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Swiss Re Retakaful
Swiss Re is a leading and highly diversified global reinsurer. The company operates through offices in more than 25 countries. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss Re offers financial services products that enable risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. The company's traditional Reinsurance products and related services for property and casualty, as well as the life and health business are complemented by insurance-based corporate finance solutions and supplementary services for comprehensive risk management.
Swiss Re has recognised the increasingly important role that Islamic Reinsurance, or Retakaful, plays. In October 2009, as a sign of its clear commitment to Islamic insurance, Swiss Re opened a dedicated Retakaful operation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is extending its Family Retakaful solutions to Takaful operators worldwide, which have so far been available for the Middle East since 2006. In addition, it offers also General Retakaful solutions on a worldwide basis.
Clients can trust Swiss Re's solutions, backed by the company's global expertise, financial strength and Shariah (Islamic law) credibility. Swiss Re is committed to deploying its expertise and capacity to meet the needs of existing and new clients for Retakaful that is fully Shariah-compliant, while contributing to the growth of Takaful worldwide.