Hannover Rück SE and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as the “Hannover Re Group” or “Hannover Re”) transact all lines of property & casualty and life & health reinsurance. With gross premium of approximately EUR 17.8 billion, Hannover Re is the third-largest reinsurance group in the world. The company’s network consists of more than 140 subsidiaries, affiliates, branches and representative offices worldwide with a total workforce of roughly 3,300. The Group’s German business is conducted by the subsidiary E+S Rückversicherung AG. Hannover Rück SE is a European Company, Societas Europaea (SE), which has its registered office at Karl-Wiechert-Allee 50, 30625 Hannover, Germany, and is entered in the commercial register of Hannover County Court under the number HR Hannover B 6778. 50.2% (rounded) of the shares of Hannover Rück SE are held by Talanx AG, Hannover, which in turn is majority-owned – with an interest of 79% – by HDI Haftpflichtverband der Deutschen Industrie V.a.G. (HDI), Hannover.