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					Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG

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Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-
Gesellschaft AG: SWOT Analysis &
Company Profile


Reference code: BRFS015CP10-Q4

Published: Nov 2010




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SWOT Profile
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Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG - Company Overview

Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG (Munich Re) is a reinsurance company engaged in insurance and
reinsurance businesses globally. The company’s reinsurance products include life and health reinsurance, property and
casualty reinsurance including motor, marine, aviation, fire, engineering, credit and bonding, and other reinsurance
products. Munich Re’s primary insurance products comprise life and health, travel, property-casualty, and legal expenses
insurance. It also offers fund products, and bank products. It offers its services to individuals, small and medium sized
businesses, and institutional investors in the US, Canada, the UK, Poland, France, Spain, China, Italy, India, Korea, Hong
Kong, Singapore, South Africa, Malaysia, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. The company is
headquartered in Munich, Germany.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenues of (Euro) EUR 41423.00 million during the fiscal year ended 2009, an increase of 9.50%
from 2008. The operating income of the company was EUR 4721 million during the fiscal year 2009, an increase of 23.1%
over 2008. The net income of the company was EUR 2564 million during the fiscal year 2009, as against a net income of
EUR 1579 million during 2008.




Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG - Key Facts

Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Key Facts

                                  Koeniginstrasse 107, Munich, ,
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Corporate Address:                                                                                  N/A
                                  80802, Germany                    Exchange



Telephone                         + 49 89 38910                     No. of Employees                44,209



Fax                               + 49 89 399056                    Financial Year End              December



URL                               www.munichre.com                  Revenue (in EUR Million)        41,423.00



Industry                          Financial Services                Revenue (in USD Million)        57,531.94


                                  Australia, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain,
Locations                         Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Israel, South Africa, Canada, United States, Argentina

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG - Business Description

Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG (Munich Re) is a global insurance and reinsurance company based in
Germany. As of December 2009, the company employed about 47,249 people.


The company operates under two segments, namely Reinsurance, and Primary Insurance. The Reinsurance segment
comprises Life and health, and Property and casualty businesses of the company. The segment includes portfolio of
reinsurance products for life, health, and property and casualty businesses including liability, personal accident, motor,
marine, fire, engineering, credit and bonding and other classes of business. The company also provides insurance risks in
property classes, including burglary, glass, hail (including agricultural reinsurance), water damage, contingency,
windstorm, and livestock. The company also offers risk solutions, such as solutions for aviation and space businesses,
solutions for construction projects, and parametric earthquake and windstorm cover for 16 island states in the Caribbean
islands. Munich Re provides these solutions through various subsidiaries, such as Hartford Steam Boiler, Midland Group,
and Watkins / Roanoke.


The company also offers natural hazard risk assessment services for individual locations. During the fiscal year 2009, the
Reinsurance segment contributed 58.62% towards the total revenues of the company.


The company through the Primary Insurance segment offers life insurance, property-casualty insurance, health insurance,
legal insurance, and travel insurance. It offers these services under various brands, such as ERGO, DAS, DKV, ERGO
DIREKT, and ERV. The company operates in more than 30 countries in Europe and Asia. It also provides health
insurance products under Munich Health brand globally. During the fiscal year 2009, the Primary Insurance segment
contributed 41.37% towards the total revenues of the company.

Geographically, the company operates under five segments, namely, Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia, Africa,
Near and Middle East, and Latin America. During the fiscal year 2009, the Europe segment contributed 63.91% towards
the total revenues of the company, while the North America, Asia and Australasia, Africa, Near and Middle East, and Latin
America segments contributed with 24.89%, 6.63%, 2.16%, and 2.38%.


Recently, the company entered into an agreement to acquire Windsor Health Group, Inc., a company engaged in
providing specialty managed healthcare services to over 75,000 members in Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, South
Carolina and Tennessee. It also sold part of its stake in Helvetia Holding AG, St. Gallen.




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Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG - Major Products and Services

Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG (Munich Re) is a global reinsurance company. The key services
offered by the company include the following:

Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Major Products and Services
Services:

Reinsurance:

Property-casualty

Life insurance

Health reinsurance

Primary insurance:

Life and health

Property and Casualty
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG - History

Muenchener Rueckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, History

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