AIG Europe S.A.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization with roots that trace back to 1919. As a leader in commercial and personal insurance solutions, we are one of the world’s most far-reaching property casualty networks, offering a broad range of products, including Liability, Financial Lines, Property, Global Specialty, Crop Risk Services, Personal Lines and Accident and Health in approximately 70 countries and jurisdictions.
We have been active in Switzerland since opening of the Swiss branch of one of our predecessor companies back in 1957. Today we are part of AIG Europe S.A. which is headquartered in Luxembourg and compromise the AIG operations in the EMEA region. We are specialized in insurance products for local businesses and multinational corporations as well as specific professionals’ groups, such as lawyers, financial advisors, IT specialists, insurance brokers, etc. AIG develops insurance solutions which are tailor-made to the needs of the respective industries or customer groups.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across nine dedicated lines of business and six regional hubs. Our customers look to AGCS for smart solutions and global programs to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.
Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in more than 30 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing more than 4,200 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2022, AGCS generated a total of €11,2 billion gross premium globally.
AXA XL is the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA. With a shared culture of service, partnership, operational excellence and innovation, we look forward to bringing further value and partnership to our clients and brokers.
Our teams are experts in Property, Casualty, Professional and Financial Lines and Specialty re/insurance for the world’s most complex risks. We partner with those who move the world forward. To learn more, visit www.axaxl.com.
Beazley is a global specialist insurer, that enables its clients to explore new ventures, create innovative solutions and build a stronger tomorrow. It strives to do the right thing rather than the easy thing, and puts being a sustainable business at the heart of everything it does, to help shape a brighter future for our people, partners and planet. In a world fast becoming head-scratchingly complex, it relishes a challenge and is seen as the insurance industry’s go to problem solvers, seeing every risk as an opportunity to do things differently.
Chubb is the world’s largest listed industrial insurer. With its own branches in 54 countries and long-term cooperation partners, Chubb offers industrial and personal insurance to a wide range of customers worldwide. The parent company Chubb Limited, headquartered in Zurich, employs 33,000 people worldwide and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is included in the S&P 500 share index. In Switzerland, Chubb Insurance (Switzerland) Ltd, a subsidiary of Chubb Limited, currently employs 100 people. Chubb Insurance (Switzerland) Ltd is domiciled in Zurich and has an AA rating from Standard & Poor’s. Tailor-made solutions in property, liability, transport, cyber and environmental insurance, financial lines and personal and accident insurance cover the needs of companies and organisations of all sizes.
Corvus Insurance is the leading provider of commercial insurance products built on advanced data science, with an AI-driven approach to empowering brokers and policyholders to better predict and prevent loss.
Smart Commercial Insurance® products include Cyber, Technology E&O, Ocean Cargo, and more. Corvus was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with offices across the US and in London, UK and Frankfurt, DE.
DUAL Group is one of the world’s largest global underwriting agencies. It provides specialist insurance solutions by connecting capacity providers to new geographic markets and segments and brokers with new insurance markets. DUAL is the underwriting arm of Howden Group Holdings with USD 3.2 billion GWP operating from 19 countries. DUAL Swiss is a Swiss MGA (Managing General Agent) with a coverholder accreditation in Lloyd’s London, the world’s largest insurance market.
DUAL Swiss offers a wide range of insurance products, particularly in the areas of Directors and Officers liability (D&O), financial loss liability for Financial Services providers, professional liability, cyber and fidelity insurance.
Allianz Trade is the global leader in trade credit insurance and a recognized specialist in the areas of surety, collections, fidelity insurance incl. e-crime. Our proprietary intelligence network analyses daily changes in +80 million corporates solvency. We give companies the confidence to trade by securing their payments. We compensate your company in the event of a bad debt, but more importantly, we help you avoid bad debt in the first place. Whenever we provide trade credit insurance or other finance solutions, our priority is predictive protection. But, when the unexpected arrives, our AA credit rating means we have the resources, backed by Allianz to provide compensation to maintain your business. Headquartered in Paris, Allianz Trade is present in 52 countries with 5,500 employees. In 2021, our consolidated turnover was € 2.9 billion and insured global business transactions represented € 931 billion in exposure.
