GWP less treaty (2001): £273m

SR International Business Insurance Company

Address: 71-77 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3A 3DE

Tel: 020 7623 3456
Fax: 020 7929 4282

History: Swiss Re UK was established in 1969 after the Swiss Re Group sold the majority shareholding in M&G Re it

had held since 1917.

The company underwrites across a broad range of insurance classes covering property, casualty, engineering, marine and

aviation risks.

The holding company for Swiss Re's extensive operations in the UK is Swiss Re GB. As far as non-life business is

concerned, Swiss Re GB has three key subsidiaries:

  • Treaty and facultative reinsurance cover is handled by Swiss Reinsurance Company UK Ltd.
  • Participations in the primary insurance of large and/or complex risks are underwritten by a specialist carrier, SR
  • International Business Insurance Company.

  • Mercantile & General Reinsurance Company deals with the run-off of discontinued Swiss Re Group connections as well as
  • with the run-off of third party portfolios.

    Main lines of business: Property, casualty, marine and aviation.