RGA & RenaissanceRe Launch Langhorne Re

January 11, 2018

Reinsurance Group of America and RenaissanceRe Holdings announced the launch of Langhorne Re, a global reinsurer targeting large in-force life and annuity blocks.

To date, Langhorne Re has secured $780 million of equity capital commitments including investments from RGA and RenaissanceRe. Langhorne Re will combine a strong long-term capital base with underwriting and third-party capital management support from RGA and RenaissanceRe to purchase large in-force life and annuity blocks, allowing clients to de-risk and optimize their capital management.

“We are very pleased to announce the launch of Langhorne Re with our strategic partner, RenaissanceRe,” said Scott Cochran, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Acquisitions, RGA.”Powered by the complementary and industry-leading capabilities of RGA and RenaissanceRe, Langhorne Re is uniquely positioned to provide competitive and flexible solutions that expand RGA’s existing client offerings.”

“RenaissanceRe’s experience with managing third party capital and sophisticated risk management combined with RGA’s experience in the life market make this a very attractive partnership,” said Aditya K. Dutt, President, Renaissance Underwriting Managers, Ltd. “As a result, we expect both clients and policyholders will benefit from our long-term approach and track record of capital stewardship.”

Barclays acted as financial advisor and Sidley Austin LLP as legal advisor for Langhorne Re.

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