The Swiss Life Group is one of Europe’s leading comprehensive life and pensions and financial solutions providers. In its core markets of Switzerland, France and Germany, Swiss Life offers individuals and corporations comprehensive and individual advice plus a broad range of own and partner products through its sales force and distribution partners such as brokers and banks.
Swiss Life Select, Tecis, Horbach, Proventus, Chase de Vere and Fincentrum advisors choose suitable products for customers from the market according to the Best Select approach. Swiss Life provides multinational corporations with employee benefits solutions and high net worth individuals with structured life and pensions products. Swiss Life Asset Managers offers institutional and private investors access to investment and asset management solutions.
For the 2021 financial year, Swiss Life paid a dividend to the shareholders of Swiss Life Holding Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “Swiss Life Holding”) of CHF 25.00 per registered share in April 2022. This payment amounted to CHF 764 million in total.
Share buyback programmes
As announced during the investor’s day on 25 November 2021, Swiss Life started a new CHF 1 billion share buyback programme in December 2021. By 31 December 2022, 1 403 881 shares had been purchased for CHF 739 million at an average price of CHF 525.80 per share, of which 1 335 881 shares for CHF 701 million in 2022 and 68 000 shares for CHF 38 million in 2021. The programme will be completed in May 2023.
Approval of financial statements
On 15 March 2023, the Board of Directors approved the annual financial statements and the financial report and authorised them for issue. The financial report, therefore, only reflects events up to that date.