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Consolidation Breeds Strength For A Stable Life Reinsurance Sector Outlook Sep 05 Product Image

Consolidation Breeds Strength For A Stable Life Reinsurance Sector Outlook Sep 05

  • Published: September 2005
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • ING Groep N.V.
  • Max Re Ltd.
  • Munich Reinsurance Co.
  • PartnerRe S.A.
  • Scottish Re Group Ltd.
  • XL Re Ltd.
  • MORE

Abstract
Consolidation in the life reinsurance sector continued in 2004, and is reaping benefits for the sector as a whole, leading to a stable outlook. Steady demand combined with reduced supply have not only increased pricing power, but have also greatly improved the terms by which the game is played. The sustainability of this scenario will depend on disciplinenot only by incumbents, but also by a new class of entrants that has recently emerged. Meanwhile, capital markets might turn out to be friend or foe, as both reinsurers and primaries evaluate the role of new innovative forms of capital as risk management tools. In late 2004, Scottish Re Group Ltd. (Scottish Re) announced its acquisition of the individual life reinsurance business...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Swiss Re Life & Health Ltd.
- Swiss Reinsurance Co. Ltd.
- Security Life of Denver Insurance Co.
- Transamerica Occidental Life Insurance Co.
- Munich Reinsurance Co.
- ING Groep N.V.
- Swiss Re Life & Health America Inc.
- Munich American Reassurance Co.
- PartnerRe S.A.
- Reinsurance Group of America Inc.
- GE Frankona Reassurance Ltd.
- Swiss Re Frankona READ MORE >

- Swiss Re Life & Health Ltd.
- Swiss Reinsurance Co. Ltd.
- Security Life of Denver Insurance Co.
- Transamerica Occidental Life Insurance Co.
- Munich Reinsurance Co.
- ING Groep N.V.
- Swiss Re Life & Health America Inc.
- Munich American Reassurance Co.
- PartnerRe S.A.
- Reinsurance Group of America Inc.
- GE Frankona Reassurance Ltd.
- Swiss Re Frankona Reinsurance Ltd.
- XL Re Ltd.
- Max Re Ltd.
- ACE Tempest Life Reinsurance Ltd.
- Scottish Re Group Ltd.

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