Definition of new targets


Entry into the Central and Eastern European insurance market

Founding of HDI Zastrahovane A.D. in Bulgaria and acquisition of today’s HDI Asekuracja TU S.A. in Poland


Expansion of bancassurance activities abroad: joint venture with the Hungarian postal services


Founding of today's Talanx Reinsurance Broker GmbH


Operative launch of Talanx AG


Purchase of 60 % in the neue leben Group and acquisition of the Polish property/casualty insurer Tryg Polska


Take-over of the property/casualty insurer from HSBC Brazil

HDI joins up with Postbank to set up PB Lebensversicherung AG and PB Versicherung AG. This considerably expanded the bancassurance sector. The life insurance companies within the Group formed a high-performing cluster that made a major contribution to spreading the risk within the Group.

Establishment of today's Talanx Asset Management GmbH and Ampega Investment GmbH in Hannover. Nowadays, these companies, together with Talanx Immobilien Management GmbH, perform the asset management functions within the group.