News Archive 2009

Date News release

16 Dec 2009  

Zurich - The challenges and opportunities in commercial liability insurance

15 Dec 2009

London - Swiss Re announces first public-private longevity transaction

15 Dec 2009

North America - Fed rate action commentary from Swiss Re chief US economist

14 Dec 2009

Copenhagen, Zurich - Practical implementation of climate adaptation measures

10 Dec 2009

London - Definitions for protection products and services

08 Dec 2009

Zurich - Swiss Re hosts Investors’ Day in Zurich

03 Dec 2009

London - UK life insurers should engage better with consumers

03 Dec 2009

Zurich - Swiss Re obtains USD 150 million of natural catastrophe protection

01 Dec 2009

London - Global insurance review 2009

30 Nov 2009

London - Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters 2009

24 Nov 2009

Zurich - Risk protection through new Vita Capital programme

04 Nov 2009

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

03 Nov 2009

Zurich - Net income of CHF 334 million for the third quarter of 2009

23 Oct 2009

Munich - Swiss Re heads to Baden-Baden

08 Oct 2009

Kuala Lumpur - Swiss Re acquires Retakaful licence

02 Oct 2009

Zurich - Diener & Diener Architekten win commission

29 Sep 2009

New York - New Swiss Re Focus report explores agricultural risks in Brazil

25 Sep 2009

New York - Joint risk initiative in Tigray, Ethiopia

14 Sep 2009

Zurich - Climate change risks could cost developing countries

07 Sep 2009

Zurich - Use of indices in insurance-linked securities

07 Sep 2009

Zurich - Swiss Re at Monte Carlo 2009

25 Aug 2009

Finland - New forms of public-private partnership

12 Aug 2009

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

10 Aug 2009

Beijing - Swiss Re promotes CRESTA’s new zoning

05 Aug 2009

Zurich - Significant progress made in de-risking the Legacy portfolio

31 Jul 2009

Hong Kong - Innovative solution to tackle agricultural catastrophe risks in China

29 Jul 2009

New York - Swiss Re transfers USD 200 million hurricane risk

01 Jul 2009

Hong Kong - Swiss Re appoints Adelyn Chen as CFO for Asia

30 Jun 2009

Zurich - Sigma study reveals falling life premiums in industrialised countries

24 Jun 2009

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

15 Jun 2009

Asia Pacific - New Asia-Pacific survey finds SMEs still willing to take risks

12 Jun 2009

New York - USD 100 million natural catastrophe risk for ACE

09 Jun 2009

New York - Swiss Re enters Lead Umbrella marketplace in the US

28 May 2009

London - Increased sales of whole life and individual income protection

19 May 2009

Zurich - (Re)insurers can increase capital efficiency under Solvency II

07 May 2009

Zurich - Reports net profit of CHF 150 million for first quarter of 2009

29 Apr 2009

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

23 Apr 2009

London - Modest growth in UK group death benefits and income protection

02 Apr 2009

Zurich - Swiss Re appoints Agostino Galvagni as Chief Operating Officer

20 Mar 2009

Zurich - 2009 International ReSource Award for Sustainable Watershed Management

17 Mar 2009

Zurich - Sigma study: 2008 one of the worst years for catastrophe losses

13 Mar 2009

Zurich - Terms of the convertible perpetual capital instrument

13 Mar 2009

Zurich - The 145th Annual General Meeting

09 Mar 2009

Zurich - Peter Forstmoser to resign from the Board of Directors

04 Mar 2009

Zurich - Kaspar Villiger resigns as a member of Swiss Re’s Board of Directors

25 Feb 2009

Paris - Governments should boost efforts to improve risk management, says OECD

24 Feb 2009

Zurich - Swiss Re’s new sigma study explores scenario planning for insurers

19 Feb 2009

Zurich - Swiss Re reports net loss of CHF 864 million for the full year 2008

19 Feb 2009

Zurich - 145th Ordinary General Meeting on 13 March 2009

12 Feb 2009

Zurich - Board of Directors appoints Stefan Lippe as new Chief Executive Office

05 Feb 2009

Zurich - Swiss Re announces preliminary and unaudited 2008 results

28 Jan 2009

Overland Park - Swiss Re’s Employer Stop Loss product offers US companies cost savings

13 Jan 2009

Zurich - New report identifies hard landing for China

08 Jan 2009

Zurich - Swiss Re issues Focus Report on Agricultural Insurance in China