Why Lireas?
  • We highly regard mutually beneficial relationships in our group and are equally passionate supporters of the underwriting agency model and insurance entrepreneurs at large.
  • We have a 25 year established track record of partnering with some of South Africa’s most successful Underwriting Management Agencies.
  • We are specialists in start-ups and have extensive experience in implementing successful mergers and acquisitions.
  • We understand entrepreneurs and how to balance entrepreneurial flair with necessary corporate governance.
  • We are a part of the Hannover Re Group, the 3rd largest reinsurer in the world.
  • Our minority shareholder, Mahogany Private Equity, provides Lireas with strategic direction, corporate finance and private equity expertise as well as BEE credentials.
  • Lireas has a unique business model enabling us to provide access to finance, linkage with key insurance industry players as well as access to reinsurance for our partners. No other business in the South African market is able to subscribe to such a dynamic model.