News Archive 2001

Date News release
19 Dec 01  Announcing the establishment of Gerling NCM Credit and Finance AGance AG
19 Dec 01 Swiss Re reports loss estimate resulting from Enron bankruptcy
19 Dec 01 New horizons in insurance and banking, according to Swiss Re sigma study
14 Dec 01 New appointments to Swiss Re's Executive Board
13 Dec 01 World insurance in 2000: another boom year for life insurance; return to normal growth for non-life insurance
12 Dec 01 Swiss Re unveils findings from its second economic risk survey
12 Dec 01 Swiss Re economic forum - Global economy to recover in second half 2002
11 Dec 01 Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re's chief US economist
07 Dec 01 Swiss Re completes Lincoln Re acquisition
04 Dec 01 Swiss Re panel: US recession to last through mid-2002; hardening insurance/reinsurance market continues
30 Nov 01 Swiss Re announces Economic and Insurance Industry Forum
26 Nov 01 Securitas Capital and Conning Capital Partners invest in Allied World Assurance Holdings, Ltd.
30 Oct 01 Back to basics: underwriting results must improve significantly to bring non-life insurance back to profitability
11 Oct 01 Ruschlikon panelists: reduction of greenhouse gases paramount
27 Sep 01 Swiss Re Extraordinary General Meeting approves creation of authorised capital
25 Sep 01 Swiss Re hosts conference on reducing greenhouse gas emissions
17 Sep 01 Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re's chief US economist
07 Sep 01 Swiss Re reports net income of CHF 1 345 million in first half-year 2001
28 Aug 01 New sigma on Asia's dynamic insurance growth markets
22 Aug 01 Swiss Re, NCM and Gerling Credit agree to form one of the world's leading credit insurers
21 Aug 01 Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re's chief US economist
20 Aug 01 Swiss Re to host sustainability and capital markets event
30 Jul 01 Swiss Re to acquire Lincoln National's reinsurance business for USD 2 billion
17 Jul 01 Swiss Re reports strong growth of Life & Health embedded value in 2000
12 Jul 01 Swiss Re and Tokio Marine arrange unique USD 450 million cat risk swap
27 Jun 01 Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re's chief US economist
22 Jun 01 Swiss Re announces purchase of remaining shares of Southwestern Life Holdings Inc.
12 Jun 01 New Swiss Re sigma study sees tenfold growth for securitisation of insurance risk
07 Jun 01 Swiss Re Investors wins Casualty Actuarial Society Best Paper Award
01 Jun 01 Acquisition by Swiss Re of Conning Corporation completed
31 May 01 Swiss Re General Meeting decides on payout of nominal capital, share split
23 May 01 Harvard Law School Receives Grant from Swiss Re
18 May 01 Swiss Re appoints Jacques Aigrain as head of Financial Services Business Group
15 May 01 Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re's chief US economist
11 May 01 sWISH - an exhibition about wishes
03 May 01 Good Swiss Re results set scene for African growth
02 May 01 Swiss Re survey reveals likelihood of low-probability, high-risk economic scenarios
27 Apr 01 Swiss Re Life & Health America to acquire Southwestern Life
26 Apr 01 Swiss Re's profit after tax up 21% continuing a strong series of earnings increase
25 Apr 01 Reinsurance agreement with Aurora National Life Assurance Company
25 Apr 01 Swiss Re to acquire Conning Corporation
04 Apr 01 Swiss Re to offer North American clients new tools on its internet portal
27 Mar 01 Swiss Re names Fernando Gentil head of Latin America operations
15 Mar 01 Swiss Re Investors' Sweeney sees low growth for investors in 2001; more opportunities entering 2002
14 Mar 01 Swiss Re US Insurance/Reinsurance Industry Forum, announcement
01 Mar 01 Seattle earthquake information available
20 Feb 01 Swiss Re sponsoring Bodmer world literature collection exhibit
07 Feb 01 Swiss Re announces successful non-life renewals
06 Feb 01 Steven Crowley joins Fox-Pitt, Kelton / Firm
01 Feb 01 Swiss Re sponsors Bodmer world literature collection exhibit
10 Jan 01 Despite huge floods, insurers under less pressure