Swiss Re Capital Markets Insurance-Linked Securities

As a leader in Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS), Swiss Re Capital Markets (SRCM) is committed to the development of a market for liquid, transparent and tradable insurance-linked risk products, leveraging our re/insurance and capital markets experience.

Since the insurance-linked security (ILS) market’s inception in 1997, our innovative structuring team has offered comprehensive solutions tailored to our clients' unique risk hedging and financing needs. Swiss Re Capital Markets serves a variety of sponsors, including re/insurers, governments and corporations, with expertise in both the Property & Casualty and Life & Health risk markets. As a registered broker-dealer, SRCM also offers ILS trading support.

Our value proposition includes:


  • Swiss Re Capital Markets has been a leading member of the alternative risk transformation market since the market's inception in 1997
  • SRCM has a strong history of bringing new and innovative structures to the market


  • SRCM achieves superior placements for sponsors by maintaining a constant flow of information with investors
  • We are continually surveying investors on the risks and returns they are willing to take
  • This allows SRCM to offer as much certainty in pricing and placement as possible


  • Swiss Re is well positioned to provide a broad range of client solutions that compliment capital markets execution
  • We can offer structures through the greater Swiss Re Group, including traditional reinsurance
  • We can provide complementary protection (bridge covers, basis risk protection, etc.)


  • Since the market’s inception, SRCM has underwritten approximately USD 26 billion in structured deals, over 20% more than our largest competitor
  • SRCM has a strong history of bringing new and innovative structures to the market

For more detail please see our publications or contact any of the team members to the right.