Facts & figures

The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer.

Dealing direct and working through brokers, our global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients.

From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of business, we deploy our capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk-taking upon which enterprise and progress in society depend.

Details of year-to-date performance (H1 2017 vs H1 2018)

 

H1 2017

H1 2018

Consolidated Group (Total)

Gross premiums written (USD millions)

18 145

19 589

Net income (USD millions)

1 211

1 006

Return on equity

7.0

6.3

Earnings per share (USD)

3.76

3.24

Return on investments (%, annualised)

3.5

2.6

Running yield (%, annualised)

2.9

2.9

Common shareholders' equity
(USD millions)

34 373

30 051

P&C Reinsurance

Gross premiums written (USD millions)

9 404

9 570

Net income (USD millions)

546

752

Combined ratio (%)

97.4

92.9

Net operating margin (%)

10.0

13.0

Return on investments (%, annualised)

3.0

2.1

Return on equity (%, annualised)

9.1

14.5

L&H Reinsurance

Gross premiums written (USD millions)

6 399

7 372

Net income (USD millions)

432

398

Net operating margin (%)

11.2

9.9

Return on investments (%, annualised)

4.2

3.6

Running yield (%, annualised)

3.4

3.3

Return on equity (%, annualised)

12.7

11.5

Corporate Solutions

Gross premiums written (USD millions)

1 745

2 043

Net income (USD millions)

39

58

Combined ratio (%)

104.5

101.7

Net operating margin (%)

2.4

3.8

Return on investments (%, annualised)

3.4

2.2

Return on equity (%, annualised)

3.6

5.0

Life Capital

Gross premiums written (USD millions)

932

1 841

Net income (USD millions)

143

34

Net operating margin (%)

13.9

5.2

Return on investments (%, annualised)

3.4

3.4

Return on equity (%, annualised)

4.0

1.1

Gross cash generation (USD millions)

532

848