News Archive 2011

Date News release

28 Dec 2011  

New York - Swiss Re acts as joint book runner on the Vecta I transaction

20 Dec 2011

Zurich - Insurance growth drivers and profitability in emerging markets

15 Dec 2011

Zurich - Preliminary catastrophe estimates for 2011

12 Dec 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re's Chief Executive Officer Stefan Lippe to retire in 2012

06 Dec 2011

Zurich - New sigma study explores product innovation in non-life insurance

06 Dec 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re provides estimate of its claims costs from Thailand flood

01 Dec 2011

London - Low interest rates, euro debt crisis negatively impact profitability

29 Nov 2011

London - Significant financial risk is most acute hazard for renewable energy

22 Nov 2011

Zurich - Delisting and squeeze-out of shares of Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd

15 Nov 2011

London - Swiss Re research highlights never ending circle of uncertainty

09 Nov 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re obtains USD 130 million in natural catastrophe protection

03 Nov 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re reports net income of USD 1.3 billion for 3Q 2011

24 Oct 2011

Toronto - Canadian pension funds and insurers should assess their risk exposure

20 Oct 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re places EUR 180 million of European windstorm risk

20 Oct 2011

Washington, DC - USAID-Swiss Re partnership targets hunger, natural disasters

03 Oct 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re proposes election of Robert Henrikson to its BoD

20 Sep 2011

New York - Breaking new ground with cholera protection

12 Sep 2011

Monte Carlo - Swiss Re well positioned to capture growth opportunities

09 Sep 2011

Zurich - Catastrophes cost the insurance industry USD 70 billion

06 Sep 2011

Zurich - Insurance-linked securities market poised for continued growth

01 Sep 2011

Zurich - Current approaches inadequate for assessing future longevity

31 Aug 2011

Zurich - New Swiss Re sigma study “State involvement in insurance markets"

30 Aug 2011

Norway - Challenges for the insurance business model

25 Aug 2011

Sao Paulo - Swiss Re applies for local reinsurance registration in Brazil

09 Aug 2011

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

05 Aug 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re transfers USD 180 million of extreme mortality risk

04 Aug 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re reports net profit of USD 960 million for the second quarter

04 Aug 2011

Zurich - SIX grants SRZ exemption from various disclosure requirements

06 Jul 2011

Zurich - World insurance in 2010

04 Jul 2011

Zurich - More property damage from drought-induced soil subsidence in Europe

22 Jun 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re’s leadership structure brought into line with legal set-up

15 Jun 2011

New York - J Eric Smith to head Swiss Re Americas

10 Jun 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re partners with Oxfam America and the World Food Programme

09 Jun 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re announces that it holds more than 98% of SRZ shares

08 Jun 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re announces that 97.9% of shares were tendered

01 Jun 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re to acquire selected life insurance business from Alico

18 May 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re Ltd declares exchange offer successful

05 May 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re reports loss of USD 665 million for the first quarter 2011

15 Apr 2011

Zurich - Shareholders approve all resolutions at 147th Annual General Meeting

07 Apr 2011

Sao Paulo - Swiss Re, IFC complete capitalization of UBF Seguros; CEO appointed

05 Apr 2011

Tokyo - SR International SE Japan Branch receives non-life insurance licence

29 Mar 2011

Zurich - Sigma study on natural catastrophes and man-made disasters losses 2010

24 Mar 2011

Zurich - Kyrgyz project wins 2011 International ReSource Award

24 Mar 2011

Zurich - Proposals for shareholder approval at next Annual General Meeting

21 Mar 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re estimates its claims costs from Japan earthquake and tsunami

14 Mar 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re remains committed to Japan market after quake

07 Mar 2011

Zurich - New Market Executive, Managing Director for Swiss Re Italy

02 Mar 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re provides provisional estimate of Christchurch claims cost

21 Feb 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re obtains USD 305m in natcat protection

17 Feb 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re reports strong 2010 results

27 Jan 2011

Zurich - Public-private solutions for disaster risk relief

26 Jan 2011

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

13 Jan 2011

Hong Kong - Global insurance industry led by double-digit growth in emerging Asia

07 Jan 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re places EUR 75 m of French windstorm risk through Green Fields

04 Jan 2011

Zurich - Swiss Re obtains USD 170m in protection through Successor X cat bond