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ABOUT GIB :: OUR HISTORY

GIB was founded in 1982. From its infancy to the present time, it has retained the credo, "Return To Service". Today, GIB is a dynamic insurance broking group known for its independence, competence, integrity and competitiveness. GIB is the leading independent proudly South African insurance broking Group.

     
1980's 1990's 2000's

1982 - establishment of GIB

1983 - GIB became an FIA Member

1986- GIB became Tribunalised at Lloyds

1987- GIB established a Specialist Marine Broking Company

1990 - GIB established a Specialist Mining, Engineering and Construction Broking Company

1992 - GIB established a Life and Investments Consultancy

1993- GIB established a Specialist Aviation Insurance Broking Company

1996 - GIB entered the Agricultural Insurance Market, with major success

1997 - GIB appointed an AssurexGlobal Partner

1998 - GIB formed a Specialist Employee Benefits Company

1999 - GIB obtained a 13B Pension Fund Administration Licence

2000 - GIB established Destiny Umbrella Pension Fund

2001 - GIB moved its Corporate Head Office to Houghton

2002 - GIB acquired Thompson Credit, a Specialist Credit and Political Risk Broking Company

2004 - GIB Kwa-Zulu Natal was acquired

2006 - GIB established Sandhill, a Reinsurance Administration Company

2007 - GIB acquired AssurexGlobal Shareholding

2009 - GIB formed Dinaledi, a Specialist TV Film and Media Division

2011 - Lephatsi, a B-BBEE Company acquired a 30% Shareholding in the GIB Group

2012 - GIB became a Global Partner to Funk Alliance Germany, Worldwide Brokers Network, Brokerslink, Verspieren International France and Jiang Tai China

2013 - GIB formalised GIB Africa Associates, a Network of Brokers across Africa
GIB has grown to be one of the major composite insurance Broking Houses in South Africa whose growth can primarily be ascribed to loyal, enthusiastic and energetic people.
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