Graz (OTS) – After official approval, the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares of Nürnberger Versicherung AG Austria by Grazer Merkur Versicherung AG is planned and officially completed. The location in Salzburg, including the employees, will be maintained and will become a life insurance center within the Merkur Group. Garanta Versicherungs-AG Austria becomes a close cooperation partner.
With official approval, the purchase of Nürnberger Versicherung Austria comes to fruition. “This is a landmark moment in the history of our company. This milestone not only combines experience and knowledge, but above all similarities and strengths that together achieve a lot: that is, a remarkable added value for our customers and partners.“, explains Ingo Hofmann, CEO of Merkur Versicherung.
Added value for customers and partners
Nürnberger Versicherung Austria, which ended 2021 with a premium volume of €110 million, is characterized by many years of specialization and experience in the life insurance sector. The Salzburg location with its 123 employees is acquired and will be expanded into a life insurance center within the Merkur Group. With the knowledge gained, especially in the area of private old-age pension and risks, Merkur Versicherung not only sets the strategic course for the future, but also emphasizes the holistic view of being the first choice for personal insurance when it comes to protecting to the people.
“With the acquisition of Nürnberger Versicherung Austria, we as Merkur Versicherung are completing the last missing piece of the puzzle to further expand our position in the area of personal insurance. We will bring together the best of both worlds so that everyone can feel the utmost comfort.“, says Ingo Hofmann. The integration of Nürnberger Versicherung Austria into the Merkur Group is being worked on at a fast pace. For previous clients and partners of Nürnberger Versicherung Austria, this does not mean immediate changes.
Association with Garanta Versicherungs-AG Austria
Garanta Versicherungs-AG Austria is not part of the takeover by Merkur Versicherung, but remains in the Nuremberg Germany group of companies. As a specialist for individual insurance solutions in the area of motor, property and liability insurance at the Salzburg location, Garanta Versicherungs-AG Austria will be a close cooperation partner of the Merkur Group in the future.
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