RenaissanceRe Completes Acquisition of Validus Re

PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2023-- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. today announced that it has concluded its acquisition of Validus Re, the treaty reinsurance business of American International Group, Inc. (AIG).

RenaissanceRe announced on May 22, 2023, that it had entered into a definitive agreement with AIG to acquire Validus Re.

Kevin J. O’Donnell, President and Chief Executive Officer of RenaissanceRe, said: “We are delighted to complete the Validus Re acquisition today. We are bringing together two of the best reinsurance underwriters and look forward to the risk expertise and scale that our combined company will bring to our customers. This transaction accelerates our strategy, expands our ability to match efficient capital to desirable risk, and positively impacts each of our three drivers of profit – underwriting, fee, and investment income. We are pleased to extend our partnership with AIG and have strong conviction that this transaction will create both immediate and long-term value for our shareholders.”

Sidley Austin LLP and Oxbow Partners acted as legal counsel and integration consultant, respectively, for RenaissanceRe.

About RenaissanceRe

RenaissanceRe is a global provider of reinsurance and insurance that specializes in matching well-structured risks with efficient sources of capital. The Company provides property, casualty and specialty reinsurance and certain insurance solutions to customers, principally through intermediaries. Established in 1993, the Company has offices in Bermuda, Australia, Canada, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.