Swiss Re AG (SRENH.S)
* Readies IPO for British ReAssure business but open to trade sale (Adds CFO comments, market reaction)
ZURICH, May 3 Swiss Re is pressing ahead with preparations to float its British closed book ReAssure business but remains open to a last-minute trade sale, finance chief John Dacey told reporters on a call after the Swiss reinsurer reported first-quarter results.
ZURICH, May 3 Reinsurer Swiss Re's first-quarter net profit fell 6.1 percent to $429 million as claims from large losses offset a 5.5 percent rise in net premiums, it said on Friday.
LONDON Liability claims related to the Ethiopian Airlines crash and the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft could be the largest non-war aviation reinsurance claim on record, hitting reinsurers' profitability, reinsurance broker Willis Re said.
LONDON, April 1 Liability claims related to the Ethiopian Airlines crash and the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft could be the largest non-war aviation reinsurance claim on record, hitting reinsurers' profitability, reinsurance broker Willis Re said.
ZURICH/BERLIN, March 19 The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening up 0.2 percent at 9,515 points on Tuesday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer .
* SWISS RE TO PROPOSE INCREASE IN REGULAR DIVIDEND TO CHF 5.60 PER SHARE AND A NEW SHARE BUY-BACK PROGRAMME Source text: https://bit.ly/2VYs6NG Further company coverage: (Reporting by Berlin Speed Desk)
Feb 21 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Thursday:
ZURICH, Feb 21 Swiss Re is on the lookout for acquisitions for its Corporate Solutions division, the reinsurer's finance chief told Reuters on Thursday.
* SWISS RE CFO SAYS AT THIS POINT IN TIME WE BELIEVE OUR BUSINESS WILL BE RELATIVELY UNAFFECTED BY BREXIT