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Brief profile

AXA-ARAG Rechtsschutz AG
As of 31.12.2015

Incorporation: 1972
Legal form: joint-stock company
Employees: 182
Premiums: 92 million EUR
Business focus: Legal protection for individuals (includes cover for employment, traffic, tenant and property issues). Corporate legal expenses for small, medium-sized companies, associations, non-profit-organizations and municipalities (includes cover for commercial contract law with suppliers, customers, clients and subcontractors).
Collective contracts for medical practitioners and other medical professionals.
Tailor-made legal protection for specific occupations and companies.
Legal expenses for managers.

Contact data

Mailing address headquarter
AXA-ARAG Rechtsschutz AG
pb 6944
8050 Zurich
Switzerland
Point of contact
Margrith Bruhin Ray,
Corporate Centre
Telephone
+41 848 11 11 00
Telefax
+41 58 855 96 00
E-Mail

Milestones

Incorporation
The first step: Following the acquisition of a small insurance company in western Switzerland, ARAG acquired Schutz AG in Zurich. Schutz AG became ARAG Switzerland just one year later.


Growth and development
Over the course of the following years, ARAG Switzerland not only expanded its insurance portfolio but changed its name as well. Majority interest in ARAG Switzerland was transferred to the ARAG Group in 1992. In 1998, ARAG transferred the majority interest in the Swiss company to Winterthur-Rechtsschutz. This merger has created “Winterthur-ARAG“. In 2007, Winterthur-ARAG then merged with “Juridica", the legal insurance division of “Axa Schweiz”. In 2010, AXA-ARAG Rechtsschutz AG was incorporated in Switzerland.


AXA-ARAG in Switzerland today
AXA-ARAG is now a subsidiary of AXA Schweiz and the leading provider in the Swiss legal insurance market since 2009. Aside from its headquarters in Zurich, the company is also represented with offices in other major Swiss cities.