How re/insurance works
The re/insurance industry plays a pivotal social and economic role by protecting people and businesses against risk.
Our role and our mission
We cost, price, structure and diversify risk
We receive up-front premiums
We invest until money is needed
We compensate for losses
Grow regular dividends with long-term earnings
Business growth where it makes sense
Our differentiating features
Our capital strength, deep client relationships and knowledge-led approach position Swiss Re well to face industry challenges and seize opportunities.
A risk knowledge company
We invest in research and development and technology to support our clients and differentiate ourselves from the competition.
A successful capital allocator
We use a knowledge-based approach to allocate capital to the most attractive risk pools and target an optimal portfolio of assets and liabilities.
Focused on performance
We aim to achieve our Group financial targets and deliver sustainable shareholder value.