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ARAG Expands its Program of School Sponsorship Projects

The family-owned enterprise is expanding the scope of its social engagement in the field of school mediation to include the state of Bavaria.

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ARAG realigns its business under the influence of the persistent low-interest phase

The ARAG Group of Düsseldorf is realigning its corporate structure and focusing on the composite and health insurance segments, which have been growing for many years.

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ARAG launches operations in Canada

The ARAG Group continues to pursue its international expansion strategy. The Düsseldorf family-owned enterprise has now launched operations in Canada with the newly founded ARAG Services Corporation.

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2016 ARAG School Mediation Conference in Düsseldorf

Conference participants, most of whom are school principals, teachers and school social workers from various types of schools in North Rhine-Westphalia, are invited to take part in one of ten workshops on the subject of “Intercultural Conflict Management & Mediation”.

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The ARAG Group: The dynamic positive growth trend continues

Annual Press Conference 2016: The ARAG Group presented itself in excellent shape in 2015.

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Experts sound the alarm: “Cyberbullying is the ticking time bomb in the Internet”

An international trend: increasingly young victims, the workplace severely affected as well, schools facing increasing pressure, government challenged to react.

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ARAG SE Earns “Best Risk Management” Award

The 2016 portfolio institutionell Awards jury honors ARAG’s holistic approach

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ARAG Updates its Logo

ARAG SE enters the spring of 2016 with a revised logo and a new communication campaign.

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ARAG supports film competition on the theme ”Cyberbullying-Civil Courage Pays Off“

Award ceremony on the 22nd of february 2016 at the Ministry for Education and Schools

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ARAG awarded BaFin approval for its internal risk capital model

The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, BaFin) has approved and certified the internal risk capital model for the ARAG Group under Solvency II.

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ARAG Begins Work on the “Digital Risks Survey”

What effects does cyberbullying have in different countries, and how do people in the countries in question deal with them? These are only a few of the questions addressed in the first international comparative study entitled "ARAG Digital Risks Survey – View on Cyberbullying Prevention"

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ARAG Group Earns the InnoWard Education Award

The Bildungsnetzwerk Versicherungswirtschaft (Insurance Industry Education Network, BWV) has honored the ARAG INTandem Program with the InnoWard for 2015.

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ARAG to Expand its Scandinavian Business

ARAG to Expand its Scandinavian Business

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Award for the ARAG Group Annual Report

The Annual Report for 2014 of the ARAG Group of Düsseldorf was honored as “Silver Winner Worldwide” in the insurance industry within the context of this year’s LACP Vision Awards.

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ARAG’s continuing success confirmed by growth and earnings gains in 2014

ARAG demonstrated considerable agility and a very healthy constitution in 2014. Fiscal year 2015 has progressed in a promising and dynamic manner.

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ARAG SE: Redemption of subordinated bond issue/dividend announcement

ARAG SE, Düsseldorf, gives notice to entirely exercise redemption of the subordinated bearer bond issued in 2005.

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ARAG is the Largest Sponsor of the New Sport Safety Foundation “Stiftung Sicherheit im Sport”

Together with highly respected partners as the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), ARAG is seeking to enhance sport accident research and accident prevention in Germany.

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Dr. Renko Dirksen joins the Executive Board of ARAG SE

Dr. Renko Dirksen (38) has been appointed by the Supervisory Board of ARAG SE to the Group Executive Board.

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Project Sponsored by ARAG: Sucessful Launch of the “Conflict Management at Schools in North Rhine- Westphalia”

ARAG SE continues to demonstrate its commitment to social responsibility and has now stepped up its funding support for CSR activities. ARAG developed the innovative "Conflict Management at Schools" project, which was successfully launched at 21 schools in North Rhine-Westphalia in March 2014.

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ARAG SE: Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender to stay on as Chairman of the Board for five more years

The Supervisory Board of ARAG SE has extended the appointment of Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender as Chairman and CEO for five more years effective 4 July 2015.

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Promoting Greater Independence for Children and Youth

ARAG SE continues to demonstrate social responsibility. The Düsseldorf-based family enterprise is now providing funding support for the DKJS in the field of digital education.

