The LocalTapiola group is a group of companies based on a mutual company structure and owned by its customers, which serves private customers, farmers, entrepreneurs, corporate customers, and organizations. LähiTapiola’s products and services cover general, life, and pension insurance, as well as investment and savings services. The LocalTapiola group is formed by the nationally operating LocalTapiola General, LocalTapiola Life, LocalTapiola Asset Management, LocalTapiola Real Estate Asset Management, and LocalTapiola real estate equity fund--as well as 20 regional mutual non-life insurance companies. LocalTapiola operates nationwide in Finland, offering its services to approximately 1.6 million customers. LocalTapiola has 135 service locations and staff numbering approximately 3400.
The fundamental purpose for the existence of LocalTapiola is to provide comprehensive services to its customers. Because of this, rather than being seen as a traditional insurance company, the operation is seen as a life safety company that aims to provide versatile and proactive safety in health, security, as well as economic areas.
As a company that provides safety and security throughout life, LocalTapiola’s operations are very broad and versatile, which, in turn, also creates a need for risk management.