News Archive 2002

Date News release
19 Dec 02  Swiss Re appoints Ann Godbehere as Chief Financial Officer
19 Dec 02 Swiss Re sigma study: 2002 below average for catastrophe losses, according to preliminary estimates
17 Dec 02 Swiss Re market overview shows trend towards higher mandatory minimum covers in European motor liability insurance
12 Dec 02 Swiss Re sigma study sees bancassurance emerging as an important distribution channel in Asia
11 Dec 02 Swiss Re's Insurance Review and Outlook
10 Dec 02 Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re's chief US economist
10 Dec 02 Swiss Re panel: modest economic growth in 2003; hardening insurance/reinsurance market continues
10 Dec 02 Swiss Re Economic Risk Survey: risk of deflation is low, but uncertainties about global economic recovery remain
09 Dec 02 Swiss Re hosts Year-end Economic and Insurance Industry Review 2002/Outlook 2003
05 Dec 02 Swiss Re report: less than 5% of UK consumers will pay financial advice fee
04 Dec 02 Swiss Re hosts Year-end Economic and Insurance Industry Review 2002/Outlook 2003
04 Dec 02 Swiss Re sigma: turbulent financial markets and high claims burden in 2001
02 Dec 02 Mumbai AIDS and health education gets major boost
26 Nov 02 Swiss Re examines ways for UK life insurers to embrace low-to- middle income earners
22 Nov 02 Swiss Re's Deirdre Littlefield: key focus for US marine insurers is to improve combined ratio, work to secure ports
14 Nov 02 UK consumers need twice as much life insurance protection: Swiss Re warns of more than 2 trillion shortfall in cover.
13 Nov 02 Swiss Re sigma study predicts robust growth for third party asset management
11 Nov 02 Swiss Re appoints John Coomber as Chief Executive Officer
06 Nov 02 Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re chief US economist
30 Oct 02 Swiss Re announces resolution of dispute with Lincoln National Corporation
23 Oct 02 Swiss Re market research: further improvement in cat treaty conditions necessary
15 Oct 02 Swiss Re names new Chief Economist for Asia-Pacific
09 Oct 02 New Swiss Re sigma study: Non-life insurance industry to face a time of lasting capacity shortage
03 Oct 02 Swiss Re appoints Richard H. Murray as Chief Claims Strategist
01 Oct 02 Swiss Re aviation insurance study highlights need for concentration on quality of capacity
24 Sep 02 Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re's chief US economist
24 Sep 02 US catastrophic insurance expert available to comment on Hurricane Isidore's potential economic impact
13 Sep 02 Swiss Re hosts media conference on Alternative Risk Transfer
04 Sep 02 Swiss Re and Horace Mann enter into USD 75 million committed capital facility
29 Aug 02 Swiss Re's net premium income up 16% to CHF 13 836 million
14 Aug 02 Swiss Re creates US Advisory Board
12 Aug 02 sWISH* scientific study reveals the Swiss wish landscape - major differences by language region
18 Jul 02 Swiss Re obtains USD 255 million of catastrophe protection from innovative securitisation structure
17 Jul 02 New Swiss Re publication on climate change: learning to harness the risks and opportunities
12 Jul 02 Swiss Re: businesses should begin reducing GHG emissions immediately
12 Jul 02 Swiss Re Life & Health embedded value up 35% in 2001
12 Jul 02 Swiss Re gets go-ahead for China reinsurance licence
10 Jul 02 Phillip Colebatch to join Swiss Re's Executive Board
03 Jul 02 The London market in the throes of change
26 Jun 02 Disclosure notifications in accordance with Article 20 of the Swiss Stock Exchange Act
26 Jun 02 Swiss Re: US economy is strengthening; insurance market continues flight to quality
20 Jun 02 Swiss Re sponsors RiverSmart, nation's largest river, drinking water awareness campaign
12 Jun 02 Insurance in Latin America: growth opportunities and the challenge to increase profitability
03 Jun 02 Results from Swiss Re's Economic Risk Survey
29 May 02 Swiss Re Life & Health HealthWatch
22 May 02 Swiss Re obtains India service company approval
17 May 02 National Hurricane Awareness Week May 19 - 25 Hurricane Season Begins June 1st
16 May 02 Swiss Re sponsors World Vision's integrated 'Agua é Vide' project
15 May 02 Swiss Re celebrates the official opening of its new officebuilding in Unterföhring near Munich
14 May 02 Swiss Re honored by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
13 Mar 02 Swiss Re panel anticipates industry-wide challenges for 2002 and beyond
08 May 02 Swiss Re Life & Health report shows UK term assurance sales up by more than 14%
06 May 02  Swiss Re General Meeting confirms new Board of Directors members
01 May 02 Swiss Re applies collateralised debt obligation technology to pool
25 Apr 02 International conference on sustainable water management
18 Apr 02 Switzerland's wish landscape at Expo.02 - sWISH* unveiled
10 Apr 02 Swiss Re's 2001 net loss of CHF 165 million in line with expectations
04 Apr 02 Joint project of international insurance and reinsurance groups.
22 Mar 02 Swiss Re Focus Reports highlight growing risks to water quality and supply
19 Mar 02 Fed Rate action commentary from Swiss Re US economist
13 Mar 02 Swiss Re panel anticipates industry-wide challenges for 2002 and beyond
13 Mar 02 Catastrophes in 2001: man-made losses take on a new dimension
07 Mar 02 Swiss Re US Insurance / Reinsurance Industry Forum
04 Mar 02 SAFECO to Acquire Swiss Re's Excess Loss Business
27 Feb 02 Swiss Re sponsors American Museum of Natural History's new Space Show, The Search for Life: Are We Alone?
26 Feb 02 Swiss Re anounces successful 2002 renewals and solid outlook
21 Feb 02 Swiss Re - Solutions for terrorism insurance
13 Feb 02 Swiss Re Americas Division names Peter Emblin head of its Global & National unit