Swiss Reinsurance - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Swiss Reinsurance M&A Summary

Swiss Reinsurance has acquired 6 companies. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Swiss Reinsurance’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Guardian Financial Services for $2.5B. Swiss Reinsurance has acquired in 2 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (84%) and financial services (17%).

Swiss Reinsurance Business Overview

Where is Swiss Reinsurance headquartered?

Swiss Reinsurance is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

How many employees does Swiss Reinsurance have?

Swiss Reinsurance has 11,622 employees.

What sector is Swiss Reinsurance in?

Swiss Reinsurance is an insurance company.

When was Swiss Reinsurance founded?

Swiss Reinsurance was founded in 1863.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 1

Swiss Reinsurance Co., Ltd.

Mythenquai 50/60,
Zurich, 8022
Switzerland,
+41 43 285 2121
www.swissre.com

Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, generally known as Swiss Re, is a Swiss reinsurance company. It is the world’s second-largest reinsurer, after having acquired GE Insurance Solutions.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $4.4B $4.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Guardian Financial Services Ltd. 2016-01-06 2.5B GBP Add-on Acquisition
Lancashire, United Kingdom · www.guardianfs.co.uk
Sun Alliance Insurance (China) Ltd. 2015-05-21 109M GBP Divestiture
, China · www.rsagroup.com.cn
Aurora National Life Assurance Co. 2014-10-21 - Divestiture
Valencia, California · www.auroralife.com
Apollo Investments Ltd 2014-10-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Nairobi, Kenya
Swiss Reinsurance Co. Ltd. - CyberComp Business 2009-08-25 - Divestiture
Zurich, Switzerland
Global Asset Protection Services, LLC 2007-12-03 - Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois · www.xlgaps.com
TTK Healthcare TPA Pvt. Ltd. 2007-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Bengaluru, India · www.ttkhealthcareservices.com
Fox-Pitt Kelton Cochran Caronia Waller LLC 2006-02-10 - Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois · www.fpk.com
Sage Life Holdings of America, Inc. 2003-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
, United States
Underwriters Reinsurance Co. 2003-07-01 - Divestiture
Atlanta,, Georgia
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Ltd.    - IHC Risk Solutions LLC 2016-01-05 3
Zuerich, Switzerland · http://www.swissre.com/corporate_solutions/ Marlton, New Jersey · www.ihcrisksolutions.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Insurance 5 (83%) 1.9B (44%) 3 (60%) -
Financial Services 1 (17%) 2.5B (56%) 1 (20%) -
Business Services - - 1 (20%) -
Total 6 $4.4B 5 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 1.8B 4 -
  Illinois - - 2 -
  Connecticut 1 1.8B - -
  Georgia - - 1 -
  California - - 1 -
China 1 109M - -
India 1 - - -
Kenya 1 - - -
Switzerland - - 1 -
United Kingdom 1 2.5B - -
Domestic - - 1 (20%) -
Cross-border 6 (100%) 4.4B (100%) 4 (80%) -
Total 6 $4.4B 5 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $4.3B
$100M to $1B 1 $109M
TOTAL $4.4B
Largest Guardian Financial Services Ltd.
$2.5B (2016-01-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
33%
2 (33%)
Strategic(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
80%
4 (80%)

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