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For over a century, Great Eastern has been at the forefront of Asia’s insurance industry, providing financial security and peace of mind to millions.
A trusted name in insurance, we continue to grow from strength to strength in an ever-changing increasingly competitive landscape.
A legacy in life Insurance
Founded in 1908, Great Eastern is the most established life insurance group in Singapore and Malaysia. With over S$100 billion in assets and more than 10 million policyholders, including 7.5 million from government schemes, we provide insurance solutions to customers through three successful distribution channels – a tied agency force, bancassurance, and financial advisory firm, Great Eastern Financial Advisers.
The Group also operates in Indonesia and Brunei and has a presence in China as well as a representative office in Myanmar.
Great Eastern is a subsidiary of OCBC Bank, established in Singapore since 1932. Our asset management subsidiary, Lion Global Investors Limited, is one of the largest private sector asset management companies in Southeast Asia.
The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited and Great Eastern General Insurance Limited have been assigned the financial strength and counterparty credit ratings of "AA-" by Standard and Poor's since 2010, one of the highest among Asian life insurance companies.
Your trusted partner in general and group insurance
The Group's general insurance business is underwritten by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Great Eastern General Insurance Limited (GEG), formerly known as the Overseas Assurance Corporation Limited (OAC) founded in 1920.
Great Eastern General Insurance Limited (GEG) offers a wide range of commercial and personal line products and distributes its products through bancassurance, agents, brokers, financial advisors and direct channels.
GEG strives to make it easy for customers and intermediaries by providing them with responsive support, innovative products, fast claims and hassle-free enrolment. Our comprehensive suite of insurance solutions include Auto, Home, Travel, Personal Accident, Maid for retail customers and Small and Medium Business package and various Property and Casualty insurance for businesses.
Great Eastern is also one of Singapore’s top 3 insurers in the Group Insurance market and we provide insurance coverage for close to half a million employees and their families through our group insurance schemes.
With more than 40 years of experience in the Group Insurance and a subsidiary of OCBC Bank (the longest established Singapore bank, formed in 1932), our products are well received and trusted by HR professionals in the region with its financial strength and stability.
A leader in bancassurance
Great Eastern became the first insurer to establish a bancassurance network in Singapore in an exclusive partnership with OCBC Bank in 1992. Since then, we have strengthened our partnership and continue to be a market leader in bancassurance as we develop new growth opportunities in this area, to deliver our quality solutions and customer service with convenience to OCBC customers.
Great Eastern properties
Properties are an important part of the Great Eastern Life Assurance Co. Ltd, portfolio. We offer a selection of residential, commercial and retail units available for lease throughout Singapore. Visit here for more details.