Benefact Group


A Mission To Give Back

Ansvar is proudly owned by the Benefact Group, a diverse family of specialist financial services businesses, driven by a shared ambition to do right by customers and clients and united by a common purpose to give all available profits to charity and good causes.

About The Benefact Group

Originally created to protect parish churches from fire, the Benefact Group (formerly Ecclesiastical Insurance Group) has been in existence for over 130 years and has grown to become an international family of three divisions including insurance, investments and broker and advisory.

With operations in the UK, Ireland, Canada and Australia, the Benefact Group comprises over 30 specialist financial businesses including Ecclesiastical Insurance, EdenTree Investment Management, SEIB, Lycetts and Lloyd & White brokers.

The Benefact Group exists to give back and is currently the third largest corporate donor to charity in the UK and has ambitious plans to give £250 million to charities and good causes by 2025.

Over the last few years, Benefact Group has given over £100 million to charities and good causes.  Ansvar is proud to be owned by the Benefact Group and also has a genuine desire to make a positive difference to the lives of the vulnerable in our community.


How We’re Different


Building A Better Future

Being owned by the Benefact Group is of significant benefit to Ansvar in Australia in supporting our mission, our value proposition and the quality of products and services we provide to our broker partners and clients.

Operating since 1887 in the UK within the world’s largest financial hub, the Benefact Group brings a range of benefits to Ansvar including:

Shared Group skills and expertise from a range of diverse areas including insurance, risk management, investments and specialist brokers
Group financial backing and support
Group buying power achieving better reinsurance terms, availability and capacity
Sharing deep insurance underwriting and technical capabilities and expertise gained from operating in similar markets for decades
Industry thought leadership on a global level from the Benefact Groups Centre’s of Excellence

Being part of the Benefact Group makes our market offering all the more stronger and is crucial in helping Ansvar create and build a better future for our business, our broker partners, clients and the community we work hard to protect and support.

Learn more about the Benefact Group.