Great Lakes Worldwide
Great Lakes Germany Head Office
Our headquarters in Munich, Germany, are the centre of most high-level decision-making and responsible for the overall European business with customers and partners. The proximity to our parent company Munich Re enables ongoing coordination of our business.
Great Lakes Insurance SE is authorised by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority of Germany (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht or BaFin).
Great Lakes UK Branch
The company’s UK branch gives us a substantial presence in the London market to serve our customers and partners in the United Kingdom and worldwide.
Also after Brexit we maintain our strong presence in the United Kingdom and play a key role in the Munich Re Group Brexit strategy as carrier for the British non-life insurance business. Great Lakes UK Branch currently operates under the Temporary Permissions Regime (after the Brexit Transition Period) and is deemed authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority.
Great Lakes Australia Branch
The Australian branch based in Sydney is responsible for facilitation of the Australian Underwriting Agency and Corporate Large Single Risk business.
The Australian branch of Great Lakes is licensed by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL No. 318603) and is authorised by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority to operate as a general insurer in Australia.
Great Lakes Australia was established in 2008.
Great Lakes Italy Branch
To serve and be close to our customers and partners in Italy, we have a branch in Milan.
The Italian branch of Great Lakes is subject to limited regulation by the Italian regulator IVASS with respect to operational aspects of consumer protection.
Great Lakes Switzerland Branch
For our customers and agents located in Switzerland we have a branch in Zug/Cham.
The Swiss branch of Great Lakes is licensed by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority.
The branch was established in 2008.