Place de Paris Réassurance association

Federating the reinsurance industry in France

The Apref federates almost all reinsurers operating on the French market.

The association is also open to legal entities and individuals with a direct or indirect link to reinsurance in France.

Picto membre

74 members companies and institutions, including 36 reinsurance companies.

Picto prime

95% of premiums accepted by professional reinsurers on the French market (life and non-life).

Picto groupe travail

2 operational committees
14 commissions
24 task forces
reflecting on reinsurance issues.

The Apref was founded in 2005 by the merger of three existing reinsurance associations in France.

Our mission serving the reinsurance industry

Laboratory of ideas

To be a think tank on all issues related to reinsurance operations on the French market.

Discussion forum

To be a forum of discussion on reinsurance topics in France, and to exchange with all the players in the sector.

Representing the profession

To represent the profession before professional federations, public authorities and any other market institution.

Promoting the sector

To promote the development and attractiveness of the reinsurance market in Paris

International exchanges

To initiate contacts and exchanges with reinsurance organizations or foreign reinsurance spots.

Our actions, our contributions

Nos action contributions

Change, developments

Exchanges with various players in the French market, in order to analyze the legal, financial and technical changes involving reinsurance.

Market issues

Contribute to reflection on subjects relating to reinsurance, with the various professional bodies involved.

Knowledge of risks

Improve the knowledge of risks and their modelling in order to develop the insurability of major and emerging risks.

Performance of the sector

Optimize the transparency, efficiency, security and competitiveness of the French reinsurance industry.

Popularize the profession

Promote reinsurance and its various businesses in France.

International interaction

Maintain relations on common themes and best practices with other foreign places or associations.

Members et representativeness

Reinsurer Members: They may participate in all Committees and Commissions, vote at general meetings and contribute to the notes and market positions published by the association.

Associate Members (Brokers, Lawyers, Consultants, Captives, etc.): Associate Members may participate in certain Commissions. They are informed of actions but are not bound by the positions of the Association.

Individual Members: Any person practicing or having practiced reinsurance or having carried out professional activities directly related to reinsurance and who is no longer part of a company, as well as any legal entity which includes a unique employee / founder.

Member’s list

Join us, Become a Member

Creation of the Apref

The Apref was founded in 2005 by the merger of three existing reinsurance associations in France:

APREMAF : Association professionnelle des réassureurs du marché français
ARF : Association des réassureurs Français
UREF : Union des réassureurs étrangers en France

See Also


Organization of the Apref


Apref members