We mined Munich Re’s acquisitions, investments, and partnerships to discern the company's strategic priorities.
Munich Re is the world’s largest reinsurer by gross premiums written in 2021 (€59.6B). Its geographic footprint is wide, with a client base that spans over 160 countries.
In addition to its flagship reinsurance unit, which comprises subsidiaries like specialty insurer Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), the company has a primary insurance unit (ERGO), a standalone asset management arm, and a corporate venture capital arm (Munich Re Ventures).
Munich Re unveiled a multiyear strategic plan in 2020 that focuses on both enhancing its core businesses and expanding into new business models through targeted business relationships.
Using CB Insights data, we dug into its plans for the future, uncovering the 6 most important strategic priorities highlighted by Munich Re’s recent acquisitions, investments, and partnerships. We then categorized companies by their business relationships with Munich Re across these priorities:
- Climate tech
- Cybersecurity & privacy
- Equipment breakdown prevention
- Life & health
- Property & casualty