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SIACI SAINT HONORE becomes majority shareholder of the insurance broker UNIRISC in Switzerland

05/30/2013 Paris

SIACI SAINT HONORE becomes majority shareholder of UNIRISC, the leading insurance broker in Switzerland in property & casualty insurance, health & life insurance and HR outsourcing, after many years as partner and minority shareholder.

PDF Following the long-standing relationship linking the two companies, SIACI SAINT HONORE, which used to hold 39.1% of the shares of UNIRISC Holding SA, has decided to increase its shareholding. The group now owns 71.3% of the shares of UNIRISC Holding SA via its Swiss subsidiary SIACI Assurances SA after share transfer. This decision was made after two decades of cooperation between the two companies and outlines the major interest of SIACI SAINT HONORE in UNIRISC and in the Swiss insurance market. Indeed UNIRISC has developed extremely creative and efficient services for its corporate clients, both in Switzerland and worldwide, which resulted in its activities’ fast growth and allowed it to be the leading insurance broker in French-speaking Switzerland.
“UNIRISC and SIACI SAINT HONORE have been partners for more than twenty years. We share the same culture of customer-oriented services. This operation is part of our common strategy to develop increasingly creative and efficient services for our clients, in particular international services”, says Pierre Donnersberg, Chairman of the Executive Boardof SIACI SAINT HONORE.

About SIACI SAINT HONORE
SIACI SAINT HONORE is the fifth largest insurance brokerage and consulting group in France. The firm is one of the leading service providers in property & casualty insurance as well as in health & life coverage (death & disability, healthcare, retirement) in France and worldwide via its subsidiary MSH INTERNATIONAL. The firm currently employs 1,300 staff members and reported a turnover of 222.3 million Euros in 2012.
 

About UNIRISC  
Founded in 1994, UNIRISC is one of the leading insurance brokers in Switzerland in corporate risk (damage, liability, building and fine art), group insurance programs (accidents, diseases, death & disability and pensions) and HR outsourcing services via its subsidiary UNIPRO.
The group, with headquarters in Geneva, employs 100 staff members and reported a turnover of 15 million CHF in 2012.
To find out more: www.unirisc.ch
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