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.
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.
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
To initiate contacts and exchanges with reinsurance organizations or foreign reinsurance spots.
Our actions, our contributions
Exchanges with various players in the French market, in order to analyze the legal, financial and technical changes involving reinsurance.
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.
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.
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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