Country risk management

Securing development through innovative risk management

06 Oct 2010

The humanitarian crises following this year’s earthquake in Haiti and floods in Pakistan are tragic examples of the enormous human and economic toll that a single large disaster can take on a whole nation. Climate change and population growth could mean millions more are at risk in the future. To help secure the development prospects of these large populations, Swiss Re partners with governments, NGOs and international institutions such as the World Bank Group to provide insurance solutions that...

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Innovative risk transfer solutions for more resilient societies

17 Sep 2010

Floods in Pakistan and China, earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and New Zealand, drought and wildfires in Russia, winter storms in Europe – the tragic events of this year are terrible reminders of the enormous loss of life, suffering and devastation that natural disasters can wreak on local communities and on whole nations. Climate change could worsen their impact even more. At Swiss Re, we work with corporations, governments, civil society organisations and academia to develop effective risk transfer...

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통합 리스크 관리: 고도의 재난 복구

02 Aug 2010

“우리는 더욱 복잡하고 상호 연결된 세상에 살고 있다”는 말을 자주 듣다보니 이 말이 함축하고 있는 포괄성을 종종 잘 의식하지 못한다.

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Making communities more resilient

27 Jul 2010

Swiss Re partners with the US state of Alabama in an innovative private-public partnership enabling the rapid payout of funds following a catastrophe.

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Terrorism risk still looms large

Terrorism risk still looms large

08 Jul 2010

Apart perhaps from the recent failed bomb attack in New York’s Times Square, the prospect of a terrorist attack seems to have faded. But there is no room for complacency. This was the view taken by the recent OECD Conference on Terrorism Insurance in Paris, where Swiss Re called for increased efforts to implement best practice solutions around globe.

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Swiss Re showcases innovations in public-private partnerships at the 2010 International Disaster Risk Conference

07 Jun 2010

Earthquakes, droughts, floods, cyclones and other hazards impact over 200 million people every year. Climate change, combined with population growth, could put at risk many more. Most natural disasters cannot be prevented, but new forms of cooperation between the public and private sectors can help save lives and money by making local communities more resilient. Swiss Re's expertise in developing such partnerships took centre stage at this year's International Disaster and Risk Conference in Davos.

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Integrative Risk Management: Advanced Disaster Recovery

26 May 2010

The Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue has published a new publication in its Risk Dialogue Series on the emerging discipline of integrative risk management.

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Os especialistas falam sobre o MultiCat Mexico

22 Apr 2010

A transação MultiCat é prova de nosso compromisso de trabalhar com governos e bancos de desenvolvimento para ajudar na gestão de seus riscos usando resseguros e os mercados de capitais. Essa atividade complementa nossos negócios com cedentes e clientes corporativos. Reto Schnarwiler, Chefe do Setor Público, e Markus Schmutz, Chefe de Estruturação e Originação de Títulos Vinculados a Seguros, explicam a transação.

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Nuestros especialistas hablan sobre la transacción MultiCat en México

22 Apr 2010

La transacción MultiCat confirma nuestro compromiso de trabajo conjunto con gobiernos y bancos de desarrollo con el fin de ayudarlos a gestionar sus riesgos mediante el reaseguro y los mercados de capital. Esta actividad complementa nuestras actividades comerciales con cedentes y clientes corporativos. Reto Schnarwiler, Responsable del Sector Público, y Markus Schmutz, Responsable de Estructuración y Originación de Títulos Ligados a Seguros (ILS), explican la transacción.

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A transação MultiCat no México

14 Apr 2010

Abril de 2010 - A Swiss Re Capital Markets foi uma das coordenadoras e colocadoras líderes da securitização do MultiCat Mexico 2009 Ltd., no valor de USD 290 milhões, vinculada a seguros. A transação “MultiCat Mexico”, que cobre tanto riscos de furacão como de terremoto, é a primeira a ser efetuada como parte do Programa MultiCat, desenvolvido pelo Banco Internacional de Reconstrução e Desenvolvimento (BIRD) do Banco Mundial em parceria com o Governo do México e com a Swiss Re.

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Transacción MultiCat en México

14 Apr 2010

Swiss Re Capital Markets actuó como codirector y colocador conjunto de la titulización de activos de seguro de MultiCat Mexico 2009 Ltd. por valor de USD 290 millones. La operación “MultiCat Mexico”, que cubre tanto riesgo de huracanes como de terremotos, es la primera emisión en el marco del Programa MultiCat, que fue desarrollado por el Banco Internacional de Reconstrucción y Fomento (BIRF) del Banco Mundial, en asociación con el gobierno de México y Swiss Re.

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Making societies more resilient to large risks

31 Mar 2010

At a time of increasing resource constraints, governments are faced with an ever broader array of risks ranging from natural catastrophes, such as earthquakes and hurricanes, to pandemics and terrorism. Adapting to climate change is another major challenge for most countries, particularly in the developing world. The recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile were tragic reminders of the enormous strain that one single disaster can put on a government and a whole nation. But they also poignantly revealed...

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Global Risks Report 2010

23 Mar 2010

Fundamentally, there is no new story to tell about the bewildering array of inter-related risks facing our world. What is new – and troubling – is that the linkages between them have reached unprecedented levels of intensity.

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Parametric insurance solutions should play larger role in catastrophe coverage says Swiss Re

08 Feb 2010

The parametric insurance coverage triggered by the earthquake in Haiti enables the government to provide accelerated assistance to the survivors.

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