swiss life holding ag


  • The Swiss Life Group is the largest life insurance company of Switzerland and one of Europe’s leading comprehensive life and pensions and financial services providers, with
    approximately CHF 255.7 bn of assets under management.

  • [18] France[edit] Swiss Life France specialises in personal insurance but also provides, through its Swiss Life Banque Privée subsidiary, asset management and insurance services
    combined with private banking for high net worth individuals.

  • [17] Switzerland[edit] Swiss Life Switzerland is a comprehensive life and pensions and financial service provider with the brands Swiss Life and Swiss Life Select, and is
    one of the leading providers with over one million insured persons.

  • [3] Formerly: Rentenanstalt; Company type: Aktiengesellschaft; Traded as: SIX: SLHN; Industry: Financial services; Founded: 21 November 1857, (166 years ago); Founder: Conrad
    Widmer; Headquarters: Zurich, Switzerland; Area served: Mostly Europe; Key people: Patrick Frost (CEO), Rolf Dörig (Chairman); Products: Life insurance, risk, pensions and other financial services, Asset management, Health insurance (France
    only); Revenue: CHF 19.841 bn (2023)[1]; ; Operating income: CHF 1.50 bn (2023)[1]; Net income: CHF 1.11 bn (2023)[1]; AUM: CHF 255.7 bn (2023)[1]; Total equity: CHF 8.3 bn (2023)[1]; Number of employees: 10,000 (FTE, 2023)[1]; ; Divisions:
    Swiss Life Switzerland, Swiss Life France, Swiss Life Germany, Swiss Life International, Swiss Life Asset Managers; Subsidiaries: Swiss Life Select Switzerland, Swiss Life Select Germany, Swiss Life Select Austria, Swiss Life Select Czech
    Republic, Livit AG (Switzerland), Tecis (Germany), HORBACH (Germany), Proventus (Germany), Chase de Vere (UK), BEOS (Germany) History Foundation and growth[edit] Conrad Widmer established the Schweizerische Rentenanstalt (“Swiss annuity institution”)
    in 1857 as the first life insurance company in Switzerland,[4] backed by guarantees from Schweizerische Kreditanstalt.

  • Germany[edit] The German branch of Swiss Life, founded in 1866, is based in Munich and offers private and corporate clients services in pensions saving and financial security.

  • [2] Swiss Life is one of the twenty companies listed under the Swiss Market Index, as SLHN.

  • [16] Corporate structure The Swiss Life Group reports by country.

  • In March 2016, the Swiss Life Group presented its first Corporate Responsibility Report[28][29] in accordance with the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI),
    as an integral part of the Annual Report 2015.

  • [19] In Germany, Swiss Life Asset Managers significantly strengthened its position in the market with the acquisition of the real estate asset management service provider
    Corpus Sireo in 2014.

  • The acquisition of Corpus Sireo, a German real estate asset management service provider, was completed in the summer of 2014,[15] and that of Mayfair Capital, a UK real estate
    investment management firm, in 2016.

  • [26][27] Swiss Life also jointly founded the Swiss Climate Foundation with eleven other companies in 2008.

  • International[edit] With locations in Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Hongkong and Singapore, Swiss Life International offers Private placement life insurance (a form
    of investment with an insurance wrapper) for high-net-worth individuals in Europe and Asia, and provides employee benefits for large corporate clients.

  • [5] Acquisitions and divestments[edit] In 2002, the company changed its name to Swiss Life for all its operations except in the Netherlands, where it remained under the old
    name Zwitser Leven (Dutch for “Swiss Life”); the Netherlands company was sold in 2007 to SNS Reaal together with the Belgium business.

  • [15] The real estate management company Livit AG is also a subsidiary of the Swiss Life Asset Management entity, along with London-based Mayfair Capital Investment which was
    acquired in 2016.

  • The financial advisors from Swiss Life Select Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia, and Chase de Vere in the UK also operate under the Swiss Life International umbrella.

  • [5] Prominent Zurich politician Alfred Escher was closely involved in the development of the cooperative, whose goal was to provide Swiss families with insurance against the
    uncertainties of life: the company’s board included representatives of most Swiss cantons.

  • [3] In 2018, Swiss Life Asset Managers acquired the German real estate company BEOS AG and in 2019 Fontavis, an investment manager for clean energy and infrastructure funds.

  • [3] In 2021, Swiss Life Asset Managers acquired the real estate business of Ness, Risan & Partners, a provider of real estate projects and funds in the Nordic region.

  • Beginning in 1894, it was one of the first insurance institutions to offer occupational insurance[clarification needed].

  • [13] On 3 December 2007, Swiss Life announced that it had launched a takeover bid for AWD Holding; on 13 March 2008, it succeeded in acquiring a total of 86.2% of AWD,[14]
    which became Swiss Life Select in 2013.


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