Access to Reinsurance by Smaller Insurers: Perils Pitfalls and Solutions

Research Projects – Life Insurance

The Reinsurance Section, Smaller Insurance Company Section and the Committee on Life Insurance Research are pleased to make the following report available. Authored by W. Michael Reese of Hause Actuarial Solutions, this report examines challenges encountered by smaller insurers in obtaining life reinsurance, the challenges and opportunities life reinsurers face in servicing these companies, and considers some possible solutions that might help to resolve the challenges encountered.

The sponsors would like to thank the following individuals who served on the Project Oversight Group:

  • Karen Rudolph (Chair)
  • Ing Chian Ching
  • Jean-Marc Fix
  • Clark Himmelberger
  • Terry Long
  • Gary Pauline
  • Michael Shumrak
  • Joeff Williams
  • Ronora Stryker, SOA
  • Jan Schuh, SOA

If you have questions or comments on this research, please contact Ronora Stryker, SOA Research Actuary, at