AMP Sanmar infuses Rs.35 crore capital
11 February 2004
Chennai: The only Chennai-headquartered life insurer, AMP Sanmar Life Insurance, has increased its capital base by Rs.35 crore to Rs.160 crore. The additional capital is to fuel the company's expansion plans. In a slow and steady manner the company has been booking premium. For the nine months ended December 31, 2003, AMP Sanmar's first year premium is Rs.15.86 crore ranking 12th in the field of 13 life insurers. The company has 4,700 agents and focuses only on the southern semi urban and rural markets.
company plans to increase the agency force to 9,200 in
2004 and open 22 new branches. AMP Sanmar also plans to
venture into new markets in the west and north.