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History

FamGuard Corporation was incorporated on December 6, 1983 under the laws of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to serve as an investment holding company. The Corporation's subsidiary companies, Family Guardian Insurance Company, BahamaHealth Brokers & Benefit Consultants, FG Insurance Agents & Brokers, FG Capital Markets and FG Financial, currently employ 380 sales and administrative personnel.

FamGuard is a publicly traded company listed with the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX).

The following timeline provides an overview of the Corporation's growth and milestone events:

  • 1965
    Family Guardian was established in 1965 by Roscow N. Pyfrom, A. R. Jack Knowles and Norbert F. Boissiere offering Home Service life and health insurance products.

  • 1975
    By its 10th anniversary, Family Guardian had expanded to a total of 13 sales offices.

  • 1979
    Family Guardian acquired the portfolio of Community Industrial Life Insurance Company.

  • 1981
    Family Guardian broadened its product line by establishing the Financial Services Division to sell Ordinary Life insurance and annuities.

  • 1983
    FamGuard Corporation Ltd was established as the holding company for Family Guardian.

  • 1993
    The Company's Corporate Centre on East Bay Street was completed.

  • 1997
    Family Guardian acquired Guardian Life of the Caribbean's Bahamas portfolio.

  • 1998
    FamGuard became a publically traded company, successfully completing its initial public offering

  • 2000
    FamGuard expanded further through a new subsidiary, BahamaHealth, offering comprehensive health insurance and other employee benefit plans.

  • 2001
    FamGuard formed a third subsidiary, FG General Insurance Agency.
    Family Guardian and Star Insurance Company (Bahamas) merged their operations becoming one of the largest life and health insurers in The Bahamas.

  • 2005
    FamGuard formed a strategic alliance with Sagicor Financial Corporation.

  • 2007
    The Family Guardian Financial Centre opened on East Bay and Church Streets, Nassau, consolidating under one roof the Financial Services division, Operations (including payments processing, claims & underwriting), and BahamaHealth.

  • 2008
    FamGuard expanded its financial product offerings with the launch of FG Capital Markets and FG Financial to provide brokerage and advisory services and pension and investment management.

  • 2010
    FG General was expanded and renamed FG Insurance Agents & Brokers incorporating the Financial Services division and a new Property and Casualty division providing home, auto, marine, commercial and liability insurance.