In Switzerland, around 50 people work at the headquarters in Wallisellen and the other locations in Lausanne and Lugano. For further information: www.allianz-trade.ch, LinkedIn or Twitter @allianztrade.
HDI Global SE
As an industrial insurer, HDI Global SE (HDI) meets the needs of mid-sized companies, industrial enterprises and corporate groups for tailored insurance solutions. In addition to its outstanding presence in the German and European insurance market, the company is active in more than 175 countries through foreign branches, subsidiaries, affiliates as well as network partners. This enables HDI to serve international clients with local policies to ensure and provide the defined service and worldwide insurance cover for all included risks.
HDI Global SE is part of the industrial insurance division of the Talanx Group. The division generated a gross premium volume of around EUR 8.9 billion in 2022 with approximately 4,500 employees.
Zurich Insurance Group
Zurich Switzerland handles the life and general insurance business of Zurich Insurance Group in Switzerland. As a company with a long tradition and deep roots in Switzerland, we place a high priority on the national traits of precision, reliability and security. Our core business is risk management. Whether we are working with private individuals, SMEs or corporations with global operations, we help our customers understand their risks – and protect them with comprehensive solutions.
Zurich is one of Switzerland’s largest insurance companies. Zurich Insurance Group operates worldwide, employing a workforce with about 55,000 employees in over 210 countries and territories.
Tokio Marine HCC
Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group conducting business in approximately 180 countries and underwriting more than 100 classes of specialty insurance. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the company is comprised of highly entrepreneurial teams equipped to underwrite special situations, companies and individuals, acting independently to deliver effective solutions. Our products and capabilities set the standard for the industry, as many of our approximately 3,600 employees are industry-leading experts.
Tokio Marine HCC is rated A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s, A++ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and AA- (Very Strong) by Fitch Ratings. Tokio Marine HCC is part of Tokio Marine, a leading global insurance group with a market capitalisation of approx. USD 43 billion (December 31, 2021).
On the digital platform HZ Insurance, we publish informative articles and background reports on the regulatory framework, markets, customer segments and market developments, trends, new products and financial markets. We produce the HZ Insurance Newsletter Daily (also with international news) as well as the weekly HZ Insurance Premium Newsletter. In addition, we are editorially responsible for various print products of the business media and organise two major professional events per year: the HZ Insurance Forum and the Innovation Award of the Swiss Insurance Industry.
PHi deals with national and international developments in the area of third party liability. In six issues per year, PHi offers scientific and practice-oriented articles by well-known international authors on developments in product liability law, financial lines and other industry-relevant liability areas and their insurance; analyses of trends in liability law and liability insurance; reporting of important liability cases and documentation of relevant new laws and legislative initiatives from all over the world; reports on key events, book reviews, short reports and much more.
As an independent governance & compliance knowledge platform, we have a clear mandate: expertise online for you as a board member, managing director, supervisory board member, foundation board member, compliance officer or internal/external consultant. We provide you with objective expertise, contributed by experts and our INARA partner companies – namely up-to-date information on relevant business, legal, tax, real estate and IT topics.
Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines AG (HSFL) is an independent, partner-led insurance broker specialized in Financial Lines with headquarters in Pfäffikon SZ, Switzerland. Besides organising the yearly Financial Lines Forum, HSFL is well known for custom-made Financial Lines Solutions for Customers, particularly for large corporations. Additionally, HSFL offers to partner-brokers access to the web-based FL-Platform, where SME-clients within few minutes and without additional costs receive already negotiated binding insurance offers and contracts. To find out more on the HSFL business areas, please visit www.financial-lines.ch.
Many years of experience is one thing. Competence is something else. Competence needs regular further training and a solid basis. Insurance advisors with the Cicero seal of approval have a basic qualification and ensure that their know-how is always up to date. To this end, they invest in around four days of continuing education courses every year.
Participation in the Financial Lines Forum is rewarded with 7 Cicero credits. The certificate will be issued at 5 p.m. in the conference room.
The Financial Lines Forum is IDD-approved.