With a long history of operating in Australasia, Asteron traces their origin back to 1833 in Australia and 1878 in New Zealand.
Asteron is part of the Suncorp Group. This means being part of an entity with assets of more than $85 billion and more than seven million customers. Suncorp has an A+ Standard and Poor’s long-term credit rating.*
Asterons goal is to help people secure their financial future so that they can make the most of every stage of their life. Today, Asteron provides life insurance,income protection, superannuation, retirement incomes, financial planning and trustee services to around one million customers in Australia and New Zealand.
Asteron combines decades of experience, knowledge and integrity with vision, creativity and vitality for a responsive approach that enables us to put the interests of customers first, fostering long lasting and mutually rewarding partnerships.
Asteron Life Insurance
Asterons broad range of life insurance products has been designed to protect you, your family and your business against the financial impacts of death, sickness or injury.
At the end of December 2007, the life insurance portfolio of Asteron in Australia comprised of more than 251,000 policies and $376 million in force premiums. In 2007, Asteron paid more than $201 million in claims resulting from death, trauma or disablement, including over $89 million in disability claims. These payments were made to over 3,200 customers.
1. www.asteron.com.au, 19/03/2010
2. Asteron LifeGuard PDS, 19/08/2009