SA Eagle Insurance
Entailing a history of insurance business ordeals, SA Eagle insurance company now specialises in short-term insurance solutions for the South African population. However, SA Eagle has a history tracing back to the 19th century, when it specialised mainly in life insurance. Now SA Eagle provides options for both the domestic and commercial short-term insurance clients. The business has also branched out into neighboring countries such as Zimbabwe and Botswana. Using brokers to market their products, SA Eagle provides coverage for the normal short-term insurance products, as well as offering niche and specialised insurance products to the SA Eagle market.
In 2007, SA Eagle was taken on by the Zurich brand. The Zurich Financial Services Group now owns a 73.6 percent share in the company. The SA Eagle company is currently often recognised as Zurich in South Africa.
The specialised and niche products include Auto Assess, which provides added benefits ad coverage for vehicle damage. SA Eagle also provides BnB Sure which is designed for Bed and Breakfast owners, including medical advice and household emergency cover. Cross Country Sure and Cyclesure are insurance options provided to those who enjoy the outdoors and the risks thereof and to cyclists respectively. Legal expense coverage is also offered by SA Eagle, this policy is known as the SA Eagle Legal Plan. To provide specialised coverage, FlightCover is offered to owners of aircrafts, including the indemnity from damage of materials for engineering businesses.