Gjensidige is a Nordic general insurance group listed on Oslo Børs, with its head office in Oslo.We safeguard life, health and assets in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. In Norway, we also offer pension schemes and banking and savings solutions for private customers.

Business areas


The Group had a total of 3,834 employees at the end of the year 2017. 

Market shares

Market shares are calculated and published by national trade organisations. Below you will find links to the web pages where the market shares are published.

Finance Norway
The Central Union of Marine Underwriters (CEFOR)

The Swedish Insurance Federation

The Danish Insurance Association   

Financial and Capital Market Commission
Latvian Insurers Association

Insurance Supervisory Commission

Financial Supervision Authority


Gjensidige is listed at Oslo Stock Exchange. At year-end 2017, Gjensidige had approximately 33,000 shareholders. The 20 biggest owners represented a total of 85.1 per cent of the shares in the Company.

The Gjensidige Foundation is our largest owner with an owner share at 62.2 per cent. The Gjensidige Foundationhas laid down in its statutes that its ownership interest in Gjensidige shall amount to at least 60 per cent, which shall contribute to predictability and stable ownership.

20 largest shareholders registered in the register of shareholders in the Norwegian Central Securities Depository (VPS).

The role of the Gjensidige Foundation

A mutual insurance company is owned by the customers. When Gjensidige was transformed to an public limited liability company in june 2010, the customers ownership was continued by the Gjensidige Foundation.  The general insurance customers in Gjensidige elects and is eliglibe to the general meeting and to the Board of the Gjensidige Foundation.

Read more about the Gjensidige Foundation.