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Zurich: a Global Insurer

Aug 18, 2016

Zurich is very pleased to share a little bit of Swiss culture with Brazil and with the visitors in one of the world’s largest sport events in Rio de Janeiro. As sponsor of House of Switzerland Brazil 2016, Zurich invites everyone to enjoy the premises and the activities prepared especially for the event. Welcome!

Zurich is a leader insurer that operates in global and local markets. With more than 55 thousand employees, it offers a wide range of general solutions insurance and life insurance. Among Zurich Customers are private, small, medium and large companies, including multinational companies in over 170 countries. Zurich in Brazil belongs to Zurich Insurance Group and counts with more than 70 years of expertise in the market. It operates in the Life and General Insurances area, providing service to a wide portfolio of private customers and companies in the whole country, protecting what they truly love.

In the whole world, Zurich’s mission is to help customers to understand and to protect themselves from risks.

Zurich’s vision is to be the best insurance company to its customers, partners and employees.

Zurich’s values are based on integrity, creation of sustainable value, costumer centricity, teamwork, and excellence.

Brief History

In 1984, Zurich Group arrived in Brazil. It acquired the Anglo American Company and started to provide service to multinational customers working in the country.

In 2008, Zurich fully acquired Minas Brasil Vida e Previdência and a large part of the shares of the insurance company Minas Brasil, and, in 2011, it started a partnership with Santander Group, creating a Joint Venture in the insurance sector. This is part of the strategy to spread its presence in Brazil, distribution channels and operation.

Zurich offers a wide diversity of products and solutions, and holds the leadership position in several segments. It operates in areas such as Personal Lines (e.g. Vehicle, Property and Condo), Financial Lines (e.g. D&E, E&O, Social Responsibility and Warranty), among others, and continuously adapts its portfolio to the real needs of the clients.

Zurich Insurance Group

The Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leader provider of multichannel insurance solutions that has a global network of subsidiaries and offices, located in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asian Pacific and Middle East, among other markets.

It offers a wide range of general solutions insurance and life insurance for private, small, medium and large companies, including multinational companies.

The Group, previously known as Zurich Financial Services Group, was founded in 1872, and its head office is located in Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN) is listed in SIX Swiss Exchange and is level I in American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is transacted out of the stock market, in OTC Markets Group (OTCQX).

For further information on Zurich Group, its history and where it operates, access www.zurich.com.