Swiss Re estimates its fourth quarter 2018 claims burden from large natural catastrophes at USD 1.0 billion; large man-made losses caused additional USD 0.3 billion of claims

15 January 2019 Swiss Re

• Swiss Re estimates its preliminary combined claims burden from recent natural catastrophes booked in Q4 2018 at approximately USD 1.0 billion, net of retrocession and before tax
• In addition, large man-made events are expected to lead to a pre-tax claims burden of approximately USD 0.3 billion in Q4 2018
• Swiss Re expects a pre-tax combined claims burden from natural catastrophes and large man-made disasters of USD 2.9 billion for the full year 2018

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