Barents Re is a leading independent reinsurance group. Established in 1996, Barents Re has a well-established presence in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, Asia and Africa. The company provides a wide range of niche and specialty reinsurance products to property and casualty insurers. On the commercial side, Barents Re is especially strong in Surety Bonds, Energy, General Aviation, Property Facultative, Financial Lines, Liability and Accident & Health. The company selectively provides treaty support in key business areas. Barents Re is also a growing presence in the Consumer arena with participation in a number of Affinity programs.