Ageas Insurance Solutions, RIAS, Castle Cover, Kwik-Fit Insurance Services and Express Insurance Services became part of Ageas Retail Limited.
Sold Ageas Protect to AIG
New Head Office opened in Eastleigh, Hampshire
Announced brand partnership with The Ageas Bowl
Acquired Groupama Insurance Company Limited
Acquired Castle Cover Limited (now part of Ageas Retail Limited). Voted General Insurer of the Year. Announced brand partnership with Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival
Announced new name ‘Ageas’. Won 4 British Insurance Awards. Purchased Kwik-Fit Insurance Services (now part of Ageas Retail Limited)
Secured significant partnership with Tesco Bank and Toyota GB & Aioi
Extended into the life insurance market to create Ageas Protect. Rebranded OutRight to Fortis Insurance Solutions, now part of Ageas Retail Limited.
New operations centre opened in Gloucester
Acquired majority share in InsureTECH Systems Limited, an internet software development company focusing on web aggregator technology for the insurance market
Voted General Insurer of the Year
Acquired majority shares in distribution technology company Text2Insure Limited
Acquired OutRight and Affinity Solutions to strengthen capabilities in growing partnership market. Secured 10-year relationship Age Concern, now Age UK
Secured first affinity partnership with Post Office to provide travel insurance
Launched RIAS brand
Strategic review completed of UK activities.
Completed integration of Northern Star with Bishopsgate to create Fortis Insurance, now Ageas Insurance
Acquired Northern Star