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Zurich Insurance Malaysia: A New Brand with A Wealth of Heritage

Money Compass, May 1, 2017

– Zurich made its mark in the Malaysian insurance landscape when it acquired a local composite insurer back in 2011 which is now known as Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad. On 1st July 2016, Zurich achieved another significant milestone in Malaysia with the acquisition of its first Takaful business for the Group. The acquisition of MAA Takaful Berhad provided Zurich greater access to the fast-growing Takaful market in the region. MAA Takaful Berhad was then officially renamed to Zurich Takaful Malaysia Berhad effective 2nd August 2016.

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Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 54,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at www.zurich.com.


Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad

Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad (ZIMB), as part of Zurich Insurance Group, is an established composite insurer headquartered in Kuala Lumpur with a nationwide presence of approximately 40 branches throughout Malaysia. ZIMB caters to the protection, savings and investment needs of Malaysians by offering a wide range of general and life insurance solutions through its diverse distribution channels. With more than 1,000 dedicated employees supported by a wide network of Life and General Insurance agents, ZIMB is committed in helping customers and other stakeholders understand and protect themselves from risk. Zurich is uniquely positioned within the Malaysian insurance market where it offers a full range of insurance solutions also covering Shariah-compliant products of Family Takaful as well as General Takaful through its sister company, Zurich Takaful Malaysia Berhad. Further information about Zurich in Malaysia, please visit www.zurich.com.my.