Reinsurance Group of America Announces Fourth-Quarter Earnings Release Date, Webcast

January 15, 2004

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2004--Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) plans to release fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, January 29, at approximately 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The release will be issued via newswire and will also be available through RGA's website,

The company will host a conference call to discuss the fourth-quarter results beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, January 30. Interested parties may access the call by dialing 1-800-262-1292 (719-457-2680, international). The access code is 676286. Participants are asked to call the assigned number approximately ten minutes before the conference call begins. A live audio webcast of that conference call will be available on RGA's website at A replay will be available at the same address following the conference call. A replay of the conference call will also be available via telephone at 1-888-203-1112, access code 676286, until February 6.

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, RGA Reinsurance Company and RGA Life Reinsurance Company of Canada, is among the largest providers of life reinsurance. In addition to its operations in the United States and Canada, Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated has subsidiary companies or offices in Australia, Barbados, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. At September 30, 2003, the Company had approximately $893 billion of worldwide life reinsurance in force, and assets of $10.5 billion. MetLife, Inc. is the beneficial owner of approximately 52 percent of RGA's outstanding shares.

    CONTACT: Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated
             Jack B. Lay, 636-736-7439

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