Business Report 2016

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Resilience in action

Expanding horizons

Technology promises to transform our entire industry. Read how this more than 150-year old company is responding in order to create a more resilient future.

Expanding horizons: digitising insurance

Key information

Good 2016 results were supported by a continued solid underwriting performance.

Net income


3 558

USD millions

Shareholders’ equity


35 634

USD millions

Proposed regular dividend



CHF per share for 2016

Resilience in action

Rural and urban resilience

A new parametric insurance programme for China has the potential to transform the way public authorities prepare for disasters.

Rural and urban resilience in China

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Resilience in action

New health challenges

Swiss Re is closing health gaps in an ageing world and contributing to the prevention of global health crises.

New health challenges, new solutions