Harris, Joanne
April 2005
Lawyer;4/4/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p8
Trade Publication
The article presents information on Swiss reinsurer firm Converium. The disasters from the latest natural calamities have cost Converium around $150 million. But the company says that the losses will not affect its capitalization and the outlook appears fair. The firm's senior legal counsel Andrew Deighton joined the company a year before its initial public offering (IPO) on the Swiss Stock Exchange in December 2001. He joined a team preparing the IPO, which ultimately split the Zurich reinsurance businesses into three parts--one apiece in Cologne and the United States, with the largest part in Zurich.


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