Strong Financial Performance

Positive results across all lines of business produced an exceptional year financially. In 2017, RGA established record highs in key financial metrics.

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*The estimated impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 enacted in the U.S. on December 22, 2017 was recognized in the fourth quarter, increasing net income and total stockholders’ equity by approximately $1.0 billion, or $15.72 per diluted share.

Financial Strength Ratings

RGA Reinsurance Company, RGA’s U.S.-based operating subsidiary, receives high ratings for its claims-paying ability based on the company’s financial condition and earnings. Its ratings as of December 31, 2017:

S&P Global Ratings

Very Strong

AA-

A.M. Best Company

Superior

A+

Moody's Investors Service

Good

A1

RGA Americas Reinsurance Company, Ltd., RGA Life Reinsurance Company of Canada, RGA Global Reinsurance Company, Ltd., RGA International Reinsurance Company dac, and RGA Reinsurance Company of Australia Limited each have a financial strength rating of AA- from S&P Global Ratings.

RGA Americas Reinsurance Company, Ltd., RGA Life Reinsurance Company of Canada, and RGA Atlantic Reinsurance Company Ltd. each have a financial strength rating of A+ from A.M. Best Company.

Industry Recognition

#1 in Business Capability Index

In 2017, RGA was ranked #1 for the sixth consecutive year on NMG Consulting’s Global All Respondent Business Capability Index (BCI), based on feedback from insurance executives in more than 50 markets.

Life Reinsurer of the Year

RGA was recognized by Asia Insurance Review as “Life Reinsurer of the Year” at the 2017 Asia Insurance Industry Awards for demonstrating leadership through innovation and thought leadership, and enhancing the stability, security, and image of the industry.

Most Innovative Reinsurer of the Year

RGA was named “Editor’s Choice – Most Innovative Reinsurer of the Year” by Life Insurance International for developing innovations that are substantially improving the user experience, as well as increasing business efficiency and profitability.

Top Brand

RGA was awarded grand prize in the service brand category of the 6th Korea Top Brand Awards. Sponsored by the Korea Journalists Association and the Service Marketing Society, these annual awards recognize exceptional client service and innovation. RGA was the only reinsurer to be honored.

Outstanding Reinsurance Scheme

RGA was recognized by the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers with the Outstanding Reinsurance Scheme Award at the 2017 Hong Kong Insurance Awards for the company’s commitment to clients, focus on execution, and pursuit of innovation.

2017 Milestones

#246

RGA ranked #246 on the 2017 Fortune 500 list, moving up 25 positions from its 2016 rank and marking the first time the company entered the Fortune 250. The annual list, published by Fortune magazine, ranks U.S.-based companies by total revenue.

3 million

On September 28, RGA’s U.S. underwriting team received its 3 millionth facultative case since the company began tracking these statistics in 1979. RGA’s vast database of mortality experience and expertise in risk assessment have established the company as the market leader in facultative underwriting.

25 years

This year marked the 25th anniversary of RGA launching operations in Canada. Since entering the Canadian market, RGA has become a recognized leader in delivering innovative risk and capital solutions.

$2 billion

In 2017, RGA Asia Pacific surpassed $2 billion in annual net premiums for the first time. Since opening offices in Hong Kong and Japan in 1995, the division has expanded to serve clients throughout the region as a leading life and health reinsurer.