10 Major shareholders

As of 31 December 2019, there was one shareholder with a participation exceeding the 3% threshold of Swiss Re Ltd’s share capital:


Number of shares

% of voting rights and share capital1

Creation of the obligation to notify


The percentage of voting rights is calculated at the date the obligation was created and notified.

BlackRock, Inc

17 108 297


27 May 2019

Further information in respect of major shareholders are detailed in “Group structure and shareholders” in the Group’s 2019 financial report.

In addition, Swiss Re Ltd held, as of 31 December 2019, directly and indirectly 36 749 762 (2018: 38 575 324) own shares, representing 11.22% (2018: 11.39%) of voting rights and share capital. Swiss Re Ltd cannot exercise the voting rights of own shares held.