Cathay Life Insurance

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Cathay Life Insurance
Industry Life insurance
Founded 1962
Founder Tsai Wan-lin
Headquarters Taipei, Republic of China
Area served
Parent Cathay Financial Holdings
Website Cathay Life

Cathay Life Insurance is a life insurance company in Taiwan, Republic of China founded in 1962.[1] The firm offers life, health, and annuities. In 2017, Cathay ranked 411th on the Fortune Global 500.[2]


The firm was founded in 1962 by Tsai Wan-lin and family members.[3]

Cathay Life was the first Taiwanese life insurance company to enter the Chinese market, starting in Shanghai in 2005.[4] The firm then entered Vietnam in 2008, forming Cathay Life Vietnam and selling through banks.[5]

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  1. ^ "Cathay Life Insurance Co., Ltd.: Private Company Information". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2017-10-23.
  2. ^ "Cathay Life Insurance Financials and News | Global 500". Retrieved 2017-10-23.
  3. ^ Jong-sung You (22 January 2015). Democracy, Inequality and Corruption. Cambridge University Press. pp. 204–. ISBN 978-1-107-07840-6.
  4. ^ "Cathay Life transforms Taiwan". World Finance. Retrieved 2017-10-23.
  5. ^ "In for their share - News VietNamNet". Retrieved 2017-10-23.