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European Reinsurance

What We Do

Europe is the 2nd biggest reinsurance market following North America, with its reinsurance premium reaching to USD58bn, or 21% of the worldwide reinsurance market. In addition – according to an IAIS study - 93% of the ceded European premium is placed within the same region. Korean Re’s European business with a history of almost 20 years has been gradually and profitably growing over the last years. Our book of business forms a very solid foundation for future growth – providing continuity and consistency to our clients and partners.


We act as Korean Re’s European Hub as an independent and fully capitalized reinsurer with a FINMA reinsurance license and an S&P 'A' stable rating. Our location in the heart of Europe combined with an experienced and talented local team allows Korean Re to better serve its European clients to meet their financial, operational and regulatory needs. Over the next years, we aim to become a partner for all core placements of our clients including long-tail lines and tailored/structured reinsurance needs.


We combine new offerings with existing business and provide ‘best in class’ service, namely closeness to the clients and quality and speed of service. Our focus will be on 'One voice to the market', aligned underwriting teams across locations, and long-term profitability.

Lines of Business

All Non-life reinsurance lines of business, namely:

  • Accident & Health

  • Liability / General liability

  • Elemental Damage

  • Marine

  • Fire

  • Other

  • Other property damage (e.g. Agriculture)

Portfolio Outlook

Portfolio Overview 2024

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Underwriting Market
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Business Reports

Business Reports

Korean Reinsurance Switzerland AG - Annual Report

Korean Reinsurance Switzerland AG - Financial Condition Report

Korean Reinsurance Switzerland AG - Rating & Corporate Documents

Korean Reinsurance Company

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