Gross written premium (1999):

Gross written premium (1999):

The Chiyoda Fire & Marine Insurance Company Limited of Tokyo, Japan

Year company established:

UK head office:
Rose Lane Business Centre
Rose Lane
tel: 01603 229 700
fax: 01603 229 777

Company history:
Established in the UK since 1976, Chiyoda Europe is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Chiyoda Fire & Marine Insurance Company that is incorporated in Japan.

The company writes both direct insurance and reinsurance through the London Underwriting Centre and also broker business. Commercial lines business is written from its Egham and Leeds offices. The company also a branch office in Derby.

During 1997 a new subsidiary, Hastings Insurance Services, commenced trading from Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, writing direct motor insurance including Toyota business

Chief officer:
H Okazaki

Number of UK staff:
700 approx

Direct arm:
Hastings Direct

Main classes of business:
all classes