SBI Life Insurance is a joint venture between State Bank of India and BNP Paribas Cardif. SBI owns 74% of the total capital and BNP Paribas Cardif the remaining 26%. SBI Life Insurance has an authorized capital of Rs. 2,000 crores and a paid up capital of Rs 1,000 crores.
Along with its 5 Associate Banks, State Bank Group has the unrivalled strength of over 18,000 branches across the country, arguably the largest in the world.
BNP Paribas Cardif is the life and property & casualty insurance arm of BNP Paribas, one of the strongest banks in the world. BNP Paribas Group, having presence in more than 80 countries ranks highly in Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. BNP Paribas Cardif is one of the world leaders in creditor insurance and its life and non-life insurance units have received an AA rating from Standard & Poor’s.
"To be the most trusted and preferred life insurance provider "
"To emerge as the leading company offering a comprehensive range of life insurance and pension products at competitive prices, ensuring high standards of customer satisfaction and world class operating efficiency, and become a model life insurance company in India in the post liberalization period".
SBI Life has a unique multi-distribution model encompassing vibrant Bancassurance, Retail Agency, Institutional Alliance and Corporate Solutions distribution channels.
SBI Life extensively leverages the State Bank Group relationship as a platform for cross-selling insurance products along with its numerous banking product packages such as housing loans and personal loans. SBI’s access to over 100 million accounts across the country provides a vibrant base for insurance penetration across every region and economic strata in the country, thus ensuring true financial inclusion. Agency Channel, comprising of the most productive force of over 80,000 Insurance Advisors, offers door to door insurance solutions to customers.