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Munich Re (Group) in facts and figures

At Munich Re, we communicate more than just financial metrics. We share a broad range of facts and figures to tell a more complete story about how we create value – for our clients, shareholders, employees and other stakeholders

Our experience, volume and value

Munich Re (Group) is one of the world's leading risk managers. Founded in 1880 in Germany, the company is now active on a global scale. Munich Re has held the number 1 spot in the Top 50 of global reinsurance groups since 2010, except for 2017. The Top 50 Global Reinsurance Groups directory is based on research data from the rating agency A.M. Best and measures reinsurers based on reinsurance gross premiums written.
139
years’ experience in risk management
41.410
people working for Munich Re (Group) on 31 Dec. 2018
€26,5bn
in equity (31 Dec. 2018)

Our businesses at a glance

The portfolios of Munich Re (Group) and its business units comprise reinsurance, primary insurance, related services, and capital market solutions. Backed by a diversified structure and offices across 50+ countries, Munich Re employees take a holistic view while offering specialised expertise to the markets, companies and customers they serve, both locally and globally.

Our financial key performance figures

Unique know-how in risk assessment allows Munich Re to cover extraordinary risks, from rocket launches to renewable energies to cyberattacks. At the same, time, its ability to offer financial protection even in the event of exceptionally high losses – from the earthquake in San Francisco in 1906 to the Atlantic hurricane series in 2017 – illustrates the reliability and financial strength of Munich Re. 
€2,275m
consolidated result as per 31 Dec. 2018
€9.25
dividend per share in FY 2018
250%
solvency ratio as per 31 Dec. 2018

Our ratings

Munich Re’s excellent ratings reflect the strength of its balance sheet. Strong sustainability ratings, on the other hand, speak for the high standards to which we hold our operations in terms of environmental, social and governance criteria (ESG).

Facts and Figures

A+
superior
A.M. Best
AA
very strong
Fitch
Aa3
excellent
Moody's
AA-
very strong
Standard & Poor’s

Sustainability ratings

Leader
in industry rating by Sustainanalytics
Good ESG
rating by MSCI
Prime
rating by oekom research

Our people

People with a wide range of specialised skills, know-how, and expertise are key to the ongoing success of Munich Re (Group). They have made Munich Re a successful global player both in traditional as well as innovative fields of risk transfer. As a high-performance organisation, we nurture a culture of personal development, creativity, accountability, and ownership. 
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