Portrait of vienna insurance group

Vienna Insurance Group (VIG), headquartered in Vienna, is the leading insurance group throughout Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). More than 50 insurance companies and pension funds in 30 countries form a Group with a long-standing tradition, strong brands and close customer relations. The around 29,000 employees in the VIG take care of the day-to-day needs of around 28 million customers.

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We want to further expand our leading market position in Central and Eastern Europe, relying on the proven cooperation and collaboration within the Group. At the same time, we are pursuing the goal of remaining a reliable and resilient partner for our stakeholders.
Hartwig Löger CEO of Vienna Insurance Group

From first mover to market leader in CEE

VIG was one of the first European insurance groups to begin expanding into the markets of the CEE region after the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989. Step by step, the Group established itself in new markets and has become the number one in the region. Vienna Insurance Group places an emphasis on Central and Eastern Europe as its home market and pursues a long-term strategy in the markets where it is represented. More than half of the total business volume and profit is generated in this region.

Expertise with local responsibility

Vienna Insurance Group is synonymous with stability and expertise in providing its customers with financial protection against risks. Great importance is attached to a local multi-brand policy with regionally established brands and local entrepreneurship. Ultimately, the Group's success and closeness to its customers is down to the individual strengths of each brand and local know-how.

VIG pursue a long-term business strategy in her markets that is focused on sustainable profitability and continuous earnings growth.

Strong finances & credit rating

Vienna Insurance Group has been awarded an A+ rating with a stable outlook from the internationally recognised rating agency Standard & Poor’s. The Vienna Insurance Group is listed in Vienna, Prague and Budapest. Wiener Städtische Versicherungsverein – a stable core shareholder with a long-term focus – owns around 70% of VIG's shares. The remaining shares are in free float.

insights to our 30 markets

Learn more about our more than 50 insurance companies and pension funds in 30 countries.