Share split

Swiss Re registered share (RUKN)
Capital reduction through par value repayment of CHF 8 per share
Share split 20-for-1 
New security number 1 233 237 (ex 124 558)


The capital repayment and the share split, which was approved at the Ordinary General Meeting of 31 May 2001, took effect as of 17 August 2001. The corresponding par value repayment was transferred on the same date to the payment address.

As a result of the share split, the Swiss Re share trades now in a range in line with other large Swiss companies. In the chart below you can see how historical year-end prices and high/low ranges since 1990 look on a split-adjusted basis.