07Jan08

Press release

Group

SCOR renews strategic alliance for medical malpractice business with the MDU in the United Kingdom

SCOR SE announces that it has renewed its successful business relationship with the Medical Defence Union Ltd. (MDU). MDU is the UK’s leading medical defence organisation and in the past was a joint venture partner of Converium AG of Switzerland, (today SCOR Switzerland Ltd.). SCOR has secured a ten year agreement, commencing on 1st April 2008, to provide professional indemnity insurance to the members of the MDU.

SCOR SE announces that it has renewed its successful business relationship with the Medical Defence Union Ltd. (MDU). MDU is the UK’s leading medical defence organisation and in the past was a joint venture partner of Converium AG of Switzerland, (today SCOR Switzerland Ltd.). SCOR has secured a ten year agreement, commencing on 1st April 2008, to provide professional indemnity insurance to the members of the MDU.
 
Denis Kessler, Chairman and CEO of SCOR, comments: "It is a great achievement for SCOR to be able to count on continued partnerships with successful organizations such as the MDU. The ongoing business relationship with such an important and highly valued client clearly proves SCOR’s ability to effectively consolidate SCOR and Converium, thereby taking advantage of capital management and diversification benefits for itself and its clients."
 
Dr. Michael Saunders, CEO of MDU, said: “The MDU is delighted that its successful relationship with Converium is now set to continue with SCOR and that our members will have the benefit of insurance supported by a major European reinsurance group.  We look forward to working with our new partners.” 

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Marie-Laurence Bouchon

Group Head of Communications

+33 (0)1 58 44 75 43

mbouchon@scor.com

 

Ian Kelly

Head of Investor Relations

+44 203 207 8561

ikelly@scor.com