Helvetia has a long tradition: in over 150 years, it has grown from a number of Swiss and foreign insurance companies into a successful international insurance group. Today, Helvetia has subsidiaries in its home market Switzerland as well as in the countries that make up the Europe operating segment: Germany, Italy, Austria and Spain. Helvetia is also present in France with its Specialty Markets operating segment and through selected regions worldwide. Some of its investment and financing activities are managed through subsidiaries and fund companies in Luxembourg and Jersey. The Group is headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland.