GWP less treaty: £5.4bn
Address:
Leadenhall Court
1 Leadenhall Street
London EC3V 1PP
Telephone: 020 7283 9000
Website:
Year established: 1710
Number of UK branches: 30
Number of UK employees (2002): 17,000


GWP less treaty: £5.4bn
Address:
Leadenhall Court
1 Leadenhall Street
London EC3V 1PP
Telephone: 020 7283 9000
Website:
Year established: 1710
Number of UK branches: 30
Number of UK employees (2002): 17,000
Main lines of business: Commercial - writes all major classes of commercial insurance.
Personal intermediated - a provider of personal insurance through brokers, affinity partnerships and corporate partners.
MORE TH>N - a direct personal business offering a broad range of personal finance products and services.
UK subsidiaries (as at 31.12.02): Royal Insurance Holdings plc (holding company); Royal & SunAlliance Insurance plc (general insurance); British Aviation Insurance Company Ltd (57.1%) (general insurance); FirstAssist Group Ltd (insurance services); The Globe Insurance Company Ltd (general insurance); Legal Protection Group Holdings Ltd (holding company); The London Assurance (general insurance); The Marine Insurance Company Ltd (general insurance); Phoenix Assurance plc (composite insurance); Royal International Insurance Holdings Ltd (general insurance); Royal & SunAlliance Reinsurance Ltd (general insurance); Royal & SunAlliance Life & Pensions Ltd (life insurance); Royal & SunAlliance Linked Insurances Ltd (life insurance); Sequence (UK) Limited (estate agencies); SunAlliance and London Insurance plc (general insurance); SunAlliance and London Assurance Company Ltd (life insurance); Royal & SunAlliance Life Holdings Ltd (holding company); Sun Insurance Office Ltd (general insurance).
Company history:
1710 - The Sun is established
1824 - The Alliance is founded
1845 - Royal is formed
1959 - The Sun and the Alliance merge to create SunAlliance
1996 - Royal & SunAlliance is created with the merger of Royal Insurance and SunAlliance
Chief officers: Andy Haste, group chief executive
Duncan Boyle, UK chief executive.