PartnerRe Preannounces Initial Estimated Q3 Material Catastrophe Losses at EXOR Investor Day

October 5, 2017

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, October 5, 2017 – PartnerRe Ltd. (the ‘Company’) will announce today, at the 2017 EXOR Investor Day, that the Company estimates combined Catastrophe losses of approximately $475 million (pre-tax, net of retrocession and reinstatement premiums) from its exposure to hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria for Q3 2017.

Additional details on the Company’s 2017 financial outlook are available in the EXOR Analyst and Investor Presentation. The Company is scheduled to report its Q3 2017 results on or around November 16, 2017.

The Company’s estimate of losses for these events is based on a preliminary analysis of the Company’s exposures, the current assumption of total insured industry losses and preliminary information received from certain cedants to date.  There is material uncertainty associated with the Company’s loss estimates given the nature, magnitude and recency of these loss events and the limited claims information received to date. The ultimate loss therefore may differ materially from the current preliminary estimate.


PartnerRe Ltd. is a leading global reinsurer that helps insurance companies reduce their earnings volatility, strengthen their capital and grow their businesses through reinsurance solutions. Risks are underwritten on a worldwide basis through the Company’s three segments: P&C, Specialty, and Life and Health. For the year ended December 31, 2016, total revenues were $5.4 billion. At June 30, 2017, total assets were $22.8 billion, total capital was $8.3 billion and total shareholders’ equity was $6.9 billion. PartnerRe enjoys strong financial strength ratings as follows: A.M. Best A / Moody’s A1 / Standard & Poor’s A+. 

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 Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based on the Company’s assumptions and expectations concerning future events and financial performance and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are subject to significant business, economic and competitive risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements. PartnerRe’s forward-looking statements could be affected by numerous foreseeable and unforeseeable events and developments such as exposure to catastrophe, or other large property and casualty losses, credit, interest, currency and other risks associated with the Company’s investment portfolio, adequacy of reserves, levels and pricing of new and renewal business achieved, changes in accounting policies, risks associated with implementing business strategies, and other factors identified in the Company’s reports filed or furnished with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In light of the significant uncertainties inherent in the forward-looking information contained herein, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the dates on which they are made. The Company disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking information or statements.


Contacts:PartnerRe Ltd. 
(441) 292-0888
Ryan Lipschutz – Investor
Celia Powell – Media


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