Total capital dedicated to the global reinsurance industry was down 5% at the end of 2018, according to new data from Willis Re.
The company found that total reinsurance dedicated capital was $462 billion at the year’s end. The largest component of that figure was the total shareholders’ equity of the 32 reinsurance companies tracked by the Willis Reinsurance Index. Shareholder equity was down 10% to $335.7 billion, reversing growth of 8% in 2017, Willis Re said.
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