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

October 7, 2005

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 7, 2005--Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) plans to release third-quarter earnings on Monday, October 24, 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 third-quarter results beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 25. Interested parties may access the call by dialing 1-800-967-7140 (719-457-2629, international). The access code is 904246. 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 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 (719-457-0820, international), access code 904246, until November 1.

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, is among the largest global 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, China, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. At June 30, 2005, the company had approximately $1.6 trillion of worldwide life reinsurance in force, and assets of $15.0 billion. MetLife, Inc. is the beneficial owner of approximately 51 percent of RGA's outstanding shares.

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

SOURCE: Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated