Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG)

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Company Description

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, established in 1985 is a retail general insurer with the market positions in the United Kingdom and businesses in Italy and Germany. It has brands in the United Kingdom for personal motor insurance and personal home insurance. It employs a multi-brand, multi-product and multidistribution channel business model that covers the customer segments in the United Kingdom for personal lines general insurance and a more limited presence in the commercial market. Its reportable segments are Motor, Home, Rescue & Other Personal Lines, Commercial and International. Motor segment includes motor insurance. Home segment includes personal home insurance. Rescue & Other Personal Lines segment includes rescue and recovery insurance products as well as travel and pet insurance. Commercial segment provides commercial insurance predominantly for micro businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises. International segment sells motor insurance in Germany and Italy primarily through its Direct Line brand...


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