Swiss Re to Host NY Conference on ART Market

September 16, 2002

Swiss Re announced that it will host a conference on the Alternative Risk Transfer market, “ART Solutions in a time of capacity shortage,” from 8:30 am to 10:30 am, Thursday, September 19, at the Park Avenue Plaza, located at 55 East 52nd Street, on the 44th floor.

“The conference will concentrate on recent changes in the insurance market and how the Alternative Risk Transfer market is responding to those changes,” said the company’s bulletin. It will also focus on “the new capacity in Bermuda and the non-life insurance market in a time of capacity shortage.”

Swiss Re announced that featured panelists and speakers include Jacques Aigrain, head of Swiss Re’s Financial Services Business Group; Fernando Gentil, head of Structured Finance, Risk Solutions; Hans Zimmermann, co-head of Risk Underwriting, Risk Solutions; Gary Ransom, Financial Services Strategist, Fox-Pitt, Kelton and Kurt Karl, head of Economic Research and Consulting, North America.

Further information can be obtained from Michael McNamara, 212/317-5663 – e-mail, ; or Alayna Tagariello, 646/319-5474 – e-mail

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