History of Former Nichido Fire

1898 January Started selling monthly fire insurance (postal fire insurance)
March Tokyo Article Fire Insurance (capital: 100,000 yen) established
1911 November Toho Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. established
1914 January Japan Personal Property Fire Insurance (capital: 500,000 yen) established by succeeding Tokyo Article Fire Insurance
1944 August Merged with Toho Fire
1946 December Renamed Nichido Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd.
1972 May Nichido East Ginza Building  completed
October Formed business alliance with AIG
1987 March Head office building completed
1989 July Launched five-year plan “ASKA80”
1994 October Launched three-year plan “EPOCH21”
1996 August Established Nichido Life Insurance Company, Limited
1997 May Launched Mid-Term Business Plan “NAC2001”
1998 January Formed business alliance with New India Assurance Co., Ltd.
2000 September Formed Millea Insurance Group with Asahi Life Insurance and Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance
2001 January Reached consensus with Tokio Marine about establishment of joint holding company
2002 February Established local subsidiary in Guam and started operations
April Established Millea Holdings, Inc., becoming its subsidiary with Tokio Marine
2003 January Announced cancellation of business merger with Asahi Life
October Nichido Life and Tokio Marine Anshin Life Insurance merged to form Tokio Marine & Nichido Anshin Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
2004 April Launched Medium-Term Business Plan “Nextage 2005– Execution–”