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Welcome to Athora

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At a Glance

  • Athora Ireland plc (Athora Ireland) is a Dublin-based insurance and reinsurance company.
  • We have over 20,000 policyholders, mainly in the UK and Germany.
  • As of 31 December 2017, we have assets of approximately £4 billion and 200 employees.
  • Formerly part of the Aegon Group, we were acquired by Athora in April 2018.
  • Policyholder protection is at the core of our strategy and work. We continually invest in infrastructure and platforms to benefit policyholders.
  • Athora Ireland, together with Bermuda-based Athora Life Re Ltd., also provides innovative and creative reinsurance solutions to European life insurers.  

Our Story

The company was founded in 2002 as Scottish Equitable International (Dublin) plc. That year, we also launched our first offshore bond product in the UK market and continued to sell a variety of offshore bond products into the UK until they were closed to new business in 2017.

In 2006 the company launched the UK’s first ever variable annuity product called “5 for Life” and followed this with ten years of sales of variable annuity products into the UK, German and Dutch markets. The company was renamed to Aegon Scottish Equitable International plc in 2007 before being renamed Aegon Ireland plc in 2009. Following the purchase of the company by Athora Holding Ltd., it was rebranded Athora Ireland in July 2018.

Today Athora Ireland manages approximately £4 billion of funds for over 20,000 customers.