Vanguard Assurance Company Limited began operations in October 1974 as a composite insurance company

and has the enviable record of being the first private indigenous insurance company in Ghana.At inception, Vanguard offered only two classes of business – Life and Fire. Over the years, the company diversified its product portfolio into one-stop composite insurance company underwriting all the major classes of Life and Non-Life insurance.

Today, Vanguard Assurance is a subsidiary of the Vanguard Group underwriting only non-life insurances.

As a pacesetter, Vanguard Assurance played a leading role in the establishment of the following successful companies.


    • Vanguard Life Assurance Company Limited
    • Ghana Leasing Company
    • CAL Bank
    • Vanguard Properties Development Company Limited
    • Juaben Rural Bank


To be the preferred Insurer fulfilling our customer needs and aspirations.

To offer financial security through innovative insurance solutions that delight our customers.
    • We believe the customer is always right
    • We esteem integrity and honesty
    • We reward productivity and innovation
    • We are one family

Vanguard Assurance not only stands tall because of its passion for excellence in service delivery but also for prompt claims settlement.

Over the years, our consistent ability to honour genuine claims has endeared Vanguard Assurance as a household name. In 2015 alone, Vanguard Assurance paid customers claims amounting to over Forty Million Ghana cedis (GHC 40,000,000).

Our claims payment ability coupled with excellent customer service has led us to win several laurels from reputable industry players including the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana, The Ghana Club 100 and the Insurance Brokers Association of Ghana.