CAPITAL BASE  Swiss Life has emerged from the financial crisis in good shape and has a solid capital base. Liabilities from insurance operations went up 8% to CHF 123 billion. Equity attributable to Swiss Life Group’s shareholders stood at CHF 7.2 billion on 31 December 2009, up 9% on the previous year’s level of CHF 6.6 billion. The Group solvency ratio on an IFRS basis increased to 164% at year end, up from 158% in 2008. The statutory solvency ratio climbed to 190% (2008: 176%) and the assets controlled by the Swiss Life Group came to CHF 148 billion (+10%).