The company that transfers its risk to a reinsurer. Also called the Cedant.
An insurer which has bought reinsurance protection as distinguished from the reinsurer which has issued the reinsurance protection.
The insurer that CEDEs all or part of the insurance or REINSURANCE risk it has written to another insurer/REINSURER. Also CEDENT, CEDING INSURER, PRIMARY INSURER, REINSURED and REASSURED.
An insurance company that shifts part or all of a risk it has assumed to another insurance company. The latter is the insurer.
The original or primary insurer; the insurance company which purchases reinsurance.
An insurance company that obtains reinsurance on insurance policies it has issued.
The originating insurance company when a risk has been transferred to a reinsurance company.
An insurance company that yields part of its risk to a reinsurers.
In a reinsurance transaction, the insurer that purchases reinsurance to cover all or part of those risks that it does not wish to retain in full. Also called the direct insurer, direct writer, or direct-writing company.