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TPRe has been operating in Hong Kong for 35 years and is the largest professional reinsurance company incorporated in Hong Kong, underwriting all classes of non-life general reinsurances and certain classes of long-term life reinsurance business, from all over the world.

Big Events

  • 2017

    Paid-up capital has been increased from HK$4.7461 billion to HK$5.1461 billion.

  • 2016

    Taiping Reinsurance Co. Ltd. Representative Office in Japan registered successfully.

  • 2016

    Paid-up capital has been increased from HK$4.2461 billion to HK$4.7461 billion.


  • 2016

    Taiping Reinsurance (China) Company Limited established. In the meantime, Taiping Reinsurance (China) Company Limited substituted for the function of Taiping Reinsurance Beijing Branch.


  • 2015

    TPRe obtained the qualification from Lloyd's to be a member company.  Taiping Re UK Ltd entered to Lloyd's officially.

  • 2015

    Paid-up capital has been increased from HK$3.05 billion to HK$4.2461 billion.

  • 2015

    Paid-up capital has been increased from HK$2.7 billion to HK$3.05 billion.

  • 2014

    Paid-up capital has been increased from HK$2.35 billion to HK$2.7 billion, while the authorised capital remains HK$3 billion.

  • 2013

    Paid-up capital has been increased from HK$1.85 billion to HK$2.35 billion, while the authorised 

    capital remains HK$3 billion.

  • 2012

    Paid-up capital has been increased from HK$1.6 billion to HK$1.85 billion, while the authorised capital remains HK$3 billion.

  • 2009

    CIRe changed its name to Taiping Reinsurance Company Limited ("TPRe").

  • 2008

    Beijing Branch was successfully established and open for business in December 2008, in time to 

    engage in the reinsurance business for all classes of treaty and facultative reinsurance, life or non-life, 

    with inception date 1st January 2009 or after.

  • 2007

    TPRe received formal approval from China Insurance Regulatory Commission to be designated and 

    supervised as a Chinese reinsurance company.

  • 2005

    Beijing Representative Office started operation, China market strategy set in motion. 

    (Following the start of Beijing Branch, the Beijing Representative Office was withdrawn in 2009)

  • 2000

    Labuan Branch established.

    Ownership of TPRe was transferred to CTIH before CTIH's public listing on the Main Board of The 

    Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKSE) in June.

  • 1999

    The shareholding of TPRe by The People's Insurance Company of China, Beijing ("PICC") was 

    transferred to TPG.

    Company name changed to China International Reinsurance Co Ltd ("CIRe").

  • 1994

    Realignment of shareholders whereas TPG (HK) held 51.67%, PICC held 33.33% and Ming An held the 

    remaining 15%.

  • 1981

    PICC joined as a shareholder with a 50% share, China Insurance Co. Ltd., Beijing ("CIC") 20%, The Ming An Insurance Co. (H.K.) Ltd., Hong Kong ("Ming An") and old TPI 15% each; paid-up capital increased 

    to HK$10 million.

  • 1980

    TPRe was incorporated in Hong Kong (originally in name of China Reinsurance Co., (Hong Kong) Ltd.) with initial capital of HK$5 million with shareholders of Ming An, CIC and old TPI.