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Validus Holdings is Among the Companies in the Reinsurance Industry With the Highest Debt to Asset Ratio (VR, RNR, RGA, Y, ENH)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Reinsurance industry with the highest debt to asset ratios. The Debt/Asset ratio shows the proportion of a company's assets that are financed through debt. If the ratio is greater than one, most of the company's assets are financed through debt.

Validus Holdings ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 13.12. Renaissancere is next with a a debt to asset ratio of 6.50. Reinsurance Grou ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 5.90.

Alleghany Corp follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 5.85, and Endurance Specia rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 4.99.

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Keywords: highest debt to asset ratio Validus Holdings renaissancere reinsurance grou alleghany corp :enh endurance specia

Ticker(s): VR RNR RGA Y