GWP less treaty: £87.1m

Tokio Marine Europe Insurance, address:

150 Leadenhall Street, London EC3V 4TE

t: 020 7283 8844

f: 020 7283 7354

Year established: 1879

Number of UK employees (2003): 73

Company history:

Founded in 1879, the Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Company is Japan's oldest and largest property, casualty and marine insurer, offering a long history of financial stability and a Standard and Poor's rating of AA-.

Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Company (UK) was established by the parent company as the European arm of the group. In July 2002, the name was changed to Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Ltd (TMEI), reflecting its European insurance operations.

In addition to the London office, Tokio Marine Europe Insurance has a European network of offices located in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Milan and Paris.

Main lines of business: Property, casualty and marine

Chief officer: Ken Kamikochi, chief executive.