Barents Re is a leading independent reinsurance group. We provide a wide range of niche and specialty reinsurance products to property and casualty insurers.
Barents Re has a well established presence in Latin America, Europe and the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region and operates from a network of offices in Panama, Miami, Paris, Beirut, Madrid, Rome, London and Moscow. This translates into more than 530 reinsurance connections worldwide. Our clients include some of the world’s largest insurance companies, as well as financial institutions, public entities and global corporations. Barents Re’s portfolio is geographically diversified; it does business in over 56 countries.
In 2015, subject to regulatory approval, Barents Re intends to establish a subsidiary in Luxembourg and a London branch to support its international development. Additionally, it plans to commence underwriting Financial Institutions, Commercial D&O and General Aviation business.
The expertise of our specialty underwriting teams and their knowledge of our markets, products and clients enables us to offer innovative solutions. We offer bespoke products and services individually tailored to our clients’ needs.
The biggest classes of business underwritten are Bonds, Accident, Property, Engineering / Energy. For specialty clients, we selectively provide treaty support in key business areas. Barents Re’s portfolio is exemplified by low severity risk. Our catastrophe aggregate exposures are very low.
We seek to create value for our shareholders by generating an underwriting profit. To achieve this, we allocate capital in line with risk exposure and potential underwriting returns. This is crucial to maintaining our strong financial position and supporting our business expansion. Barents Re’s investment strategy emphasizes in high grade bonds tailored to underlying insurance liabilities, with an allocation to alternative investments.
Barents Re is committed to providing the highest level of service to its clients and brokers, which we believe is critical to our ability to build and maintain long-term relationships and ensure our continued success.