Our sponsors and partners


Our sponsors help us make our annual Independence Day Conference a high-class event.

unisonSteadfast would like to sincerely thank all our sponsors for supporting the upcoming Independence Day Conference 2021.

Platinum Sponsor

Zurich Insurance

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, including multinational corporations, in more than 170 countries. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at www.zurich.com.

Gold Sponsors

Aspen Insurance 

Founded in 2002, and listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2003, Aspen is a leading provider of insurance and reinsurance to clients. We operate through wholly-owned subsidiaries and offices in Australia, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States.Aspen is diversified, well-capitalised and strongly rated. We provide our clients with significant risk capacity, and consistently demonstrate innovation and excellence in our approach to underwriting.Aspen's operating subsidiaries have been assigned a rating of "A" by Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, an "A" by A.M. Best Company Inc. and an "A2" by Moody's Investors Service, Inc.

Aspen Insurance is an established leader in many of our chosen markets. Each of our business lines is run by a group of highly respected and experienced industry experts with in-depth knowledge of the industries we serve, as well as an exceptional ability to create targeted product solutions.We operate on both a global and regional product basis, meaning that we can align better our product and distribution capabilities to give the best possible service to our customers.To find out more about Aspen Insurance and our complete product offering, please visit aspen-insurance.com

AXA Group

The AXA Group is one of the world’s largest international insurance companies and asset managers. AXA, having its focus on Western Europe, North America and the Asian-Pacific area, manages assets amounting to nearly € 1.43 trillion (as of the end of 2016). In 2016, the group achieved a revenue of € 100 billion. In 2016, the operation result totalled approximately € 5.7 billion. 

AXA is one of the leading primary insurers and financial service providers in Germany. The company defines its business activities as consisting in "protection our customers, people and businesses". These include first and foremost property and casualty insurance, private provision such as life and health insurance, corporate pension schemes as well as investments and financing. The range of products target private clients as well as corporate and small business clients to large industrial clients.

ERGO Group 

ERGO is one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe. Worldwide, the Group is represented in over 30 countries and concentrates on Europe and Asia. ERGO offers a comprehensive spectrum of insurance, provision and services. In its home market of Germany, ERGO ranks among the leading providers across all segments. In 2017, ERGO recorded a total premium income of 19 billion euros.

German, international, and direct and digital business as well as all IT activities and assets are bundled in four separate units – ERGO Deutschland AG, ERGO International AG, ERGO Digital Ventures AG and ERGO Technology & Services Management – under the umbrella of ERGO Group AG. Traditional German business is concentrated in ERGO Deutschland AG. ERGO International AG manages the Group’s international business. ERGO Digital Ventures AG, is responsible for all of the Group’s digital and direct activities. The fourth pillar, ERGO Technology & Services Management steers all technology activities and assets within the Group.

ERGO is part of Munich Re, one of the leading reinsurers and risk carriers worldwide. The Group’s asset manager and fund provider, MEAG, also manages the investments of ERGO amounting to 133 billion euros.

Generali Global Corporate and Commercial (GC&C)

With approx. EUR 16 billion premium income and more than 13 million clients, Generali Deutschland is the second largest direct insurance company in Germany. Generali Versicherungen, Aachen Münchener, Cosmos Direkt, Dialog, Central Krankenversicherung, Advocard Rechtsschutzversicherung, Deutsche Bausparkasse Bedenia  all belong to the German branch of the Generali Group.

Generali Global Corporate and Commercial (GC & C) acts on a global scale and deploys an international integrated approach at Group level with a central management team and specialized teams active in individual countries. Currently, there are more than 1,000 specialists in nine GC&C head offices: in Milan, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Sao Paulo, Hong Kong, New York and Munich. GC&C supports clients and brokers in more than 100 countries.

In cooperation with Generali Global Lines, we offer our business partners and clients international insurance solutions, assistance solutions as well as employee benefit programs and flexible health insurance solutions.

SRS - Strategic Risk Solutions

Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) is the world's leading independent insurance company manager. For more than 25 years, SRS has been providing insurance company management and consulting services to clients in the United States and offshore domiciles. We have earned a reputation for quality, service and innovation and have led the industry in many of its new developments. Our clients include captives, highly capitalised commercial insurers and reinsurers as well as ILS vehicles. Collectively our over 700 managed clients write close to $7 billion in annual premiums.

SRS is bringing its unique client focused expertise to the European market supported by industry leading insurance management and consulting teams in European domiciles. Our historical focus on captive insurance companies is supplemented in Europe by additional expertise in the formation and management of commercial insurance and reinsurance companies as well as Insurance Linked Securities (ILS).

Our client-focused culture is evidenced by a commitment to quality and innovation made possible by our independent structure. For more information click here or visit www.strategicrisks.com.

Württembergische Vertriebspartner GmbH

Since 2007, Württembergische Vertriebspartner GmbH has been operating in the insurance broking industry on behalf of Württembergische Versicherung and has been providing independent intermediaries with comprehensive product solutions for private and P & C insurance as well as with interesting bundle products, professional sales assistance and a high-performance web portal for online settlement.

