Munich American Reassurance Company
is the US life and living benefits subsidiary
of the 130-year old Munich Re, one of the
world’s largest and most financially stable
reinsurers. We are dedicated to bringing
value to our clients through using our risk-
sharing and risk-management expertise to
reach creative solutions. This approach has
enabled us to become one of the largest and
strongest reinsurers in the U.S. Munich Re
provides up to $50 million in per-life capac-
ity, skilled underwriting, competitive pricing
and a strong capital position. Our team of
reinsurance professionals is committed to
providing our clients with superior service
and individualized solutions to diverse risk
Through flexibility and creativity, Munich
Re provides customized services tailored to
individual clients’ needs.
The new EDGE underwriting manual reflects
the latest in medical and mortality research to
ensure underwriting decisions that are based
on actuarially sound evidence. EDGE was
developed and is continuously updated by a
team of physicians, underwriters, analysts
and biometric research experts. The manual
is easy to use, available around the clock and
features tools that help make the underwrit-
ing process smoother. Life and disability
income modules are available.
We realize that underwriting support is a
critical component of most reinsurance rela-
tionships. In addition to EDGE, we strive to put
industry best practices to work for our clients.
We offer some of the largest capacity available
and back it with competitive assessments and
excellent time service. Our underwriters and
medical staff are empowered to commit that
capacity without the limitations imposed by
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Paul Myers, VP & Marketing Actuary
Living Benefits Reinsurance
Tom Loftus, AVP Business Development
Group, Credit & Debt Protection
Libby Corcillo, Chief Marketing &
Underwriting Officer, Group Department
EDGE Underwriting Manual
Phil Murphy, 2nd VP & Marketing
More than ever, the financial strength and
staying power to meet our promises to
clients are essential in today’s reinsurance
market. As part of Munich Re, we are
backed by the enduring financial strength
and international expertise of one of the
world’s largest reinsurance companies.
Based on our solid, consistent performance,
the leading rating agencies give both Mu-
nich Re and Munich American Reassurance
Company ratings that are among the highest
in the industry. This financial strength gives
us the capacity to grow and to provide the
security that our clients need.
Products and Services
Munich Re is active in all major lines of busi-
ness and, therefore, in a unique position
to provide risk management solutions to
today’s rapidly changing market. We offer
an unequaled range of products, services,
technical expertise and market knowledge
to meet your current and emerging needs.
◗ ◗ Individual life reinsurance
◗ ◗ Individual and multi-life disability income
◗ ◗ Living Benefits combination products
◗ ◗ Group, Credit and Debt Protection products
◗ ◗ Specialty Products: Worksite, COLI, BOLI
◗ ◗ Capital management solutions
Always focusing on the value of our relation-
ships, Munich Re offers many value-added
services to fill our clients’ evolving needs.
We are focused on providing com-
petitively priced quotes on a wide range of
products. We are flexible and focused on
meeting your individual needs.
Our experienced claims
staff is available for consultation regarding
claims best practices. They have access to
the global claims experience of Munich Re
across diverse product lines.
have a well-deserved reputation for helping
clients resolve all levels of administrative is-
sues and providing guidance to clients who
are developing or purchasing reinsurance ad-
Our research team is
among the most experienced in the industry.
They can tap into a tremendous database to
support ongoing research into the mortality
and morbidity trends that give us and our cli-
ents insight into future claims costs.
Our treaty personnel
recognize the value of clearly written and
well-thought out treaties in avoiding head-
aches down the road. They work closely with
our clients and are available any time to an-
swer questions and clarify treaty provisions.
We also provide support in the following
◗ ◗ Underwriting and actuarial research and
presentations on current and future trends
in the industry.
◗ ◗ Specialized line of business conferences
that feature presentations and interactive
workshops on a wide range of topics includ-
ing medical, legal and claims and underwriting
◗ ◗ Annual Life Reinsurance Survey.
◗ ◗ Retention Survey.
◗ ◗ Research studies and surveys on issues of
particular concern to our clients.
◗ ◗ Direct access to the worldwide network of
international experience and knowledge of
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