DGAP-News: AXA France and Hannover Re announce the conclusion of the first longevity swap on the French market

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AXA France and Hannover Re announce the conclusion of the first
longevity swap on the French market

08.08.2014 / 11:00

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AXA France and Hannover Re announce the conclusion of the first longevity
swap on the French market

Hannover, 8 August 2014: The reinsurance treaty covers more than 22,000
insured with associated pension liabilities which represent nearly EUR 750
million.

"AXA France innovates by securing a significant part of commitments
associated with longevity through reinsurance. We are the first insurer in
France to transfer such liabilities", Nicolas Moreau, CEO of AXA France,
emphasised.

"I am pleased that with our latest block transaction we have been able to
demonstrate that our expertise in reinsurance products for the longevity
risk also extends to the French market", Ulrich Wallin, CEO of Hannover Re,
commented.

AXA Retirement Savings Company specialises in the development of long-term
savings schemes. The company is the leading actor in France in the area of
employee retirement savings with a nearly 20% market share in terms of
outstanding provisions; it is also engaged in further international
activities.

Hannover Re has been active on the longevity risk market since the
mid-1990s. The largest market to date for this form of risk transfer has
been the United Kingdom, although companies across Europe are increasingly
expressing a need for such solutions.

For further information please contact:

Media Relations: 
Gabriele Handrick (tel. +49 511 5604-1502, 
e-mail: gabriele.handrick@hannover-re.com)

Investor Relations: 
Julia Hartmann (tel. +49 511 5604-1529, 
e-mail: julia.hartmann@hannover-re.com) 

Please visit: www.hannover-re.com

Hannover Re, with a gross premium of EUR 14.0 billion, is the third-largest
reinsurer in the world. It transacts all lines of non-life and life and
health reinsurance and is present on all continents with around 2,400
staff. The rating agencies most relevant to the insurance industry have
awarded Hannover Re very strong insurer financial strength ratings
(Standard & Poor's AA- "Very Strong" and A.M. Best A+ "Superior").

Please note the disclaimer:
www.hannover-re.com/misc/disclaimer-pr-050811



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Language:    English                                                     
Company:     Hannover Rück SE                                            
             Karl-Wiechert-Allee 50                                      
             30625 Hannover                                              
             Germany                                                     
Phone:       +49-(0)511-5604-1500                                        
Fax:         +49-(0)511-5604-1648                                        
E-mail:      info@hannover-re.com                                        
Internet:    www.hannover-re.com                                         
ISIN:        DE0008402215                                                
WKN:         840 221                                                     
Indices:     MDAX                                                        
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