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ARAC plc achieves a hat-trick with three industry awards in two weeks

ARAG's UK subsidiary ARAG plc named "Personal Injury Insurance Provider of the Year", "Legal Expences Team of the Year" and "Underwriting Service Awards Team of the Year".

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Annual Press Conference 2014

"The realignment of the ARAG Group has not slowed our growth. In fact, our business has progressed even more favorably than we predicted - especially in terms of earnings," explained Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender, CEO of the ARAG Group.

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Success Formula for Jogi's Boys

ARAG mathematicians predict the winner of the FIFA World Team Cup 2014 using a special formula developed by themselves: Germany will win - closely followed by Brazil.

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ARAG Group Sets Sights on Growth in Spain

ARAG SE is buying the direct, brokered legal insurance business of DEPSA.

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Extensive German study on bullying and cyberbullying among adults

Bullying and cyberbullying are not confined to young people and the school environment. Adults are affected as well - at work or in the Internet.

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ARAG wins JUVE AWARD

JUVE AWARD for inurance group ARAG: The Legal Department was named "In-house team of the year for regulated industries."

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International Graduate Trainee Program

ARAG SE launched an international graduate trainee program on 1 July 2013.

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Annual Press Conference 2013

“From the standpoint of our shareholders, Fiscal Year 2012 was the most successful year in the history of ARAG within the Group structure established in 2003”, noted Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender, CEO of the ARAG Group, at the Annual Press Conference.

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Germany's Largest Study on Cyberlife

ARAG supports the most extensive study of cyberlife ever conducted in Germany, in which more than 10,000 parents, teachers and pupils participated.

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ARAG expands business operations in Scandinavia

ARAG increased its interest in HELP Forsikring from the present 44.8 percent to more than 90 percent and aims to become the sole shareholder within yearend.

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Largest Study on Cyberlife

The "Bündnis gegen Cybermobbing e.V".and ARAG jointly conduct the largest German study on Cyberlife und Cyberbullying.

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ARAG Allgemeine: Board Member Christian Vogée heads Sports Insurance

Christian Vogée has been appointed as head of the unit “Sports Insurance by the Supervisory Board of ARAG Allgemeine Versicherungs-AG.

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ARAG with New Branch Structure

The Düsseldorf-based insurance group ARAG has successfully completed a cross-border merger of six of its European units.

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ARAG Ranks First in a Study on Comprehensibility

ARAG ranks ahead of its competitors when it comes to the comprehensibility of product and customer information according to a study.

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Klaus Heiermann appointed as Chief Representative, ARAG SE

Klaus Heiermann (47) has been appointed as Chief Representative of ARAG SE effective 1 January 2013.

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New Board Member for
ARAG Allgemeine / Interlloyd

The Supervisory Boards of ARAG Allgemeine Versicherungs-AG and Interlloyd AG have appointed Wolfgang Mathmann (45) to the Executive Board effective 1 January 2013.

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Award for excellence: ARAG named “Insurance Provider of the Year” in UK

Press release: The industry journal Claims Magazine has named ARAG’s UK subsidiary ARAG plc. “Insurance Provider of the Year.”

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Annual Press Conference 2012

“The ARAG Group is growing, earning good money while the financial markets remain in a crisis mode and still has solid capital backing,” noted Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender, Chairman of the ARAG Board of Management, with respect to the Group’s business development at the Annual Press Conference.

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ARAG Life und ARAG Health appoint new Management Board members

The Supervisory Boards of ARAG Lebensversicherungs-AG and ARAG Krankenversicherungs-AG have appointed two new members to the Management Board: Dr. Roland Schäfer and Renko Dirksen.

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ARAG expands business operations in Scandinavia: New legal insurance market opened in Sweden

The Norwegian legal insurer HELP Forsikring AS, an associate company of the ARAG Group of Düsseldorf, commences business operations in Sweden in May.

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ARAG SE: Redistribution of responsibilities within the Management Board

The Supervisory Board of ARAG SE has approved a new management structure and a redistribution of responsibilities within the Group Management Board. The current...

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ARAG Rechtsschutz now ARAG SE

ARAG Allgemeine Rechtsschutz-Versicherungs-AG has now completed the process of transformation into a “Societas Europaea” (SE).

