Gen Re

General Reinsurance Corporation

IndustryFinancial services
HeadquartersStamford, Connecticut, United States
Area servedWorldwide
ParentBerkshire Hathaway
  • General Reinsurance Corporation is an American multinational property/casualty and life/health reinsurance company offering a range of reinsurance products and services.
  • The company is a direct reinsurer and is represented in all major reinsurance markets worldwide through a network of more than 40 offices.
  • Gen Re is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway Inc group of companies.
  • Gen Re's subsidiary offices are located all over the world:
  • General Re Corporation is the holding company for Gen Re's global reinsurance and related operations.
    • It owns General Reinsurance Corporation, General Re Life Corporation and General Reinsurance AG.
    • In addition, the insurance, reinsurance and investment management companies in the General Re group include: Gen Re Intermediaries, GR-NEAM, General Star, Genesis, USAU and Faraday.


  • Reinsurers “insure insurance companies”.
  • As a direct reinsurer, Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to companies in all segments of the insurance industry on both a Treaty and Facultative basis.
  • Gen Re's Property and Casualty reinsurance in North America is written through General Reinsurance Corporation and internationally through Germany-based General Reinsurance AG and other wholly owned affiliates.
  • Gen Re's Life and Health reinsurance is written in North America through General Re Life Corporation and internationally through General Reinsurance AG.

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