A special type of insurer that assumes all or a part of the insurance or reinsurance written by another insurer.
( réassureur) An insurer who assumes the risk of another insurer under a reinsurance contract.
The insurer which assumes all or a part of the insurance or REINSURANCE risk written by another insurer. Also REINSURING COMPANY.
The insurer who accepts by way of reinsurance the whole or part of risks or exposures assumed by another insurer.
Most insurance companies share their risks with reinsurers, i.e. they pay annual premiums to reinsurance companies in return for sharing risk on certain lives.
A company that insures upper layers of coverage for commercial carriers, risk retention groups, captive insurance companies and other insurance providers.
A reinsurer contractually accepts a portion of the cedant's risk. A professional reinsurer is a reinsurer whose principal business is reinsurance, as opposed to the reinsurance department of a primary company.
Company which accepts risks or portfolio segments from aÂ primary insurerÂ or another reinsurer in exchange for an agreed premium.
An insurance company that agrees to sell insurance to a ceder and thereby assumes a portion of the ceder's liability in the event a loss occurs. ( See Ceder.)
An insurer or reinsurer assuming the risk of another under contract.
An insurance company who assumes the risk of another insurer under a reinsurance contract.
An insurer who accepts reinsurance business from another insurer.
An insurer or reinsurance company which accepts contracts of reinsurance.
An insurer that offers insurance to another insurer.
An insurance company that assumes risk initially assumed by another insurer.
An insurance company that accepts the risk transferred from another insurance company in a reinsurance transaction. Also called the assuming company.