Helvetia Holding AG engages in the provision of insurance and financial services. It operates through the following segments: Switzerland, Europe, Specialty Markets, and Corporate. The Switzerland segment comprises the market area of Switzerland. The Europe segment contains the market areas of Germany, Italy, Spain and Austria. The Specialty Markets segment offers transport, art, and technical insurance. The Corporate segment includes group activities, the financing companies and group reinsurance. The company was founded in 1858 and is headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland.