Swiss Re’s 145th Ordinary General Meeting on 13 March 2009: Proposals of Swiss Re’s Board of Directors to its shareholders

Swiss Re’s 145th Ordinary General Meeting on 13 March 2009: Proposals of Swiss Re’s Board of Directors to its shareholders
19 Feb 2009
Swiss Re announced today that it has sent out the invitation to shareholders for its 145th Ordinary General Meeting on Friday, 13 March 2009, in Zurich, Switzerland.
Swiss Re’s Board of Directors proposes […]

Swiss Re reports net loss of CHF 864 million for the full year 2008 - Strong underwriting performance offset by investment losses - Swiss Re determined to further de-risk asset portfolio, reinforce capital position

Swiss Re reports net loss of CHF 864 million for the full year 2008 - Strong underwriting performance offset by investment losses - Swiss Re determined to further de-risk asset portfolio, reinforce capital position
19 Feb 2009
Swiss Re reported a net loss for 2008 of CHF 864 million and a return on equity of -3.4%, […]

Swiss Re’s Board of Directors appoints Stefan Lippe as new Chief Executive Officer

Swiss Re’s Board of Directors appoints Stefan Lippe as new Chief Executive Officer
12 Feb 2009
Swiss Re’s Board of Directors announced today that it has accepted the resignation of Jacques Aigrain as Chief Executive Officer, and has appointed Stefan Lippe, currently Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, as his successor. Mr Aigrain will […]

Swiss Re announces preliminary and unaudited 2008 results - Warren Buffett to invest CHF 3 billion in Swiss Re via Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Swiss Re announces preliminary and unaudited 2008 results - Warren Buffett to invest CHF 3 billion in Swiss Re via Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
05 Feb 2009
Swiss Re Group announced today that it expects to report a net loss for the full year 2008 of approximately CHF 1 billion. Shareholders’ equity at 31 December 2008 is […]

Swiss Re’s Employer Stop Loss product offers US companies cost savings for self-funded health insurance plans

Swiss Re’s Employer Stop Loss product offers US companies cost savings for self-funded health insurance plans
28 Jan 2009
Swiss Re’s Employer Stop Loss insurance coverage is providing benefits to the growing number of companies interested in self-funding their employee health plans in the United States. The coverage enables employers to cap their liability and benefit […]

New report identifies hard landing for China, collapse in asset prices, gaps in global governance and climate change as key risks ahead

New report identifies hard landing for China, collapse in asset prices, gaps in global governance and climate change as key risks ahead
13 Jan 2009
A report released today by the World Economic Forum warns of challenging risks to the global economy in 2009. Global Risks 2009 identifies deteriorating fiscal positions, a hard landing in China, […]

Swiss Re issues Focus Report on Agricultural Insurance in China

Swiss Re issues Focus Report on Agricultural Insurance in China
Agricultural insurance plays an important role in stimulating investment in agriculture and in stabilising farmers’ income. In a Focus Report titled: Setting up sustainable agricultural insurance: the example of China, released today, Swiss Re suggests that China’s experience with agricultural insurance subsidies could point the way […]