142nd Annual General Meeting

At Swiss Re's 142nd Annual General Meeting shareholders approved the company's 2005 financial statements, with net income after tax of CHF 1.5 billion. They voted in favour of the Board of Directors' proposal to increase this year's dividend by 56% to CHF 2.50 per share. Peter Forstmoser, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Walter B Kielholz, Executive Vice Chairman, and Robert A Scott were re-elected to the Board.

Location: Zurich
Date: 21 Apr 2006, 08:00 (Zurich local time)

Agenda and proposals of the Board of Directors

1. Annual report, annual and consolidated financial statements 2005
2. Discharge of the Board of Directors and Executive Board
3. Allocation of disposable profit of Swiss Reinsurance Company (parent company)
4. Elections


Speech Jacques Aigrain, CEO

Speech Peter Forstmoser , Chairman

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