Our history

2015
Ageas Insurance Solutions, RIAS, Castle Cover, Kwik-Fit Insurance Services and Express Insurance Services became part of Ageas Retail Limited.

2014
Sold Ageas Protect to AIG

2013
New Head Office opened in Eastleigh, Hampshire

2012
Announced brand partnership with The Ageas Bowl
Acquired Groupama Insurance Company Limited

2011
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

2010
Announced new name ‘Ageas’. Won 4 British Insurance Awards. Purchased Kwik-Fit Insurance Services (now part of Ageas Retail Limited)

2009
Secured significant partnership with Tesco Bank and Toyota GB & Aioi

2008
Extended into the life insurance market to create Ageas Protect. Rebranded OutRight to Fortis Insurance Solutions, now part of Ageas Retail Limited.

2007
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

2006
Acquired majority shares in distribution technology company Text2Insure Limited

2005
Acquired OutRight and Affinity Solutions to strengthen capabilities in growing partnership market. Secured 10-year relationship Age Concern, now Age UK

2004
Secured first affinity partnership with Post Office to provide travel insurance

2003
Launched RIAS brand

2002
Strategic review completed of UK activities.

2001
Completed integration of Northern Star with Bishopsgate to create Fortis Insurance, now Ageas Insurance

2000
Acquired Northern Star