Assuria Life (GY) Inc. and Assuria General (GY) Inc. are companies which are subsidiaries of Assuria N.V.
Assuria N.V., a limited liability company, is within the insurance sector the largest concern in Suriname.
Assuria N.V. is the holding company of the shares of Assuria Levensverzekering N.V. (Assuria Life Insurance), Assuria Schadeverzekering N.V. (Assuria General Insurance), Assuria Medische Verzekering N.V. (Assuria Medical Insurance), Assuria Beleggingsmaatschappij N.V. (Assuria Investment Company), Rondeau Holdings N.V. and DSB-Assuria Vastgoed Maatschappij N.V. (DSB-Assuria Real Estate Company) 50%.
Through its operating companies Assuria N.V. offers life insurances and general insurances, including term insurances, endowments and pension insurances, traffic, residence, travel and health insurances. Assuria is a large institutional investor, which is especially active in the field of mortgage loans and real estate development. Assuria N.V. has substantial interest in a number of leading Surinamese companies. Furthermore, Assuria N.V. invests in the international capital market.
The history of the concern dates back to 1889 when the Eerste Nederlandsche insurance company established its first subsidiary in Suriname. Over the years, companies like Olveh, Ago, Manulife, Nieuwe Eerste Nederlandsche, SURAM, NEN Schadeverzekeringen, De Nationale, ENNA en NIFM have become a part of what is presently the Assuria group.