Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC is based in London and is
authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by
the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation
We are an integral part of Munich Re, often used as a Special
Purpose Vehicle and supporting a gross written premium income of
roughly £1.9bn in 2011.
We are a specialist provider of insurance services and act as the
preferred facilitator of insurance business for the group Munich Re
outside the US and Canada.
We are authorised to transact all classes of Insurance and
Reinsurance (except Life) in the UK and throughout the European
Union via the Freedom Of Services Directive.
We have permanent establishments in Switzerland (Zurich), Italy
(Milan), Australia (Sydney), New Zealand (Auckland) and
As a wholly owned subsidiary of the group Munich Re, we enjoy the
Munich Re rating:
AA- (Very strong) by S&P and A+ (Superior)
by A.M. Best.
Approximately 90 employees offer the full range of insurance
services, covering the whole value chain of an insurer from premium
accounting to claims management.