Industry name changes, mergers & takeovers

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AA Mutual Insurance Co AMI
AA Mutual Insurance AA Life Assurance then Sun Alliance Life then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
AA Life Assurance Sun Alliance Life then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
AETNA Life of Australia & NZ Ltd Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
AGH Insurance Ltd Capital Life Assurance Ltd then NZI Life then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
AIG Life Now AIA New Zealand
ALICO American International Assurance then AIG Life now AIA New Zealand
Alliance Co Ltd Sun Alliance Ins Ltd then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
AMEV Life Assurance Co Ltd Sun Alliance Life then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
APA Life Assurance Ltd Oceanic Life Ltd then Tyndall Life New Zealand Ltd then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Atlas Assurance Co Ltd Guardian Royal Exchange Group then Guardian Assurance Ltd then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Australian Alliance Ass Co London & Lancashire Ins Co now Lancashire
Australian Provincial Ass Assn APA Life Assurance Ltd then Oceanic Life Ltd then Tyndall Life New Zealand then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Australian Reinsurance Co Ltd Swiss Re Australia Ltd now Swiss Re Life & Health
AXA New Zealand AMP
British Traders Guardian Royal Exchange Group then Guardian Assurance Ltd then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Capital Life Assurance Ltd NZI Life then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
Century Insurance Co Ltd Phoenix Assurance Co NZ Ltd then Sun Alliance then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Cologne Life Reinsurance Australia General & Cologne Life Reinsurance Australia now Gen Re
Colonial Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
Commercial Union Group National Mutual Life then AXA New Zealand now AMP
Credit Bank Ins Co Ltd AGH Insurances Ltd then Capital Life Assurance Ltd then NZI Life then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand

 

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Dominion Life Ass Office NZ Ltd Commercial Union Group then National Mutual Life then AXA New Zealand now AMP
Eagle Star Insurance Co National Ins Co of NZ Ltd then Tower - pure risk business sold to Fidelity Life
English Insurance Company Ltd General Accident then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign then AIA New Zealand
FAI Met Life Metropolitan Life then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
Farmers Co-operative Ins Assn of NZ South British Ins Co Ltd then NZI Life then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
First Pacific Insurance In Liquidation

 

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General Accident Life Ltd Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
General Accident Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
Government Life Tower Life - pure risk life insurance business sold to Fidelity
Greater Pacific Life ANZ Life Assurance Co Ltd
Greenwich Life Insurance Ltd. Invincible Life Assurance Co now Dorchester
Guardian Assurance Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance Guardian Assurance Ltd then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Hartford Fire Insurance Co AFIA World Wide Ins Co (Represents)
ING New Zealand Ltd OnePath now ANZ Investments
Invincible Life Dorchester Pacific, then SAI Life which is part of Save & Invest, now Dorchester
Insurance Office of Australia Ltd Commercial Union Group then CML then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand

 

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Life Re Hannover Life Re Australasia Ltd
Liverpool London & Globe Ins Co Ltd Royal Insurance then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
London & Lancashire Ins Co Ltd Royal Insurance then Royal SunAlliance Asteron
London Ass Corp Alliance Co Ltd and Sun Alliance Ins Ltd then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron

 

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Marac Life Insurance Co Capital Life (NZI Life) then NZI Life then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
Mercantile & General Ins Co Ltd Sun Alliance Ltd then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Metropolitan Life Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
MFL Part of Armstrong Jones became ING New Zealand then OnePath now ANZ Investments
M & G Reinsurance Swiss Re Life & Health
MLC Assurance Ltd NZI Life Insurance Ltd then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
Monarch Life CIGNA Life Insurance NZ Ltd
National Insurance Life & Health Tower, pure risk business now sold to Fidelity Life
National Mutual AXA New Zealand then AMP
National Mutual Casualty Ins Ltd National Mutual Life became AXA New Zealand then AMP
NIMU Insurance Co. AA Mutual Insurance Co then AMI
North British & Mercantile Ins Co Ltd Commercial Union Group then National Mutual Life now AXA New Zealand
Northern Life Assurance Co Ltd Commercial Union Group then National Mutual Life then AXA New Zealand now AMP
Northern Life Ass Co of Australia Ltd AMEV Life Assurance Co Ltd then Sun Alliance Life then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Norwich Union Life (NZ) Ltd Royal SunAlliance Life now Asteron
NRG Victory Australia Ltd Life Re now Hannover Life Re of Australasia Ltd now Hannover Re
NZ Victoria Life Ltd NZI Life Insurance Ltd (Subsidiary) then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
NZI Life Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
NZ Pension Plans Renamed Super bond, then Save & Invest, now Dorchester Pacific
Ocean Accident Guarantee Corp Ltd Commercial Union Group then National Mutual then AXA New Zealand now AMP
Oceanic Life Tyndall Life New Zealand Ltd then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
One Path NZ Ltd ANZ Investments

 

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Pearl Ass Co Ltd National Ins Co of NZ Ltd then Tower - pure risk sold to Fidelity Life
Pearl Life AMP Society
Phoenix Sun Alliance Life then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Price Forbes Sedwick Forbes Ltd
Primary Industries Ins Co Ltd Farmers Mutual Insurance Association now FMG
Producers & Citizens Co-Operative Ass Co Ltd AETNA Life of Australia & NZ Ltd then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
Property Life Greenwich Life Insurance Ltd then Invincible now Dorchester
Provident Life Ass Co Ltd Sun Alliance Life then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Prudential Assurance Co Ltd Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
Queensland Ins Co. Ltd QBE Insurance Co Ltd
Royal Exchange Ass Co Guardian Royal Exchange Group then Guardian Assurance then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Royal Life Sun Alliance Life then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron

 

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Sovereign AIA New Zealand
South British Insurance Co Ltd NZI Life Insurance Ltd then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
Southern Cross Assurance Co Ltd NZ Victoria Life Ltd then NZI Life Ins Ltd (Subsidiary) then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand
Sun Alliance Life renamed Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Sun Insurance Office Ltd Alliance Co Ltd and Sun Alliance Ins Ltd then Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Super Mutual In Liquidation – Contact J R Buchanan & Ass, Chartered Accountants, PO Box 33315, Auck.
Swiss Re Australia Ltd Swiss Re Life & Health now Swiss Re
T & G Mutual Life Society National Mutual Life then AXA New Zealand now part of AMP
Taranaki Farmers Mutual Fire Ins Assn Farmers Mutual Insurance Association now FMG
Tower Life and Health Fidelity Life
Transport Fire & General Ins Co Ltd Security & General Insurance Co Ltd
Tyndall Life New Zealand Ltd Royal SunAlliance now Asteron
Union Assurance Society Commercial Union Group then National Mutual Life then AXA New Zealand now part of AMP
United Insurance Co Ltd South British Ins Co Ltd then NZI Life then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand

 

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Victory Re NRG Victory Australia Ltd then Life Re now Hannover Life Re
Westpac Financial Services NZ Ltd WestpacTrust Financial Services NZ Ltd

 

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Yorkshire General Life General Accident Life Ltd then Prudential then Colonial then Sovereign now AIA New Zealand