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- Board of Directors to seek authorisation for a new public share buy-back programme consisting of two tranches of each up to
- 2018 Total Contribution to Economic
- Economic net worth (ENW) of
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Consistent with the established capital management priorities,
The Board of Directors will also propose to the AGM a public share buy-back programme, to be executed prior to the 2020 AGM and subject to the necessary regulatory approvals. The first tranche of up to
Election of Board members
The Articles of Association provide for an annual individual election of members of the Board of Directors and of the Chairman of the Board of Directors by the AGM. The Board of Directors proposes
* Raymond K.F. Ch'ien
The invitation to
Publication of the 2018 Annual Report
As in previous years,
Publication of the 2018 EVM information
The 2018 EVM financial information is integrated as a separate chapter in the 2018 Financial Report. In addition, a summary of significant EVM principles and a table of EVM sensitivities are available online at www.swissre.com/EVM2018. EVM is
The 2018 EVM information is included on pages 56 et seqq. in the 2018 Financial Report and is available at www.swissre.com/financialreport2018.
Compared to 2018, the Group SST ratio decreased from 269% to 251%. This was mainly driven by dividends paid and share buy-back programmes as well as unfavourable foreign exchange movements and only partly offset by positive contributions from underwriting activities.
Further information on
Publication of 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report
For the third time,
Key actions include innovative new re/insurance solutions helping its clients improve their risk resilience - ranging from major natural catastrophe covers in the US,
In addition to the Corporate Responsibility Report, the 2018 Annual Report includes a chapter on climate-related financial disclosures (TCFD). The TCFD information can be found on pages 174 et seqq. of the 2018 Financial Report.
Investors' and analysts' conference call
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