GWP less treaty: £420m

Address:
71-77 Leadenhall Street
London EC3A 3DE

Telephone: 020 7623 3456

Fax: 020 7929 4282

Email: Paul_Martin@swissre.com

Website:

Year established: 1969

Major shareholders: The ultimate parent of Swiss Reinsurance Company UK Ltd is Swiss Reinsurance Company, which is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange. There are no external shareholders in Swiss Reinsurance Company UK Ltd.

Number of UK offices: Offices at the London Underwriting Centre.

Number of UK employees (2002): 157

GWP less treaty: £420m

Address:
71-77 Leadenhall Street
London EC3A 3DE

Telephone: 020 7623 3456

Fax: 020 7929 4282

Email: Paul_Martin@swissre.com

Website:

Year established: 1969

Major shareholders: The ultimate parent of Swiss Reinsurance Company UK Ltd is Swiss Reinsurance Company, which is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange. There are no external shareholders in Swiss Reinsurance Company UK Ltd.

Number of UK offices: Offices at the London Underwriting Centre.

Number of UK employees (2002): 157

Main lines of business: Most classes of property and liability business in commercial and personal lines for the UK and Irish markets: marine; engineering; proportional and non-proportional reinsurance of Lloyd's entities.

Subsidiaries: SR International Business Insurance Company Limited; Palatine Insurance Company Ltd

Company history: The Swiss Reinsurance Company was founded in 1863 in Zurich. Today, the Swiss Re Group is one of the world's leading and financially strongest reinsurers, with some 9,500 employees and gross premiums in 2000 of SFr26.1bn (£11.9bn). Swiss Re conducts business from over 70 offices in more than 30 countries.

Chief officer: Ruurd de Fluiter, chief executive.