As communicated earlier this year, Swiss Life has acquired CapitalLeben in Liechtenstein, a company specialising in structured life insurance solutions. The merger of CapitalLeben and Swiss Life (Liechtenstein) AG was finalised as at 1 October 2007. The two companies will henceforth operate under the Swiss Life name.
After the requisite authorisations had been obtained, Swiss Life took over CapitalLeben on 27 March 2007. The merger of CapitalLeben and Swiss Life (Liechtenstein) AG was finalised as at 1 October. In connection with the merger, Swiss Life (Liechtenstein) AG has assumed the contracts of CapitalLeben and now manages them under the Swiss Life brand. The company has client assets under management amounting to CHF 5.8 billion and employs a staff of 55. For the financial year 2007, a premium volume of approximately CHF 2.0 billion is expected.

As a result of this transaction, Swiss Life with its companies in Liechtenstein and Luxembourg is now one of the leading providers of pension planning for a clientele of international high net worth individuals. Its range of products and services comprises tailor-made concepts in the field of private placement life insurance and combines customised asset management with attractive pension solutions.


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The Swiss Life Group is one of Europe’s leading providers of pension and life insurance products. The Swiss Life Group offers individuals and companies comprehensive advice across a broad range of products via agents, brokers and banks in its domestic market, Switzerland, where it is market leader, and selected European markets. Multinational companies are serviced with tailor-made solutions by a network of partners in over 60 countries and regions. With Banca del Gottardo, the Swiss Life Group is also a provider of private banking services. The bank, with its head office in Lugano, has an extended national and international network and around CHF 36 billion in customer assets under management.

Swiss Life Holding, registered in Zurich, dates back to the Schweizerische Rentenanstalt founded in 1857. Shares of Swiss Life Holding are listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (SLHN). The Swiss Life Group employs a staff of around 9000.

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