Mauritian Eagle Insurance Company Limited (MEI) was incorporated in December 1973 and started its operations in January 1974. MEI started as a joint venture between Ireland Blyth Limited (holding 80% of the issued share capital) and South African Eagle Insurance Company Limited, presently a member of the Zurich Financial Services Group, holding the rest.
MEI was listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius in 1993 and the shareholding profile changed to 60% of the equity for IBL Ltd, 15% held by Zurich Insurance Company South Africa Limited and the remaining 25% by the public. On the 1st July 2016, MEI became the first insurance company to be admitted on the SEMSI (Stock Exchange of Mauritius Sustainability Index).
MEI holds a 20% stake in H Savy Insurance Company Limited which is incorporated in the Seychelles.
MEI operates in both domestic and commercial markets and is engaged in short term insurance business comprising Accident, Health, Engineering, Property, Motor and Transportation insurance.
MEI is ISO 9001:2000 (Quality Management System) and ISO 27001:200S5 (Information Security Management) certified, thus ensuring operational continuity and data protection.