s Executive Board via Silke Sehm.

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Please take a look at the attached pages including more detailed information on each of our Underwriting Centers.