Swiss Re AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides wholesale reinsurance, insurance, and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer worldwide.
The company operates through four segments: Property & Casualty Reinsurance, Life & Health Reinsurance, Corporate Solutions, and Life Capital. It underwrites property reinsurance, including credit and surety, engineering, aviation, marine, agriculture, and retakaful; casualty reinsurance, such as liability, motor, worker's compensation, personal accident, management and professional liability, cyber, footer, and share price, as well as life and health insurance products.
The company also offers standard insurance covers and customized products; and manages closed and open life and health insurance books. It serves stock and mutual insurance companies, public sector clients and governmental entities, mid-sized and large multinational corporations, and individuals.
Swiss Re AG was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.