News Archive 2012

Date News release

19 Dec 2012  

Zurich - Preliminary catastrophe estimates for 2012

13 Dec 2012

Hong Kong - Over 65% think that health insurance is essential for protection

12 Dec 2012

New York - US housing recovery continues to strengthen

11 Dec 2012

Zurich - New Swiss Re study forecasts improvements in the global economy

10 Dec 2012

London - Swiss Re announces GBP 800m longevity insurance cover for LV=

28 Nov 2012

Hong Kong - Health Protection Gap in the Asia-Pacific region

28 Nov 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re to invest USD 500 million in infrastructure debt

26 Nov 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re estimates its claims burden from Hurricane Sandy

21 Nov 2012

Zurich - sigma study takes a fresh look at insurance accounting practices

08 Nov 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re reports very strong net income of USD 2.2 billion

06 Nov 2012

New York - Swiss Re places first bonds to combine natcat and mortality risks

24 Oct 2012

New York - US housing recovery continues to strengthen

19 Oct 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re appoints two new members to the Group Executive Committee

17 Oct 2012

Zurich - New sigma study shows insuring ever-evolving commercial risks

05 Oct 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re's CIO David Blumer decides to leave the company

28 Sep 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re proposes election of Mary Francis to its Board of Directors

24 Sep 2012

Zurich - The scale of longevity risk is too vast for insurers alone

19 Sep 2012

Zurich - Corporate Solutions is Official Insurance Provider of Solar Impulse

19 Sep 2012

Munich - European Insurance Report 2012

13 Sep 2012

New York - Improving growth prospects should lift long-term rates by year-end

10 Sep 2012

Zurich - Latest sigma study explores how interest rates affect insurers

10 Sep 2012

Monte Carlo - Swiss Re expects re/insurance prices to increase moderately

06 Sep 2012

Zurich - Cost of floods has more than doubled in the last 10 years

05 Sep 2012

New York - Americans underinsured by USD 20 trillion

05 Sep 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re completes the sale of its Admin Re® US business

28 Aug 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re Corporate Solutions opens office in the Netherlands

27 Aug 2012

Zurich - New Swiss Re publication insights future of Italy's insurance market

15 Aug 2012

New York - Philip K. Ryan appointed Chairman of SR America Holding Corp

09 Aug 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re reports net income of USD 83 million

01 Aug 2012

New York - Growth should strengthen again in the second half of the year

31 Jul 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re obtains USD 275 million of extreme mortality protection

03 Jul 2012

Sao Paulo - Swiss Re now operates as a Local Reinsurer in Brazil under new leader

27 Jun 2012

Zurich - sigma study on world insurance in 2011

20 Jun 2012

New York - Long-term rates should rise by year-end

11 Jun 2012

London - Swiss Re's Term and Health Watch 2012

05 Jun 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re Corporate Solutions New Head of Asia Pacific

31 May 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re sells US Admin Re® company (REALIC) to Jackson National Life

24 May 2012

London - Swiss Re announces GBP 1.4 billion longevity insurance cover

15 May 2012

New York - Margo Black to join Swiss Re

11 May 2012

New York - Alejandro Padilla to join Swiss Re

07 May 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re obtains USD 400 million in natural catastrophe protection

04 May 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re reports first-quarter Group net income of USD 1.1 billion

03 May 2012

Armonk - Farmers Exchanges announce $500 million surplus note facility

30 Apr 2012

United States of America - State of the art automated underwriting tool is unveiled at AHOU

25 Apr 2012

New York - Long-term rates should rise by year-end

24 Apr 2012

London - Swiss Re's annual Group Watch report shows positive growth in the UK

17 Apr 2012

London - Swiss Re reiterates Group targets at London Investors' Day

13 Apr 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re shareholders approve proposed resolutions

05 Apr 2012

Zurich - USD 240 million of insurance-linked securities on behalf of Allianz SE

02 Apr 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re Corporate Solutions to operate in Dubai

28 Mar 2012

Zurich - sigma on natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2011

26 Mar 2012

New York - First catastrophe bond to combine the risks of two reinsured parties

16 Mar 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re announces proposals for shareholder approval

13 Mar 2012

New York - Fed forecasts should help calm markets in 2012

06 Mar 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is expanding its Marine insurance

23 Feb 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re reports strong net income of USD 2.6 billion for 2011

07 Feb 2012

Zurich - Understanding profitability in life insurance

19 Jan 2012

Zurich - Swiss Re's BoD appoints Michel M. Liès as new Group CEO

17 Jan 2012

Zurich - Report reveals low earthquake insurance penetration globally