Germante Boncaldo - Head Business Development for Swiss Re

Germante Boncaldo – Head of Reinsurance Business Development at Swiss Re

Germante is currently Global Head of Business Development for Swiss Re, leading a team responsible for originating new reinsurance solutions for Life and Health and Property and Casualty primary companies throughout the world.

Prior to business development, Germante was the Chief Risk Officer for Swiss Re’s private equity group and a member of the management team and investment committee. Additional prior roles included evaluating market and credit risk of structures and exposures throughout the firm across different insurance lines and asset classes.

Germante began his finance career as an investment banker at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in corporate finance and M&A, originating, executing, and advising on financing and related transactions in the automotive and manufacturing industries. Followed by work in private equity and as a Credit Risk officer for Deutsche Bank before joining Swiss Re. Prior to finance, Germante was a product development engineer with General Motors.

Germante has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the GMI Engineering Institute, Michigan, a MBA from Cornell University, and is a CFA Charterholder.

Latest reviews by Germante Boncaldo
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Retirement Savings Gap and Life Insurance Strategies
The low interest rate years were challenging for people trying to save for retirement. Low rates made savings products and life insurance less appealing
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Life Insurers’ Exposures to Illiquid Assets Have Been Rising
While life insurers’ exposures to illiquid assets have been rising, it does not necessarily lead to unmeasured risks. Private and illiquid credit cannot be traded or sold
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Higher Interest Rates Improve the Outlook for Life Insurance
Higher interest rates improve the outlook for life insurers. Demand for savings-related products is surging, with US fixed annuity sales
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Global Life Insurance Industry in 2024 Undergoing Significant Evolution
The life insurance industry in 2024 looks very different to 15 years ago. Low interest rates from 2008 until the inflation surge after 2021 put huge strain on the traditional life
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Life Insurance & Retirement Savings. Forecast for the U.S. & Europe
The surge in interest rates to 15-year highs significantly improves the outlook for life and annuity insurance. The life insurance industry today looks very different to 15 years ago