Our business

It is Santam Re’s strategic intent to write profitable inwards reinsurance business by being of value to our clients and stakeholders, through delivering service beyond expectation.

Our aim is to provide strong reinsurance support in developing markets, driven by profitable growth and a desire to ensure long term sustainability. We believe in building strong and mutually beneficial relationships with our clients, ensuring that our clients enjoy our capacity and financial strength for years to come.

Lines of business

Santam Re has managed to build a diverse portfolio that offers a range of reinsurance solutions.
These include:

  • Property
  • Engineering
  • Motor
  • Liability
  • Accident
  • Credit & Bonds
  • Aviation
  • Marine
  • Alternate Risk Transfer Arrangements

We have a thorough understanding of all the markets in which we operate and have the ability to customise solutions based on the needs of the market.


Santam Re is strongly positioned and differentiated based on the value we offer to our clients across a wide range of territories.

We seek to position ourselves as an established reinsurer built on long-term partnerships across Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Indian sub-continent, Southeast Asia, China and South Korea. Santam Re carries out all underwriting and actuarial analysis from its office in Cape Town. Market representation for Southeast Asia and China is available from the representative office in Singapore.