Reinsurance Group of America Announces Offering of Senior Notes

November 3, 2009

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2009-- Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) announced today that it intends to offer an approximate aggregate principal amount of $300 million of senior unsecured notes due 2019 pursuant to a public offering. RGA expects to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.

Barclays Capital and UBS Investment Bank are acting as joint bookrunners on this transaction.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the notes in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such states.

When available, copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement, subject to completion, relating to the notes may be obtained by contacting Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Integrated Distribution Services, 1155 Long Island Avenue, New York, NY 11717 or by telephone at 888-603-5847 or email at, or UBS Securities LLC, Attention: Fixed Income Syndicate, 677 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, Connecticut 06901 or by telephone at 877-827-6444 ext. 561-3884. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus and the prospectus supplement, the registration statement and other documents that RGA has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for more complete information about RGA and this offering. Investors may also obtain these documents for free by visiting the EDGAR system on the SEC’s website at or from the underwriters with your request.

About Reinsurance Group of America

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated is among the largest global providers of life reinsurance with subsidiary companies or offices in Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States. Worldwide, the company has approximately $2.3 trillion of life reinsurance in force, and assets of $24.2 billion.

Source: Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated
Jack B. Lay, 636-736-7000
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer