Deals & Cases

Swiss Re to create fund for professional investors to access nat cat business managed by newly licensed asset manager

26 January 2021 – Swiss Re subsidiary Swiss Re Insurance-Linked Investment Management Ltd (SRILIM) has received authorization from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) as manager for collective assets. With this approval, SRILIM will manage a standalone fund company, 1863 Fund Ltd, which will allow investors a new avenue to access Swiss Re's natural catastrophe business.

Walder Wyss advised Swiss Re and SRILIM on the FINMA licensing process and on Swiss legal matters relating thereto.