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ARAG North America rated among the Best Places to Work in the insurance sector

ARAG North America has been selected for the third consecutive time as one of the „Best Places to Work in Insurance“

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ARAG Rechtsschutz to adopt a branch structure

“A phase of intense implementation work has now begun for the ARAG Group. We are adapting our national and international corporate structure to meet the challenges of the future,” explains Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender.

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ARAG Austria: Supervisory Board Appoints New CEO

Dr. Matthias Effinger (40), presently CEO of the ARAG Group’s Belgian subsidiary, has been appointed by the supervisory board of ARAG Allgemeine Rechtsschutz-Versicherungs-AG Austria to the management board of the company.

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ARAG's New Brand Strategy

Over the course of the past decade, the Düsseldorf insurance group has undergone an extensive change process and is now redefining its brand position accordingly.

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Annual Press Conference 2011

“In recent years, the ARAG Group has shed its role as a niche provider”, said Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender.

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David Murray appointed President and CEO of ARAG North America

Effective 17 February 2011, David Murray (43) has been appointed
President and CEO of ARAG North America, based in Des Moines, Iowa.
He succeeds Cameron Sutton, who recently retired.

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ARAG Rechtsschutz Plans Conversion

ARAG Allgemeine Rechtsschutz-Versicherungs-AG has initiated the process of converting to a “Societas Europeae (SE). The Management Board has approved the corresponding conversion plan. The operational holding company of the ARAG Group is to be reincorporated as an SE in the course of 2011.

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Annual Report Press Conference

Annual Report Press Conference 2010 - Income from normal business activity doubles - Group shows moderate but solid growth - International business and health insurance continue to grow

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ARAG trims its portfolio with the sale of INTERIURA International AG

The ARAG Group has decided to sell INTERIURA International AG, its subsidiary specialising in international claims settlement and services, to the Dutch firm CED International B.V.

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Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender reappointed Chairman of the Board Management for another five-year term

The Supervisory Board of ARAG Allgemeine Rechtsschutz-Versicherungs-AG has reappointed Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender (63) to another five-year term as Chairman of the Board of Management effective 4 July 2010.

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ARAG ranked among the Best Employers in the US Insurance Sector

The American subsidiary of the ARAG Group ranks among the most attractive employers in the US insurance market: ARAG North America is one of 33 companies that have been selected in a nationwide study as “Best places to Work in Insurance”.

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On Track for Success: First Legal Insurance Group Contract in Norway

HELP Forsikring AS of Norway, a partly owned subsidiary of the Düsseldorf-based ARAG Group, has concluded a group legal insurance contract with Industri Energi.

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Annual Report Press Conference 2009

“Although the collapse of global financial markets has affected us as well, the ARAG Group has demonstrated its strength over the course of the crisis,” noted Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender, Chairman of the ARAG Board of Management, with regard to developments during business year 2008 at the presentation of the Group’s annual financial statements.

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ARAG Slovenia celebrates its 5th anniversary

ARAG Slovenia launched business operations at its headquarters in Ljubljana in May 2004. During the past five years, the fully-owned subsidiary of ARAG Austria has established itself as a legal insurance specialist in the Slovenian insurance market and now maintains a portfolio of over 57,000 policies.

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Hanno Petersen named head of Underwriting/Services

At a meeting held today, the Supervisory Board of ARAG Allgemeine Rechtsschutz-Versicherungs-AG named Hanno Petersen (41) to the position of Director, Underwriting/Services.

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Rapid Rise in the Incidence of Labor-Related Legal Disputes in Europe

The progressively worsening economic situation has triggered a rapid rise in the incidence of legal disputes between enterprises and their employees.

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ARAG continues to expand in the UK

The British subsidiary of the ARAG Group acquires the family and commercial legal expenses portfolio from Capita Assistance, a division of Capita Insurance Services of London.

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ARAG Group on course for growth in Great Britain

ARAG plc., the British branch subsidiary of the ARAG Group, acquired ATE Limited effective 12 March 2009.

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Chief Risk Officer appointed to the ARAG Board of Management

Dr. Joerg Schwarze (43) has been appointed to the Board of Management by the Board of Supervisors of ARAG Allgemeine Rechtsschutz-Versicherungs-AG.

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Vienna Insurance Group and ARAG Group

Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) and ARAG Allgemeine Rechtsschutz-Versicherungs-AG have signed a letter of intent regarding cooperation in the legal protection business.

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