DGAP-News: Hannover Re plans financial investment

DGAP-News: Hannover Re plans financial investment 

DGAP-News: Hannover Rück SE / Key word(s): Miscellaneous
Hannover Re plans financial investment

20.08.2013 / 12:30


Press release

Hannover Re plans financial investment 
Hannover, 20 August 2013: An article published in a UK newspaper reported
on the impending sale of Heidelberger Leben. Hannover Re was mentioned in
this connection as a possible buyer. The price to be paid was put in the
region of EUR 400 million.
Hannover Re can confirm that it is involved in the sale process. However,
its financial investment will be of an indirect nature consisting of a
minority interest that will not exceed an amount in the double-digit
million euros.

In view of the fact that negotiations are still ongoing, the company is
currently unable to provide any further details in this regard.

For further information please contact:

Corporate Communications:
Karl Steinle (tel. +49 511 5604-1500, 
e-mail: karl.steinle@hannover-re.com) 

Media Relations: 
Gabriele Handrick (tel. +49 511 5604-1502, 
e-mail: gabriele.handrick@hannover-re.com)

Investor Relations: 
Axel Bock (tel. +49 511 5604-1736, 
e-mail: axel.bock@hannover-re.com) 

Please visit: www.hannover-re.com

Hannover Re, with a gross premium of EUR 13.8 billion, is the third-largest
reinsurer in the world. It transacts all lines of non-life and life and
health reinsurance and is present on all continents with around 2,300
staff. The rating agencies most relevant to the insurance industry have
awarded Hannover Re very strong insurer financial strength ratings
(Standard & Poor's AA- 'Very Strong' and A.M. Best A+ 'Superior').

Please note the disclaimer:

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Language:    English                                                     
Company:     Hannover Rück SE                                            
             Karl-Wiechert-Allee 50                                      
             30625 Hannover                                              
Phone:       +49-(0)511-5604-1500                                        
Fax:         +49-(0)511-5604-1648                                        
E-mail:      info@hannover-re.com                                        
Internet:    www.hannover-re.com                                         
ISIN:        DE0008402215                                                
WKN:         840 221                                                     
Indices:     MDAX                                                        
Listed:      Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Hannover;  
             Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München,        
             Stuttgart; Terminbörse EUREX                                
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