Munich Re is one of the world’s leading reinsurers. We have over 125 years’ experience as a risk carrier and provider of financial services. Our integrated business model encompasses three pillars: reinsurance, primary insurance and Munich Health. To support this we have an international organisation comprised of over 60 business units with offices and vested interests on each continent.

We started operating in the UK and Irish life reinsurance markets in 1977. Since then, we have grown to become a leading player. We make a difference to clients by focusing on their agenda not our own. We work by the rule that they are the experts of their business, not us.

At UK & Ireland Life we:

Reinsure all life, health and disability products

Provide financial reinsurance

Provide innovative reinsurance solutions to manage the longevity risk of pension schemes and annuity


Our underwriting proposition delivers exactly what you would expect from a leading reinsurer. We offer a range of expertise within both the UK and our global team, full access to our underwriting manual MIRA,  market leading authority limits and bespoke training.


Our claims management team have an average of over 10 years’ claims experience. Clients can use our unique base of UK and global medical specialists who can advise on difficult claims; particularly those involving the Ombudsman. Clients can also access our in-house legal team for the management of any complex legal issues that arise.