The rating agencies most relevant to the insurance industry have awarded Inter Hannover very strong insurer financial strength ratings:

Standard & Poor's
A+ ("Strong"), stable outlook

A.M. Best
A+ ("Superior"), rating under review with negative implications

During the year the company's financial strength ratings were affirmed by Standard & Poor's at A+ and by A.M. Best at A+.

A first class rating is now more important than ever to be a key player in the international insurance market. The Hannover Re  Group has an interactive rating agreement with Standard & Poor's and A.M. Best, which means that these two rating agencies have access to confidential information about the company. Key positives raised by the above mentioned rating agencies are among others:

  • Strong operating performance
  • Strong enterprise risk management
  • Management team demonstrates consistent and successful execution of corporate strategy
  • Very strong capital adequacy