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Reinsurers

Accredited assuming insurers

Accredited assuming insurers are authorized to sell insurance in their state of domicile but not in Texas.

How to become an accredited assuming insurer

Fill out these two forms and email them to CLRfilings@tdi.texas.gov:

Filing requirements

  • For NAIC: File an annual financial statement with NAIC on or before March 1.
  • For TDI: File a list of ceding insurers with us every quarter on or before March 1, May 15, August 15, and November 15 via email to CLRfilings@tdi.texas.gov.

Relevant statute and code

Trusteed assuming insurers

Trusteed assuming insurers are insurance companies that are domiciled outside of the U.S. and are registered – but not licensed – to sell insurance in Texas.

How to become an trusteed assuming insurer

Fill out the Application checklist (Form FIN197) and email it to CLRfilings@tdi.texas.gov.

Filing requirements

File an annual financial statement and trust information on or before February 28 through the financial filing submission portal.

Relevant statute and code

Certified reinsurers

TDI certifies certain reinsurers that meet our strong financial criteria. A certified reinsurer is allowed to provide a reduced amount of collateral because they agree to provide information to TDI. This provides TDI with more oversight of the reinsurer.

How to become a certified reinsurer

Fill out these two forms and email them to CLRfilings@tdi.texas.gov

Filing requirements

Financial filings with TDI each year by July 1 through the financial filing submission portal.

Relevant statute and code

Pending applications for public comment

Pending applications are posted for 30 days before TDI takes final action on the application. (Texas Administrative Code, Section 7.622). Send comments or questions to companylicense@tdi.texas.gov. In the subject line, write “Certified Reinsurer Application.”

 

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List of approved Certified Reinsurers
Name Effective date Rating
Arch Reinsurance Ltd, Pembroke, Bermuda 1/1/2019 Secure 3
Chubb European Group SE, Courbevoie, France 2/10/2021 Secure 2
Chubb Tempest Reinsurance Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda 8/6/2019 Secure 2
DaVinci Reinsurance Ltd., Pembroke, Bermuda 10/15/2019 Secure 4
Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd, Pembroke, Bermuda 7/10/2019 Secure 3
Fidelis Insurance Bermuda Limited, Pembroke, Bermuda 12/07/2021 Secure 4
Fidelis Underwriting Limited, London, England 12/07/2021 Secure 4
Hamilton Re, Ltd,, Pembroke, Bermuda 11/18/2020 Secure 4
Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America (Bermuda) Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda 11/20/2018 Secure 2
Hannover Ruck SE, Hannover, Germany 11/25/2018 Secure 2
Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda 1/22/2019 Secure 3
MS Amlin AG, Zurich, Switzerland 3/8/2022 Secure 3
New Reinsurance Company Ltd, Zurich, Switzerland 4/4/2019 Secure 2
Partner Reinsurance Company Limited, Pembroke, Bermuda 8/12/2019 Secure 3
Partner Reinsurance Europe SE, Dublin, Ireland 2/25/2020 Secure 3
Renaissance Reinsurance Ltd., Pembroke, Bermuda 11/12/2019 Secure 3
RenaissanceRe Specialty U.S. Ltd., Pembroke, Bermuda 11/19/2021 Secure 3
SCOR Global Reinsurance Ireland DAC, Dublin, Ireland 8/16/2022 Secure 2
Somers Re Ltd., Pembroke, Bermuda 1/09/2020 Secure 4
Somerset Reinsurance Ltd., Pembroke, Bermuda 1/9/2020 Secure 5
Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Zurich, Switzerland 7/28/2020 Secure 2
TransRe London Limited, London, England 10/16/2019 Secure 3
Wilton Reinsurance Bermuda Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda 6/10/2019 Secure 3
XL Bermuda Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda 1/1/2019 Secure 3

 

Qualified jurisdictions

  • Bermuda
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom

Reciprocal jurisdiction reinsurers

A reciprocal jurisdiction reinsurer is licensed by another jurisdiction and maintains its principal office or is domiciled in that other jurisdiction.

How to become a reciprocal jurisdiction reinsurer

Fill out these two forms and email them to CLRfilings@tdi.texas.gov

Filing requirements

File an annual renewal and financial filings each year by July 1 via email to CLRfilings@tdi.texas.gov.

Relevant statute and code

Lists of jurisdictions

 

List of Reciprocal Jurisdiction Reinsurers
Name Effective date Lead State
Arch Reinsurance Ltd. 11/17/2022 Missouri
Ascot Bermuda Limited 10/27/2022 Colorado
Aspen Bermuda Limited 1/7/2022 Texas
AXIS Specialty Limited 1/18/2023 Missouri
Chubb Tempest Reinsurance Ltd. 1/17/2023 Pennsylvania
Convex Insurance UK Limited 1/1/2022 California
Convex Re Limited 1/1/2022 California
DaVinci Reinsurance Ltd. 2/28/2022 Maryland
Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd. 6/08/2022 Delaware
Fidelis Underwriting Limited 1/18/2023 Colorado
Fortitude Reinsurance Company Ltd. 1/1/2022 Texas
Freestone Re Ltd 5/16/2022 Texas
Group Ark Insurance Limited 10/27/2022 Delaware
Hamilton Re, Ltd 6/8/2022 Delaware
Hannover Re (Ireland) DAC 1/18/2023 New York
Hannover Ruck SE 1/24/2023 New York
Helvetia Swiss Insurance Company LTD 10/27/2022 New York
Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited 10/27/2022 New York
Lancashire Insurance Company Limited 6/7/2022 Colorado
MS Amlin AG 1/24/2023 Colorado
Munchener Ruckversicherungs- Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft 1/18/2023 Georgia
New Reinsurance Company Ltd. 6/9/2022 Maryland
Partner Reinsurance Company Limited 10/27/2022 Arkansas
Partner Reinsurance Europe SE  6/17/2022 Arkansas
Renaissance Reinsurance Ltd. 2/28/2022 Maryland
RenaissanceRe Europe AG 2/28/2022 Maryland
RenaissanceRe Specialty U.S. Ltd. 2/28/2022 Maryland
Resolution Re Ltd. 1/24/2023 New York
Somers Re Ltd. 1/18/2023 New Jersey
Somerset Reinsurance Ltd. 6/17/2022 Maryland
Starr Insurance & Reinsurance Limited 9/23/2022 Texas
TransRe London Limited 9/16/2022 New York
Underwriters at Lloyd's, London 6/8/2022 Colorado
Vermeer Reinsurance Ltd. 11/17/2022 Maryland

 

Questions? Email CompanyLicense@tdi.texas.gov

Last updated: 1/25/2023