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​RGA Named "Best Reinsurer for Mortality Risk Transfer" by the 2011 Life & Pension Risk Awards


St. Louis, Missouri, October 28, 2011 – Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) has been named “Best Reinsurer for Mortality Risk Transfer” by the 2011 Life & Pension Risk Awards. The prestigious award was presented to RGA during the competition’s 2011 awards ceremony held at the Waldorf Hilton in London, England.

RGA is honored to have received this award, which recognizes RGA’s core expertise in the area of mortality risk transfer. “This award is another recognition of RGA’s continued focus on providing our clients with outstanding service, innovative products and superior global life reinsurance expertise,” said Jason Hurley, Head of Sales and Marketing, RGA UK Services Limited.

In other recent honors, RGA was named “Life Reinsurance Company of the Year” by the 2011 The Review Worldwide Reinsurance Awards and “Best Overall Life Reinsurer” for the fourth consecutive time in the biennial Flaspöhler Cedant Survey (Life - North America). In addition, NMG Consulting’s most recently completed reinsurance studies of ceding companies ranked RGA the leading company in terms of “Business Capability Index” in Canada (2011), U.K. & Ireland (2011), Continental Europe (2011), Central and Eastern Europe (2011), Italy (2011), Mexico (2011), South Africa (2010) and the U.S. (2009).

About RGA
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated is among the largest global providers of life reinsurance, with subsidiary companies or offices in Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. Worldwide, the company has approximately $2.6 trillion of life reinsurance in force and assets of $31.2 billion.

Contact:
Sally Smith
Vice President Corporate Communications
T +1.636.736.8167
F +1.636.736.8567
ssmith@rgare.com


Source: Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated