Abu Dhabi’s ADNIC acquires 51% stake in Allianz Saudi Fransi

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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ADNIC acquires stake in Allianz Saudi Fransi
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Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC), one of the leading regional multi-line insurance providers for both corporates and individuals, has completed the strategic acquisition of a 51 percent stake in Allianz Saudi Fransi Cooperative Insurance Company in Saudi Arabia.

The acquisition will make ADNIC one of the Tier-1 listed insurers in Saudi Arabia, strengthening its position as a leading insurer in the Gulf region. As part of its strategic growth strategy, ADNIC has been actively exploring opportunities and expanding its geographical footprint.

ADNIC will now have active field operations in the two largest and fastest growing insurance markets in the Gulf and broader Middle East and Africa regions

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Saif Al-Nahyan_ADNIC acquires 51% of Allianz Saudi Fransi
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Saif Al-Nahyan
Chairman – ADNIC

“The connection between the UAE and Saudia Arabia is deep, mutually beneficial and ever-growing. At ADNIC, we see Saudia Arabia as a high-potential market that perfectly aligns with our overall growth strategy, and we are looking forward to unlocking new possibilities for growth and success.”

Charalampos Mylonas, CEO of ADNIC, said that, “The strategic acquisition of a majority stake in Allianz – Saudi Arabia is a milestone that enables us to push forward with our regional growth ambitions. This move further solidifies our position as the preferred insurer for consumers, one that always seeks new ways to protect customers and empower the communities we serve. Looking ahead, this acquisition places us in a strong position to deliver industry-leading products across all major insurance lines.”

Founded in 1972, ADNIC has longstanding expertise in supporting individual and corporate clients across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The company has operations across all emirates in the United Arab Emirates consisting of a network of branches, as well as sales and customer service centers. The insurer provides risk coverage in more than 75 countries through its international division operating from Dubai as well as a representative office in London to capture London Market business trends.

The move also builds on ADNIC’s success where the business recently recorded one of the highest profits in its history at $109 million for the full year 2023, marking a 12.18 percent increase over the same period in 2022.

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