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

October 9, 2003

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2003--Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) plans to release third-quarter earnings on Thursday, October 23, at approximately 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The release will be issued via newswire and will also be available through RGA's Web site,

The company will host a conference call to discuss the third- quarter results beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, October 24. Interested parties may access the call by dialing (800) 262-1292 (719-457-2680, international). The access code is 432088. Participants are asked to call the assigned number approximately 10 minutes before the conference call begins. A live audio webcast of that conference call will be available on RGA's Web site at A replay will be available at the same address for 10 days following the conference call. A replay of the conference call will also be available via telephone at (888) 203-1112, access code 432088, until October 31.

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 North America. In addition to its North American operations, Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated has subsidiary companies or offices in Australia, Barbados, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. At June 30, 2003, the company had approximately $841 billion of worldwide life reinsurance in force, and assets of $10.3 billion. MetLife, Inc. is the beneficial owner of approximately 59 percent of RGA's outstanding shares.

SOURCE: Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated

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