Hannover Rueck SE engages in reinsurance activities. It operates through the Property and Casualty Reinsurance, and Life and Health Reinsurance segments. The Property and Casualty Reinsurance segment deals with specialty lines and global reinsurance service in the areas of marine, aviation and space, and credit and surety. The Life and Health Reinsurance segment includes life, health, annuity, and personal accident business written by life insurance companies. The company was founded on June 6, 1966 and is headquartered in Hannover, Germany.