The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units: Reinsurance, Corporate Solutions and iptiQ.
Swiss Re secures US$700m alternative capital from JP Morgan
- March 8
The stop-loss protection will run across the financial years 2023 to 2027 covering severe underwriting losses.
Swiss Re, Aon team up for parametric earthquake cover for Nepal hydropower project
- March 3
This is the first time that the IFC and other developmental agencies have agreed to finance a construction project backed by parametric insurance.
Confronting inflation to avoid playing catch up at renewals
- December 7
Insurers must anticipate higher rates and increasing retentions, and engage early to avoid missing out or paying a heavy price, says Swiss Re’s Mark Senkevics.
‘Hardening continuing into the coming renewal’: Swiss Re’s Paul Murray
- September 23
The reinsurer is withdrawing capacity from frequency-driven nat cat events and doubling down on ‘sweet spot’ high layers in Asia.
Swiss Re’s Victor Kuk on partnerships, claims and automation
- December 14
The head of P&C reinsurance for South-East Asia, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea, looks ahead to 2022.
Q&A: Swiss Re’s Even on parametric solutions, accountability
- November 24
Hong Kong-based analytics expert flags how AI can promote fairness and accountability in underwriting.
Swiss Re: Why sustainability and health should be shared priorities for (re)insurers
- November 15
Russell Higginbotham, Swiss Re's CEO Reinsurance Asia, discusses the impact of climate change for life and health (re)insurers in the region.
Swiss Re: Balance – and the best of both worlds: How insurers can make the most of digitalisation
- October 29
A hybrid approach between the human touch and the use of technology and data will be key for Asia personal lines growth.