Strong backing for insurers

At KROSE ReBrokers, you benefit from our outstanding expertise and many years of experience in insurance broking of peak industrial risks. It is in our DNA as a key partner of industrial insurance professionals in major companies, to advise and place reinsurance for insurers with a holistic approach. We do not simply focus on the actual transaction, but always evaluate reinsurance solutions individually based on our specialized primary insurance background.

Proficiency, reliability and trust are the key elements for long-term business partnerships

History

Continuity in times of transition

The origins of KROSE can be traced back to the Bremen raw tobacco importer Meyer & Krose, founded by Otto von Meyer and Wilhelm Krose in 1854. Wilhelm Krose’s son Friedrich took over the company in 1885. He started the insurance business as managing agent, i.e. as authorized underwriting agency. His sons continued the business since 1920, trading under the name of GEBRÜDER KROSE. After taking on partners from outside the family in the 1960s, KROSE established itself focusing on industrial insurance.

KROSE ReBrokers originates from the joint venture between KROSE and Daimler AG, founded in 1994. In addition to placing the Daimler AG group programs, this joint venture also placed reinsurance solutions worldwide for other clients. In 2021, KROSE acquired 100% of the shares in the joint venture. 

KROSE ReBrokers is one of the leading reinsurance brokers in German-speaking countries, specializing in facultative reinsurance, structured reinsurance and alternative risk transfer. The focus on core business fields of industrial (primary) reinsurance, our reputation in the market as well as targeted investments in employee qualifications and technical infrastructure are essential for our success.

Executive Management

Dr. rer. pol. Oliver Cullmann

Dr. Oliver Cullmann joined KROSE in 2003 and became a managing partner in 2008.

He was born in Hamburg in 1971. Dr. Oliver Cullmann studied industrial engineering (specializing in mechanical engineering) at the Technical University of Darmstadt and subsequently obtained his doctorate degree as a scholarship holder of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. From 1999 to 2003, he worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company Munich, managing projects in Europe, Japan and the USA.

Dr. Oliver Cullmann has three children.

At KROSE ReBrokers, his focus is on carve-out reinsurance and on structuring and designing alternative risk transfer solutions.

Leopold Muhle

Leopold Muhle joined KROSE in 2014 and is manager partner since 2021.

He was born in Bremen in 1982. After studying business administration with a focus on insurance at the Technical University of Cologne, he graduated as MBA-FSI (Financial Service Industry) at the University of St. Gallen. Before joining KROSE, he started his professional carrer working for leading reinsurance brokers in Hamburg, Munich and London.

Leopold Muhle is married and has three children.

At KROSE ReBrokers he is responsible for the areas facultative reinsurance and treaties and Facilities.

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Our code of ethics

Challenge our word

KROSE ReBrokers is one of the leading reinsurance brokers in Germany. Our services for insurers range from facultative reinsurance of industrial peak risks to reinsurance of complex insurance portfolios. Our know-how and services allows us to create sustainable value by helping our clients optimize their risk and reinsurance management. 

Our guiding principles are founded on those of an honorable Hanseatic merchant – we keep our word and our contracts. We are an honest and reliable partner for our clients, to insurers and employees. We develop our company continuously and sustainably. We only enter into new customer relationships if and when we are able to fulfill the associated tasks without neglecting existing customers.

We will tell you honestly what we can do just as we say what we cannot do. We obey all applicable laws, rules and regulations and work with our clients, with insurers, employees and the public with integrity, fairness and transparency. We ensure the confidentiality of all information and agreements with our business partners. We coordinate insurance placement together with our clients. We receive an appropriate remuneration from the insurer with whom we place business. There is no compensation system which jeopardizes our objectivity in assessing the performance of insurers. 

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