VIS is a leading Icelandic insurance company which enjoys a strong position in the market with a market share of more than 33%. The company offers extensive insurance services with an emphasis on useful advice, efficiency, flexibility and excellent service.
The principal focus of VIS is casualty insurance. The company offers property insurance, marine and transport insurance, compulsory and voluntary motor insurance, liability insurance, accident insurance and foreign reinsurance. The company also owns and operates the life insurance company Lífís, which offers personal insurance including life and sickness coverage.
VIS was listed on the Icelandic stock market in 2013. The company was formally established on February 5, 1989 with the merger of Samvinnutryggingar and Brunabótafélag Íslands, which traces its history back to 1917.