Our ownership

Ellipse is part of the long established Munich Re Group.  This gives us the backing of their exceptional solution-based expertise, consistent risk management and, above all, their financial strength.  In the financial year 2016, the Munich Re Group achieved a profit of €2.6bn on premium income of €48.9bn. It operates in all lines of insurance, with more than 43,000 employees throughout the world.

Ellipse is the trading name of the UK branch of ERGO Lebensversicherung AG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Munich Re, whose current financial ratings from the leading agencies are:

Standard & Poors AA- (Very strong)
Moody's Aa3 (Excellent)
Fitch AA- (Very strong)


ERGO Lebensversicherung AG was established in the UK (under the previous name of Hamburg- Mannheimer AG) on the 14th of August 2009 under the Freedom of Establishment regulations and trades as Ellipse. Its business is 100% reinsured by Munich Re AG through UK Life Branch.Corporate Structure Image

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