News Archive 2006

Date News release

20 Dec 2006  

Zurich - Swiss Re sigma estimates of catastrophe losses in 2006

15 Dec 2006

Zurich - Appointments to Executive Board

14 Dec 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re completes acquisition of UK GE Life business

12 Dec 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re sigma study on securitization in insurance: new opportunities

11 Dec 2006

Mumbai - Swiss Re to acquire stake in TTK Healthcare Services in India

05 Dec 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re’s Economic Forum 2006

28 Nov 2006

Zurich - Advisory Panel discusses the global energy markets and geopolitics

13 Nov 2006

Zurich - Catastrophe mortality securitization for the benefit of AXA cessions

18 Oct 2006

New York - Swiss Re issues statement on WTC litigation

13 Oct 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re to acquire UK GE Life business for GBP 465m

03 Oct 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re appoints Roger Ferguson as Head of Financial Services

25 Sep 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re implements its efficiency gains from the Insurance Solutions

15 Sep 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re evaluates the sale of an interest in 30 St Mary Axe

08 Aug 2006

New York - Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re US chief economist

06 Aug 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re reports net income up 16% to CHF 1.6 billion for HY 2006

21 Jul 2006

Munich - Swiss Re appoints Thomas Witting as head of Business for Europe

12 Jul 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re sigma study on the worldwide insurance industry

11 Jul 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re captures efficiency gains from GE acquisition

29 Jun 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re completes sale of Fox-Pitt, Kelton

20 Jun 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re sigma study on Solvency II

19 Jun 2006

Zurich - Roger Ferguson to join as Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding

12 Jun 2006

Zurich - Acquisition of GE Insurance Solutions

07 Jun 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re obtains USD 950 million of natural catastrophe protection

11 May 2006

Zurich - NAIC advises on the Swiss Re USD 750 million Hybrid Securities

10 May 2006

Zurich - Over-allotment option for Swiss Re's global offering exercised

10 May 2006

New York - Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re US chief economist

10 May 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re prices successfully its rights and global offering

09 May 2006

Zurich - Shareholders subscribe for 50% of new shares in rights offering

04 May 2006

Zurich - Successfully places USD 2.0 bn equivalent of hybrid securities

27 Apr 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re announces the launch of its rights offerings

21 Apr 2006

Zurich - 142nd Swiss Re Annual General Meeting

21 Apr 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re equity funding for GE Insurance Solutions acquisition

11 Apr 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re’s embedded value increased 18% to CHF 20.1 billion in 2005

30 Mar 2006

Zurich - Study on non-life insurance: introducing the economic combined ratio

22 Mar 2006

Zurich - 2006 International ReSource Award for Sustainable Watershed Management

21 Mar 2006

Cape Town - Bruce Hodkinson to head Swiss Re's Africa business

06 Mar 2006

Beijing - China natural catastrophe insurance take-up

02 Mar 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re reports net income of CHF 1.5 billion

02 Mar 2006

Hong Kong - Swiss Re names Martyn Parker as Head Client Markets Asia-Pacific

27 Feb 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re's General Meeting approves creation of additional capital

24 Feb 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re sigma, catastrophe report 2005

23 Feb 2006

Taipei - Swiss Re appoints new Head of Life & Health in Taiwan

14 Feb 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re achieves 7% improvement in economic profit

10 Feb 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re to sell Fox-Pitt, Kelton

25 Jan 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re survey reveals top corporate risk concerns

23 Jan 2006

Zurich - Swiss Re completes EUR 252 million credit reinsurance securitisation

17 Jan 2006

Zurich, New York - The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

05 Jan 2006

Zurich - Sigma: M&A activity in life insurance expected to rise in coming years