Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group. Over the past few years, FWD has grown rapidly across the region and we have established ourselves as an innovative, dynamic player across our key markets.
Our story so far
At FWD we’re flying the flag for a new approach to an old industry.
You can fnd out here what we’ve done, where we’ve been, and where we’re going next.
FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD's vision is to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about
We are proud of our exciting and unprecedented new market growth, our valuable partnerships, and our success stories over such a short time.
FWD completes acquisition of SCB Life Assurance and enters into 15-year bancassurance partnership with Siam Commercial Bank in Thailand
FWD agrees to acquire SCB Life Assurance and enter into long-term bancassurance partnership with Siam Commercial Bank in Thailand
FWD agrees to acquire MetLife Hong Kong
FWD completes acquisition of 49% stake in HSBC Amanah Takaful (Malaysia)
FWD announces agreement to acquire Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s Indonesian life insurance business
AIG Fuji LIfe becomes FWD Fuji Life
FWD completes acquisition of AIG Fuji Life Insurance Company
FWD announces agreement to acquire AIG Fuji Life Insurance in Japan
FWD enters Vietnam with the acquisition of Great Eastern Life Vietnam
FWD enters Singapore with acquisition of Shenton Insurance
FWD surpasses 1 million customer mark across the Group
Sharia license granted in Indonesia
Indonesia presence formalised with joint-venture
China Representative Office opens in Shanghai
FWD opens for business in the Philippines
FWD enters the Philippines with new license
Huynh Thanh Phong appointed FWD Group CEO
Brand presence established in Indonesia
Swiss Re acquires 12.3% stake & Prof. Frederick Ma appointed FWD Group INED
Hon. Ronald Arculli appointed FWD Group Chairman
FWD brand unveiled
Pacific Century Group acquires Hong Kong, Macau and Thailand insurance businesses of ING Group N.V.
FWD is the insurance business of Pacific Century Group. Pacific Century Group (PCG) is an Asia-based private investment group established in 1993. PCG has a strong track record of holding and developing assets over
the long term, and has a network of well-established connections in Asia.
PCG has interests in three core business pillars: financial services, technology, media & telecommunications, and real estate. Our sister companies include global integrated communications group PCCW; Hong Kong's premier
telecommunications service provider HKT; global asset manager PineBridge Investments; and property and infrastructure development company Pacific Century Premium Developments (PCPD).
Our minority shareholder, Swiss Re Group, is one of the world's leading reinsurers.
We believe that building the right culture starts with building the right team who we know will make the right decisions. We have an extraordinary leadership team who are smart, dynamic, progressive and experienced.