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ERGO – The Brands

ERGO operates in the market under its own name and also that of its specialist insurers, using a wide variety of sales channels. Its companies offer customers expert advice and a full range of primary insurance products. They serve both private customers in all stages of their lives and corporate customers. ERGO and its companies are represented worldwide in more than 30 countries.


The Group provides life insurance and property-casualty insurance under the ERGO brand. In Germany, its varied products for old-age provision, wealth building, income maintenance and the protection of belongings are offered by life insurer ERGO Lebensversicherung and property-casualty insurer ERGO Versicherung. Both rank among the leading providers on the German market and have more than a century of experience behind them.


D.A.S., ERGO’s legal protection insurer, is Europe’s No 1 in its market. Founded in 1928, D.A.S. now operates in almost 20 countries. Alongside tailored legal protection products, D.A.S., as one of the pioneers in Germany, offers its customers the possibility of using the services of a lawyer before problems arise and of settling conflicts out of court through mediation.


For over 80 years, DKV has been a pioneer in the industry with needs-oriented and innovative products. As ERGO’s health insurance specialist, it provides comprehensive health and nursing care insurance focused on needs to private and statutory health insurance customers alike. Its customers benefit from attractive service and assistance products as well as from the organisation of high-quality medical care.

ERGO Direkt

ERGO Direkt is the Group’s expert in direct marketing. It focuses on simple and easy-to-understand insurance products geared to the standard needs of private households – such as supplementary dental insurance, long term care daily benefits, term life cover and death benefits insurance. As a result, the company has become Germany’s most popular direct insurer in the 28 years since it was founded.


ERV, ERGO’s travel insurer, has over 100 years’ experience in its field of business and is the market leader among Germany’s travel insurers. As one of the leading providers in Europe, it is today represented in more than 20 countries. With its international network, ERV can offer its customers optimum service before, during and after a trip.

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