Helvetia has a long tradition: in over 150 years, it has grown from a number of Swiss and foreign insurance companies into a successful insurance group that does business everywhere in Europe. Today, Helvetia has branch offices in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy and France, and routes some of its investment and financing activities through subsidiaries and fund companies in Luxembourg and Jersey. The Group is headquartered in St.Gallen.
Helvetia is active in the life, property and casualty and reinsurance business, and almost 5'200 employees provide services to more than 2.7 million customers. With a business volume of CHF 7.5 billion, Helvetia posted a net profit of CHF 363.8 million in the 2013 financial year. Helvetia is also committed to the environment and to society in many ways. The registered shares of Helvetia Holding are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the symbol HELN.