General Reinsurance Australia Limited, trading as Gen Re Australia, is a foreign owned unlisted public company that derives its revenue from the provision of reinsurance underwriting services. Gen Re operates in Australia and New Zealand, employs 35 people, and is administered from its head office in Sydney.

Gen Re Australia is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, a US-based multinational conglomerate holding company.

General Reinsurance Australia Ltd, trading as Gen Re Australia, provides direct reinsurance underwriting to property and casualty reinsurance providers, as well as life and health reinsurance providers.

Gen Re Australia divides its business into the following segments:

  • Property/Casualty: Including auto/motor, property, engineering and marine, surety/bond, and casualty insurance.
  • Life/Health: Offers life and health reinsurance services.


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