Operates as a general insurance and reinsurance company, which underwrites commercial and personal line classes of business
QBE Insurance Group Ltd. is a general insurance and reinsurance company. It underwrites commercial and personal line classes of business, including property, motor & motor casualty, agriculture & bloodstock, liability, marine, energy & aviation, workers compensation, financial & credit, professional indemnity, accident & health and others. The company operates its business through the following segments: North American, Latin American, European, Australian & New Zealand, Asia Pacific and Equator Re. The North American segment writes general insurance and reinsurance business in the United States and Bermuda. The Latin American segment writes general insurance business in North, Central and South America. The European segment writes general insurance business principally in the United Kingdom and throughout mainland Europe. This segment operates general insurance and reinsurance business through Lloyd's of London. The Australian & New Zealand segment primarily underwrites general insurance risks throughout Australia and New Zealand. This segment also provides all major lines of insurance for personal and commercial risks. The Asia Pacific segment provides personal, commercial and specialist general insurance covers throughout the Asia Pacific region. The Equator Re provides reinsurance protection to related entities in Bermuda. QBE Insurance Group was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.