Areas of Business

Cattolica’s business model is multichannel and multiproduct, integrated and dynamic, updated to deal with and, where possible, anticipate the evolution of the insurance market, the current social and demographical trends, the increasingly-evolved demand for services, and the emergence of new distribution channels.

The business of Gruppo Cattolica Assicurazioni is divided into three areas of business: non-life insurance, life insurance and other activities, both operational and instrumental to the insurance business. Cattolica Assicurazioni, the parent company, deals with the life and non-life branches. The other companies operate in the sectors of life, non-life, investments, real estate and offer services which are operational and instrumental to the performance of the Group’s activities. 


Summary of the premiums for the year  

  2018 2017
gross premiums written 5,648,624 4,781,484
direct business - non-life  2,103,858 2,015,050
direct business - life 3,527,196 2,752,665
indirect business - non-life  17,534 13,727
indirect business - life  36 42


Individuals and families, businesses, farmer, religious and non-profit bodies are the specific types of clients dealt with by Cattolica, which couples traditional life and non-life insurance services with innovative products and solutions for protection and risk mitigation.

In 2018 CattRe was born, a reinsurance company dedicated to non-traditional lines of risk.



Detail of Direct Premiums

Peers and market share

Among the peers of the Cattolica Assicurazioni Group operating on the Italian insurance market it is possible to include the Generali Group and the Unipol Group, also listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, and, among unlisted companies, Vittoria Assicurazioni and Reale Mutua.