ICICI Lombard GIC Ltd. is a 74:26 joint venture between ICICI Bank Limited, India’s second largest bank with consolidated total assets of over USD 100 billion at March 31, 2010 and Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, a Canada based USD 30 billion diversified financial services company engaged in general insurance, reinsurance, insurance claims management and investment management.
ICICI Lombard GIC Ltd. is the largest private sector general insurance company in India with a Gross Written Premium (GWP) of 36,948 million for the year ended March 31, 2010. The company issued over 44 Lakh policies and settled over 62 Lakh claims and has a claim disposal ratio of 96% (percentage of claims settled against claims reported) as on March 31, 2010. The company has 4,634 employees and 350 branches as on March 31, 2010.
The company has been assigned a domestic rating of ‘iAAA’ by ICRA (an associate of Moody’s Investors Service) for highest claim paying ability and a fundamentally strong position, for the fourth consecutive year. ICICI Lombard Auto Insurance has been rated highest in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power Asia Pacific in India among 11 auto insurance providers. The company has been conferred the Golden Peacock- Eco Innovation Award of 2009 for weather insurance and the Customer and Brand Loyalty award in the ‘Insurance Sector - Non-Life’ at the 3rd Loyalty awards, 2010.
It was awarded the ‘General Insurance Company of the Year’ at the 11th Asia Insurance Industry Awards. The company also won the NDTV Profit Business Leadership Award 2007 and was adjudged as the most Customer Responsive Company in the Insurance category at the Economic Times Avaya GlobalConnect Customer Responsiveness Award 2006. It has the Gold Shield for “Excellence in Financial Reporting” by the ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) for the year ended March 31, 2006.