Württembergische Versicherung was founded in 1828, operating under the name "Württembergische Privat-Feuer-Versicherungs-Gesellschaft", and is one of the most traditional insurers in Germany. Nowadays, the company offers customized products in claims and accident insurance, whose broad product range makes it one of the largest claims and accident insurers. Along with Württembergische Lebensversicherung [life insurance], Württembergische Krankenversicherung [health insurance], ARA Pensionskasse [pension fund] and Karlsruher Lebensversicherung [life insurance] the company forms Württembergische Versicherungsgruppe [Württembergische Insurance Group]. The latter has been covering the insurance field of Wüstenrot & Württembergische-Gruppe since 1999.

Silver Sponsors

Allianz Versicherungs-AG

Allianz Versicherungs-AG is a part of Allianz Group, led by Allianz SE, Munich. It is the largest German claims and accident insurer for private and commercial clients and one of the major insurers in the world. In 2016, the company counted 1006 employees in total. Its market share is approx. 15 % and it has 11.4 mil. clients.

The following types of insurance are on offer, for private as well as for commercial clients: (Personal) accident, Liability, Motor vehicle, Legal Expense, Fire, Household, Transport, Credit, Fidelity guarantee, Assistance services and further Property insurance, such as exhibitor insurance, baggage insurance and pecuniary damage liability insurance. The latter include e.g. burglary and robbery, water damage, breakage of glass , storm as well as Technical insurance (such as machinery, electronics, installation, CAR and EAR and other technical insurance products) and all business interruption insurances.

Allianz Versicherungs-AG has provided innovative impulses with its modular product concepts PrivatSchutz as well as FirmenKonzept, also a modular concept, which was introduced in summer 2015 for commercial clients. Another future-oriented product is the Telematik-Autotarif, introduced in 2016, by the help of which the individual driver's performance could be evaluated via an app for the first time. As a result, clients could get a reduction on their annual premiums of up to 30 %.

The Hartford

For more than 200 years, The Hartford has helped people prepare for the unexpected, protect what is important to them and prevail through life's challenges and opportunities. Our success comes from our commitment to doing the right thing, while adapting and reinventing to remain relevant and indispensable to our customers. Throughout our history, countless businesses, institutions and individuals have turned to our company for protection. When those companies also have operations outside of the United States, we are committed to helping them protect their global interests by providing local insurance coverage solutions. The Hartford Global Insurer Network allows us to meet the long-term needs of our clients by giving them access to locally licensed coverage solutions in more than 220 countries. Each transaction within The Hartford Global Insurer Network is supported by The Hartford’s Global Online Portal, an award-winning, cutting-edge, cloud-based network management and engagement platform. The Hartford’s Global Insurer Network and Global Online Portal trading platform are built specifically to bring cost efficiency, contract certainty, and high quality execution to the small and middle market segment of multinational firms. The platform’s ability to also support large and complex risks means that The Hartford can continue to support its insureds’ multinational needs as their global operations grow, with a strong focus on superior client outcomes - and always with the backing of The Hartford's strong financial ratings and results.

Markel Insurance SE

We are a specialist insurance company for commercial liability and have been operating on the German market since 2012. Markel Insurance SE, based in Germany, serves as the headquarters of Markel in the EU region. Our product portfolio consists of four core areas: Financial liability, Cyber, D&O as well as PI and is accessible to everyone from everywhere via our website: www.markel.de

The technological change makes work more efficient than ever before and we know exactly what keeps the wheels of our clients turning. There are new opportunities, creativity and know-how on a daily basis. We would like to be your partner to already shape the future today, to keep an eye on the big picture and to help you safeguard what motivates your clients every day.

Prudent Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd.

Prudent Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd. is the #1 independent broker in the Indian market providing risk management, brokerage and reinsurance solutions to leading commercial organisations in India with service capabilities in over 120 countries. We are over 650 professionals, working across 8 cities to deliver TCOR (Total Cost Of Risk)-driven insurance programs, risk management solutions, essential client claim advocacy, and thought leadership in P&C, employee benefits, Financial Lines, Affinity, and self-insured programs. We lead the market in offering our clients full transparency on their insurance programs, premiums, and claims through our P&C portal Prudent360 and our EB portal PrudentPlus.

Our Employee Benefits Department supports clients with best-in-class insurance, Wellness, analytics and technology solutions to enhance and differentiate their Total Rewards Programs. We have the industry's best consultants, the largest dedicated in-house EB Claims Department, the largest Wellness Department with 16 medical doctors, an Analytics Department, and market-leading portal and app PrudentPlus, all seamlessly working together to provide our clients deep insight into and a 360 view of their EB insurance and Wellness programs.

Our clients span the mid- to large segment of the market, from industrial companies, commodities traders, construction and infrastructure developers, hospitality, retail, pharmaceuticals, IT/ITeS, and renewable energy and power, to e-commerce and emerging unicorns. Explore more about Prudent at www.prudentbrokers.com .