Our story in Switzerland
Supporting Swiss insurance industry for over 70 years.
Lloyd’s Underwriters were granted authorisation to commence operations in Switzerland from 1 January 1948, as per resolution of 31 October 1947 of the Swiss Federal Council.
Lloyd’s Underwriters are represented under Swiss law, for their entire Swiss business, by an appointed General Representative for Switzerland and are under the supervision of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA. In addition, the provisions concerning the supervision of private insurance companies are applied accordingly.
Lloyd’s is currently not licensed to underwrite the following classes of business in Switzerland: Life, Sickness and Legal Expenses.
Lloyd’s in Switzerland works closely with a distribution network of, currently, 90 Lloyd’s intermediaries. These intermediaries are subject to the supervision of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA.
Our customers are the businesses and entrepreneurs who drive and serve the Swiss economy and they come to Lloyd’s to access the scale, diversity and financial strength of our specialist insurance and reinsurance market.
Lloyd’s provides tailored insurance and reinsurance solutions for a variety of Swiss risks including professional liability, general liability, accident, cyber threats, event cancellation, fine art, jewellers’ block, classic cars, property, transport and political risks.
The depth of expertise and breadth of products sets the Lloyd’s market apart. Customers have access to the combined scale, expertise and capacity of an entire market, not just a single insurance company.
As our world is reshaped by economic, environmental, geopolitical and technological shifts, the breadth, depth and responsiveness of the Lloyd’s market gives Swiss businesses the confidence to move forward in the face of uncertainty.
Please note that the Lloyd’s Office in Switzerland does not produce insurance contracts, calculate tariffs or perform any function relating to the final placing of a risk; this is the sole responsibility of the authorised intermediary and the Lloyd’s Broker in London respectively. Assureds contacting the Lloyd’s Office in Switzerland for such matters will be redirected to authorised intermediaries.
Our work in the community
The Lloyd’s market champions diversity and is leading the field in encouraging open, inclusive cultures across our industry.
Our solutions in Switzerland
Lloyd’s Underwriters are licensed to write non-life insurance and reinsurance throughout Switzerland and offer tailored solutions in over 60 lines of insurance and reinsurance.
* Lloyd's Underwriters in Switzerland are not licensed for; life, sickness and legal expenses.
- Accident & Health
- Agriculture & Hail
- Difference in Conditions
- Directors & Officers
- Employers Liability
- Extended Warranty
- Financial Institutions
- Fine Art
- Livestock & Bloodstock
- Medical Expenses
- Medical Malpractice
- General Liability
- Political Risks, Credit & Financial Guarantee
- Power Generation
- Professional Indemnity
Our business in Switzerland
Lloyd’s is a major provider of various coverages in Switzerland.
Marine, Aviation and Transport
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The Lloyd’s team in Switzerland plays an important role in the promotion and management of Lloyd’s brand as well as the regulatory and compliance requirements for Lloyd’s in the Swiss market.
Please note: The Lloyd's Swiss office does not underwrite, quote or issue insurance policies. If you have a question about your Lloyd’s policy, please contact your insurance broker.
How to get to us using public transport
From the airport:
Take the train S 16 in the direction of „Herrliberg-Feldmeilen”. Exit at „Stadelhofen”. Other connections may be used; however you will need to change trains at the main train station „Zürich Hauptbahnhof”.
From the main train station:
Take the tram line 4 in the direction of „Bahnhof Tiefenbrunnen”. Exit at „Opernhaus”. Or take the tram line 11 in the direction of „Rehalp”. Exit at „Bahnhof Stadelhofen”. Other connections may be used; however you will need to change trams.