Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd (RUKN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					              Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd (RUKN) - Financial and Strategic
                                 SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDFS33311FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: SEP 2012

          Mythenquai 50/60                                   Phone              +41 43 2852121                  Revenue          28,083 (million USD)
          Zurich, Zurich                                     Fax                +41 43 2852999                  Net Profit       2,626 (million USD)
          8022                                               Website            www.swissre.com                 Employees        10,935
          Switzerland                                        Exchange           RUKN [Virt-X]                   Industry         Financial Services

       Company Overview
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd (Swiss Re) is a reinsurance service provider. Swiss Re focuses on risk transfer, risk retention
       financing and asset management. The company offers reinsurance products and financial service solutions, which enable
       insurers, corporations, public sector and other partners to manage capital and risk challenges worldwide. It also offers insurance-
       based corporate finance solutions and services for comprehensive risk management. Swiss Re categorizes its business
       operations into four reportable segments, namely, Property & Casualty, Life & Health, Asset Management and Legacy.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, SWOT Analysis
         Walter B. Kielholz                  Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Raymond K. F. Ch’ien                Director
                                                                                      Diversified Business Operations Underperforming Life & Health
         John R. Coomber                     Director                                                                 Insurance segment
                                                                                      Strong Capital Position
         Rajna Gibson Brandon                Director
         Hans Ulrich Maerki                  Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Current Environment                    Sovereign Debt Crisis
       Share Data
                                                                                      Growth Prospects in Emerging Low Interest Rate Environment
         Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd
                                                                                      Markets
        Share Price (CHF) as on 17-Sep-                                62.70
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (CHF)                                                        7.49        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million CHF)                                      23,169
        Enterprise Value (million CHF)                                28,418
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     343
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Key Facts.................................................................................................................................... 4
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Key Employees ........................................................................................................................... 5
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Key Employee Biographies......................................................................................................... 6
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Key Operational Employees ....................................................................................................... 8
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................... 9
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - History ...................................................................................................................................... 10
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Company Statement ................................................................................................................. 13
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Locations And Subsidiaries ...................................................................................................... 15
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 17
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Business Description ................................................................................................................ 17
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Corporate Strategy ................................................................................................................... 19
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................ 20
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 20
          Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Strengths............................................................................................................................... 20
             Strength - Diversified Business Operations ............................................................................................................................... 20
             Strength - Strong Capital Position ............................................................................................................................................. 20
             Strength - Positive Returns ....................................................................................................................................................... 20
          Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Weaknesses ......................................................................................................................... 20
             Weakness - Underperforming Life & Health Insurance segment............................................................................................... 20
          Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Opportunities ......................................................................................................................... 21
             Opportunity - Current Environment ........................................................................................................................................... 21
             Opportunity - Growth Prospects in Emerging Markets .............................................................................................................. 21
             Opportunity - Business Divestments ......................................................................................................................................... 21
             Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Global Wealth Market .......................................................................................................... 21
          Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Threats .................................................................................................................................. 21
             Threat - Sovereign Debt Crisis .................................................................................................................................................. 21
             Threat - Low Interest Rate Environment.................................................................................................................................... 22
             Threat - Stiff Competition .......................................................................................................................................................... 22
       Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd - Key Competitors ....................................................................................................................... 23
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 24
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 24
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 24
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 26
       Financial
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd (Swiss Re) is a reinsurance service provider. Swiss Re focuses on risk transfer, risk retention financing and asset management. The company offers reinsurance products and financial service solutions, which enable insurers, corporations, public sector and other partners to manage capital and risk challenges worldwide. It also offers insurance-based corporate finance solutions and services for comprehensive risk management. Swiss Re categorizes its business operations into four reportable segments, namely, Property & Casualty, Life & Health, Asset Management and Legacy. The company offers its services globally across Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific and Americas. Swiss Re is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The strategic intent of Swiss Re is to enter Brazilian reinsurance market. In regards to this, the company launched Life & Health, Property & Casualty and its Facultative business product portfolio in Brazilian market.
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