Swiss Re remained a trusted partner of the Life and Health sector during the recent financial crisis. This year sees us stronger, leaner and ready to respond to new and additional client requirements. We are committed to helping clients find solutions to optimise capital, manage new areas of risk and to support operational excellence.
Current and future client needs are central to our strategy. The twin forces of efficiency and transparency place additional demands on our clients and, at the same time, create opportunities for Swiss Re. Among the key factors that will shape our industry needs going forward are changing social demographics (in particular ageing populations); renewed focus on solvency and capital; and increased competitive, consumer and regulatory pressures.
At Swiss Re, we have a proven track record for innovation to help our clients adapt to changing needs. Building on our experience, knowledge and data, clients can count on our financial strength, our global product and market knowledge, our longevity and our in-depth understanding of their biometric and health risks.
Swiss Re’s established life expertise has built up a large mortality portfolio. The knowledge this generates, combined with our strong capital base and reach, are being used to pioneer longevity solutions in both the public and private sectors. In addition, utilising market-leading expertise, we’re growing our medical reinsurance business throughout Asia and the Middle East.
Admin Re® transactions offer clients both capital and administration solutions for legacy portfolios. New versions of our prestigious underwriting tools, Life Guide and Magnum, have been launched this year. Both these instruments are testimony to the way we support our clients and respond to increased demands for high levels of service, all the while balancing optimal risk selection with underwriting efficiency.
Transforming and trading risk
We’re seeking efficient ways to transfer risk to the capital markets, enabling us to offer capital solutions to our clients and to maximise our own efficiency, ensuring we can be responsive going forward.
Swiss Re Asia-Pacific scans the health and medical landscape to analyse the region's future financing needs, including health care expenditure levels required to meet consumer demand, in the study Health...