PartnerRe Ltd. (NYSE,Euronext:PRE) today announced it will delist its shares from NYSE Euronext Paris, effective January 18, 2013. PartnerRe shares will continue to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
PartnerRe made the decision to delist the shares traded on NYSE Euronext Paris as a result of low trading volumes over the past three years. PartnerRe announced the cross-listing in Paris in December 2009, as a result of the acquisition of PARIS RE, to provide investors with a Euro-denominated, European-listed trading platform, in addition to PartnerRe’s U.S. Dollar listing on NYSE.
The delisting was recently approved by the Board of Directors of Euronext Paris S.A. Further details on the delisting process will be disclosed in an official notification from NYSE Euronext Paris on December 14, 2012 on the NYSE website at
PartnerRe Ltd. is a leading global reinsurer, providing multi-line reinsurance to insurance companies. The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, also offers capital markets products that include weather and credit protection to financial, industrial and service companies. Risks reinsured include property, casualty, motor, agriculture, aviation/space, catastrophe, credit/surety, engineering, energy, marine, specialty property, specialty casualty, multiline and other lines, mortality, longevity and health, and alternative risk products. For the year ended December 31, 2011, total revenues were $5.4 billion. At September 30, 2012, total assets were $23.6 billion, total capital was $7.9 billion and total shareholders’ equity was $7.1 billion.
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