COMPANY PROFILE

MISSION 

To provide innovative and General Insurance products and services in niche markets. We are committed to customer service excellence.

VISION

To be the leading and innovative provider of world class General Insurance products and services in Malawi

VALUES

Collaboration, Professionalism, Transparency, Excellence, Innovation and Integrity

ABOUT NICO GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED

NICO General Insurance Company Limited was formed as a short-term division of the National Insurance Company Limited (now NICO Holdings Plc), which was incorporated as a composite insurance company in 1971. NICO General was restructured to a stand-alone general insurance company in 2002. NICO General is 51% owned by NICO Holdings Plc and 49% by Sanlam Pan Africa (SPA).

SPA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanlam Group and is the business cluster responsible for the group’s financial services’ life and general insurance as well as asset management outside South Africa.

NICO General is the leading short-term insurer in Malawi with a market share of approximately 35% and a gross written premium figure of MK20 billion for the year ended December 2020.

NICO General’s core business is general insurance. NICO General strives to ensure security and peace of mind of its clients. NICO General delivers a reliable and timely claims service that is second to none in the Malawi market.

NICO General is rated by Global Credit Rating of South Africa (GCR) and has attained a claims paying ability rate of AA for 2021/22 year.

NICO Holdings Plc has an investment portfolio spanning from life insurance, pension services, hotels, real estate, banks, shopping malls, hospital to telecommunication.

Other companies in which NICO Holdings Plc has significant shareholdings are: