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About QBE Singapore

Present in Singapore for more than a century, QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd, a general insurance and reinsurance company, is the Republic’s oldest registered Australian company.

Established in 1891, QBE Singapore is a trusted provider of specialist expertise and professional insurance services. Our insurance specialists develop leading-edge products that are client-focused, delivering cover tailored to deal with everything from complex risks to more simple and straightforward insurance needs.

QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd is a member of the QBE Insurance Group which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and headquartered in Sydney. 

Our Purpose

We give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions

Everyone has ambitions and goals – both personal and professional. We give people the confidence to achieve them by helping them manage risks so they can focus on the outcome they desire, not the potential barriers holding them back.

Our Vision

To be the insurer that builds the strongest partnerships with customers

Our customers are defined very broadly. This means there are many different stakeholder groups we are committed to building the strongest partnerships with – they include our major trading partners, brokers, agents, insureds, policyholders, claimants as well as our most important asset, our own people.

2016 QBE Singapore was named the ‘Best General Insurance Company 2016, Singapore’ by World Finance
2015 Transfer of QBE Insurance (International) Ltd to QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd on 1 October
2014 QBE Qnect, an innovative online insurance portal, was launched in Singapore
2013 QBE Singapore won the World Finance 'Best Non Life Insurance Company, Singapore' Award
2012 QBE Marine Underwriting Agency was absorbed into QBE Singapore
2008 QBE Singapore named 1st Runner Up – ‘Best Insurance Company of the Year (International) Category’ as voted by Singapore Insurance Brokers Association
2004 QBE acquired Zurich’s general insurance business in Singapore
2000 QBE acquired ING’s general insurance business in Singapore
QBE Marine Underwriting Agency, a subsidiary of QBE Insurance (International) Ltd, was formed
1994 QBE Singapore received Australian Trade Commission Award for 'Outstanding Export Achievement'
1988 QBE Singapore entered into a business partnership arrangement with Prudential, Singapore Branch, which significantly increased distribution channels and brand awareness
1981 QBE Singapore moved to the prime financial district and into one of the newest buildings, the 25-storey Octagon
1976 QBE Sports & Recreation Club was registered in Singapore office
1960 QBE Singapore moved to a new location, Guthrie’s Building on North Boat Quay
1901 Queensland Insurance SE Asia Branch moved into the same office with their chief agents, McAlister & Company at Battery Road (Raffles Place)
1891 QBE Insurance (International) Ltd, Singapore Branch was established

Since our founding, QBE has been playing an active role in the communities in which it operates. In 2011, the QBE Insurance Group launched its major global corporate responsibility initiative: the QBE Foundation.

The Foundation’s philosophy is to support charities that help people overcome disadvantages, strengthen their abilities, and help them live more independently, successfully and productively.

Our objectives include making a difference in key areas that align with QBE’s vision and values. We also seek to drive employee engagement by developing networking and a strong team-based culture. We strive to maximise the return and impact for any collection, distribution and allocation of philanthropic resources. 

Through the Foundation's initiatives, we aim to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged children, youth and elderly across the region.

Building a stronger, simpler QBE