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Lion of Africa Insurance


About Lion of Africa Insurance

Lion of Africa Insurance Company Limited (Lion) is an accredited financial services provider licensed by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA). The Lion is a leading property and liability insurer for both Commercial and Public Sector clients and offers flexible insurance solutions to commercial companies, municipalities and state owned enterprises.

Our prestigious list of public sector clients includes 6 of the 8 South African metropolitan municipalities.  We are also a preferred insurer of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

With a proven track record spanning nearly 20 years, Lion designs uniquely South African insurance solutions.   The Lion’s commitment to its clients and partners is captured in the brand promise: Insuring South Africa’s Future.

The Lion holds a level two Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) rating and is committed to meaningfully contributing to the transformation of the financial services industry in South Africa and supporting the objectives of the National Development Plan.

Lion is 100% owned by JSE-listed Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited. Brimstone is a black controlled and managed investment company incorporated and domiciled in the Republic of South Africa, employing more than 3 500 employees in its subsidiaries and more than 24 000 in its associates and investments.

Lion has also launched two Underwriting Management Agencies during January 2017, Neptune Marine Underwriting Managers (Neptune Marine) and Infrastructure Risk Underwriter’s.

Neptune Marine provides specialist niche insurance solutions for all types of cargo, whether moving by air, sea or road. Marine Hull Covers include sea-going vessels and can be tailored to suit the needs of different clients.

Infrastructure Risk Underwriting Managers are an essential underwriting company providing technical and underwriting expertise to the Lion on a national basis from an engineering underwriting and claims perspective.

Lion of Africa Insurance is an authorized financial services provider: FSP number 17511

Contact Details

Address: 2nd Floor, Tata House 2, 39 Ferguson Road, Illovo

Tel: 086 010 2724


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