Our core business

1500 employees work for Swiss Life Asset Managers in Europe. They provide services and develop tailored investment strategies for our own insurance companies as well as for third-party clients, such as pension funds, investment foundations, asset managers and private clients.

Successful risk management for a strong foundation

We have 160 years of successful experience in risk management. We have experienced various economic cycles and a number of financial crises. Our ability to adapt and the fact that our strategies always have a long-term focus make us a reliable partner for our clients. Our risk-aware investment policy is shaped by our insurance background. We seek stable and long-term returns, making a decisive contribution to our clients’ ability to make solid, long-term plans with self-determination and confidence.

A journey through the history of Swiss Life Asset Managers

Swiss Life Asset Managers at a glance

(All figures at 30 June 2017 unless stated otherwise)

Assets under Management
(in CHF bn)
Insurance Asset Management 155,5
Third-Party Asset Management 54,3
Total 209,8
Net new assets from third-party clients
(in CHF bn)
1.1.2017–30.06.2017 3,3
Assets under Management*
breakdown by asset classes
Bonds 59%
Real estate 22%
Equities 9%
Mortgages 4%
Alternative investments 1%
Others 1%
* Total AuM insurance Mandates and third-party clients