History

1996

Barents Re starts operating.

2009

Creation of a joint venture underwriting and risk analysis office in Miami, Florida.

2010

Rated by A.M. Best with Financial Strength Rating of A-(Excellent).

 

Latin America and European expansion began.

2011

New offices in Miami, Paris and Beirut.

 

High excess property line of business implementation.

2012

Continued expansion throughout Latin America, Europe
and MENA.

 

Rome office starts operations focused on Bonds.

 

A.M. Best upgrades Outlook to Positive: A- (Excellent) rating.

2013

New offices opened in Madrid and London (at Lloyd’s building).

 

New specialized Energy line of business.

 

Best reinsurance company of Central America award given by Reactions Magazine.

 

U.S.$100 million capital infusion to support international expansion.

2014

Moscow office began operations as a regional hub for Eastern Europe.

 

Reinsurer of the year award given by The European Magazine.

 

World Finance 100 award.

2015

Granted license to create Luxembourg based subsidiary company.

 

A.M. Best upgrades outlook to Stable: A (Excellent) rating.

2016

We celebrate our 20th anniversary.

 

A.M. Best affirms ‘A’ (Excellent) Financial Strength rating for Barents Re Reinsurance Company, Inc.

 

A.M. Best assigns ‘A’ (Excellent) Financial Strength rating to Barents Reinsurance S.A.