About Berjaya Sompo
Milestones of the Company …
1974 - The Company started as The Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Company Overseas Branch Office
1980 - Locally incorporated as The Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance (M) Sdn. Bhd.
1985 - Changed name to United Prime Insurance (M) Sdn. Bhd.
1991 - Changed name to Berjaya General Insurance Sdn. Bhd.
1997 - Converted to a public company under the name of Berjaya General Insurance Berhad
1999 - Divestment of Berjaya General Insurance Berhad by Tokio Marine – 100% owned by Berjaya Capital
2006 - Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. purchased 30% equity stake in the Company from Berjaya Capital Berhad
2007 - Changed name to Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad to reflect the partnership between Berjaya Capital and Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.
2011 - Sompo Japan Insurance Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of NKSJ Holdings Inc., acquired a further 40% equity interest in the Company, thus making Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad a 70% owned subsidiary of Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.
Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. is a member of NKSJ Holdings Inc. which is listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange. Sompo Japan is a large financial insurance services and risk management expertise Group, with 41 offices and subsidiaries operating in 27 countries. The advantage of having Sompo Japan as our major shareholder is immense, ranging from a stronger global presence to an enlarged pool of world-class expertise and experience.