Tokio Marine Nichido

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Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Industry Insurance
Founded 1879
Parent Tokio Marine Holdings
Tokio Marine Nichido Building near the Imperial Palace in Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo

Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (東京海上日動火災保険株式会社 Tōkyō Kaijō Nichidō Kasai Hoken Kabushiki-Kaisha?), commonly called Tokio Marine Nichido, is a property/casualty insurance subsidiary of Tokio Marine Holdings, the largest non-mutual private insurance group in Japan. Tokio Marine Holdings was formerly known as Millea Group, which underwent a name change in July 2008. Its headquarters are in Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo.[1]

The company is one of the very few groups and individuals that still use the spelling Tokio for the city in the English language.


The Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance[edit]

The antecedent Tokyo Marine insurance is the first insurance company (as the marine insurance company) in Japan, and also the top sales damage insurance company of Japan in pre-war era.

  • August, 1879 - Tokyo Marine Insurance (東京海上保険) established.
  • January, 1891 - Meiji Fire Insurance (明治火災保険) established.
  • April, 1918 - Tokyo Marine Insurance changes the trade name to Tokyo Marine and Fire Insurance (東京海上火災保険).
  • March, 1919 - Mitsubishi Marine and Fire Insurance (三菱海上火災保険) established.
  • March, 1944 - Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance acquires Meiji Fire Insurance and the Mitsubishi Marine and Fire insurance.

The Nichido Fire & Marine Insurance[edit]

The company is one of a "Big Three Personal property insurance companies" in pre-war Japan. It belonged to the old Yasuda zaibatsu.

  • February, 1898- Tokyo Article Fire Insurance (東京物品火災保険) established.
  • November, 1911- Toho Fire Insurance (東邦火災保険) established.
  • January, 1914- Tokyo Article Fire Insurance change the trade name to the Japan Personal Property fire insurance (日本動産火災保険).
  • August, 1944- Japan Personal Property fire insurance acquires Toho Fire Insurance.
  • December, 1946- Change of trade name to Nichido Fire & Marine Insurance.


On 1 November 2004, Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance and Nichido Fire and Marine Insurance merged to create Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.




People's Republic of China[edit]

  • Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Company (Hong Kong)
  • Tokio Marine Investment Services Ltd.
  • Sino Life Insurance Co.



United Kingdom[edit]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

  • [Tokio Marine Middle East, Ltd.]

  • Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co. Ltd.

United States[edit]

  • Philadelphia Insurance Companies
  • Tokio Marine Management, Inc.
  • Tokio Marine Technologies LLC
  • Trans Pacific Insurance Company
  • TM Casualty Insurance Company
  • TM Specialty Insurance Company
  • TNUS Insurance Company
  • First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd.
  • TM Claims Service, Inc.
  • Tokio Marine North America Services LLC.

Other countries[edit]

  • Australia: Tokio Marine Management (Australasia) Pty. Ltd.
  • Bahrain: The Arab Eastern Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • Brazil: Tokio Marine Seguradora S.A.
  • Bermuda: Tokio Millennium Re Ltd.
  • Egypt: [Tokio Marine Egypt] Nile Takaful
  • Guam: Tokio Marine Pacific Insurance Limited
  • India: IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company Limited
  • Indonesia: P.T. Asuransi Tokio Marine Indonesia
  • Ireland: Tokio Marine Global Re Limited
  • Vietnam: Bao Viet Tokio Marine Joint Venture Company.
  • Malaysia: Tokio Marine Insurans (Malaysia) Bhd.
  • México: Tokio Marine Compañía de Seguros, S.A. de C.V.
  • Republic of China (Taiwan): Tokio Marine Newa Insurance Co., Ltd.


  1. ^ "Corporate Profile." Tokio Marine Nichido. Retrieved on July 24, 2011. "Address of Head Office 2-1 Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo"

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