Segment Reporting — Swiss Life reports its insurance business by country and also discloses separately the results of its cross-border segments Insurance Other, AWD and Investment  Management. In 2009 Swiss Life generated an overall segment profit of CHF 632 million (2008: loss of CHF 726 million), to which Insurance Switzerland – at CHF 467 million – made the greatest contribution.

Swiss Life emerged from the financial crisis in good shape to present solid results for the 2009 financial year. The company posted a profit of CHF 467 million in its home country Switzerland, CHF 159 million in France and CHF 92 million in Germany. The Investment Management segment contributed CHF 77 million to the overall segment profit, whereas Insurance Other and AWD reported losses of CHF 43 million and CHF 92 million, respectively. Gross written premiums, policy fees and deposits received for all segments increased from CHF 18.5 billion to CHF 20.2 billion.