Corporate InformationCorporate History
1940 10 Established as The Toa Fire and Marine Reinsurance Company, Limited.
(Head office at 6-1, Marunouchi 1-chome, Kojimachi-ku, Tokyo-shi, capitalized at ¥50 million)
1945 4 Ceased business as a reinsurance company due to the establishment of a government reinsurance agency.
5 Became a direct insurance company, changing name to The Toa Fire and Marine Insurance Company, Limited.
6 Started direct insurance business at branches in Tianjin and Shanghai.
1947 4 Re-established as a reinsurance company.
1948 2 Changed name back to The Toa Fire and Marine Reinsurance Company, Limited.
1952 4 Started to transact overseas reinsurance business.
1962 10 Completed construction of the head office building at Surugadai.
(6-5, Kanda-Surugadai 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (present location))
1975 4 Opened representative office in London.
1979 4 Opened representative office in Hong Kong.
7 Held the 1st Reinsurance Seminar of Toa for Asian non-life insurance clients (RST).
12 Established The Toa-Re Insurance Company (U.K.) Limited.
(Started operation on January 1, 1980.)
1982 4 Opened representative office in New York.
10 Established The Toa-Re Insurance Company of America.
(Consolidated subsidiary, Started operation on January 1, 1983.)
1989 7 Held the 1st Seminar of Toa Elementary Program for direct non-life insurance clients in Japan (STEP).
1997 2 Obtained approval to begin offering life reinsurance products.
4 Announced ToaRe Mission Statement.
9 Opened branch office in Singapore.
10 Received the 1st Asia Insurance Industry Awards “Reinsurance Company of the Year.”
12 Acquired all outstanding stock in M&G Re America and merged it with The Toa-Re Insurance Company of America and changed name to The Toa Reinsurance Company of America (TRA).
1998 3 Obtained additional approval to offer a complete range of life reinsurance products.
1999 1 Opened branch office in Kuala Lumpur.
4 Changed name to The Toa Reinsurance Company, Limited.
6 Opened branch office in Hong Kong.
2000 7 Obtained approval to handle non-life co-operative reinsurance.
11 Opened representative office in Taipei.
2002 1 Established The Toa 21st Century Reinsurance Company Ltd (TRE).
(Consolidated subsidiary, Started operation on April 1, 2002.)
4 Obtained approval to handle life co-operative reinsurance.
2003 3 Sold The Toa-Re Insurance Company (U.K.) Ltd.
2008 8 Entered into a basic agreement for business cooperation with Korean Re.
8 Held the 1st Seminar of Toa Elementary Program for direct life insurance clients in Japan (STEP LIFE).
9 Entered into a basic agreement for business cooperation with Secura of Belgium.
10 Held the 1st Reinsurance Seminar of Toa for Asian life insurance clients (RST LIFE).
2009 9 Became a member of the Global Reinsurance Forum.
10 Entered into a basic agreement for business cooperation with China Reinsurance Group.
2013 6 Entered into a basic agreement for business cooperation with Marein of Indonesia.
2017 11 Obtained approval from Lloyd’s to establish a SPA (Toa Re Special Purpose Arrangement 6132).
2018 7 Acquired Barbican Corporate Member (No.4) Limited which accepts insurance business through SPA, from Barbican Holdings (UK) Limited, and changed name to Toa Re Corporate Member Limited (TRCM) (Consolidated subsidiary).





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