Country: Germany
Net premiums written 1999: $957m (£672.7m)

Head office:
Allee 9
52074 Aachen
Po Box 0186
Tel: +49 241 46 101
Fax: +49 241 461 1805

Year established: 1825
Parent: Assicurazioni Generali

History: AMB was founded as Aachener Feuerversicherungsgesellschaft in 1825. In 1834, it changed its name to Aachener und Münchener Feuerversicherungsgesellschaft.

1817 Aachener und Münchener expands its
business abroad and establishes general
agencies in San Francisco, New York and
1840 licensed in all German states
1900 the company is represented by 50 agencies
in all five continents
1924 the company acquires stakes in several
insurance companies such as Thuringia
VersicherungsAG and Aachen-Potsdamer
(today Aachener und Münchener Leben)
1970 Aachener und Münchener Feuer-
versicherungsgesellschaft changed its name
to Aachener und Münchener Versicherung
Aktiengesellschaft: the Aachener und
Münchener group was created
1979 changed to AMB Aachener und Münchener
Beteiligungs-AG and became the holding
company heading the AM Group. The
insurance portfolio was taken over by the
wholly-owned subsidiary Cosmos Allgemeine,
which changed its name to Aachener und
Münchener Versicherung AG.

Chief officer: Hans Jaeger
Key insurance personnel:
Fritz Becker, director
Michael Kalka, director
Walter ThieBen, director