“The challenges of the first ten years demanded a great deal of flexibility and a willingness to meet new client needs with an aggressive application of the mandate.”

In Conversation (PDF)

Financial Highlights

New Business


policies (IP) and commitments in principle (ICP) were issued by SERV in 2017.

Earned Premiums


Proportion of SMEs in the Client Base


Management Report

SERV finishes its eleventh financial year once again with positive company earnings, which at CHF 69.8 million are only slightly below those of the previous year.

Management Report (PDF)

Commitment of SERV

The map shows the OECD country risk categories in the year under review as well as the commitment by SERV per country.

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Practical Examples

From a revolution in smart home technology to a beer filtration system in Mexico – two illustrative case studies tell of projects which SERV was able to support in financial year 2017.

Practical Examples (PDF)


We facilitate trade between the Swiss export sector and foreign business through insurance solutions covering economic and political risks. Our services support the competitiveness of Swiss exporters and banks, thus enhancing Switzerland’s position as a business location and helping to create and retain jobs in Switzerland. By facilitating foreign trade for Switzerland, we also contribute to the economic development of the involved countries.


Financial Report and Financial Statements

SERV achieved considerably higher premium income in 2017, in spite of falling new commitment, as well as a positive profit / loss on insurance. Income from premiums earned was increased from CHF 48.1 million in the previous year to CHF 64.1 million, in particular because of the conclusion of some major transactions.

Financial Report and Financial Statements (PDF)

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