Helvetia was founded in 1858 and is one of the oldest reinsurers in the world. We stand for reliable insurance and reinsurance services and are one of the three founding companies of the Swiss Reinsurance Company in Zurich who signed its first reinsurance contract ever with Helvetia in 1863.
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Helvetia is a Swiss-based insurance and reinsurance group offering high-quality security and is registered with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). The registered shares of Helvetia Holding are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange AG under the symbol HELN.

Helvetia Group has grown from a number of Swiss and foreign insurance companies into a successful international insurance group.

Alongside its home market of Switzerland, Helvetia‘s core geographic markets also include Germany, Italy, Austria and Spain, which form the Europe segment. With its Specialty Markets area, Helvetia not only has a local presence in Switzerland, France and the Principality of Liechtenstein, but also in Miami for Latin America as well as in Singapore and Malaysia. The Active Reinsurance Division is also assigned to this market area and operates worldwide. Helvetia attaches great importance to practical geographic diversification and a good balance between the profitable non-life business, the growing life and pension business and the promising international Specialty business. The Group is headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Helvetia is active in the life, non-life and reinsurance business. 6,829 employees provide services to more than 5.0 million customers. With a business volume of CHF 9,454.1 million, Helvetia achieved IFRS earnings of CHF 538.1 million in the 2019 financial year.

Helvetia aims to use its stable business portfolio as the foundation for substantially expanding its position in the preferred markets. With its strategy, Helvetia is building on its strengths and becoming more digital, more agile and more valuable.