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ABOUT US

spb in brief

  • EUROPEAN LEADER IN AFFINITY INSURANCE AND SERVICES

    EUROPEAN LEADER IN AFFINITY INSURANCE AND SERVICES

  • 1,900 PEOPLE IN EUROPE

    1,900 PEOPLE IN EUROPE

  • COMMERCIAL PRESENCE IN 12 COUNTRIES

    COMMERCIAL PRESENCE IN 12 COUNTRIES

  • CHAIN UNIQUE SKILLS

    CHAIN UNIQUE SKILLS

  • FAMILY FOUNDED IN 1965 INDEPENDENT

    FAMILY FOUNDED IN 1965 INDEPENDENT

  • MULTI-SECTOR ACTIVITY

    MULTI-SECTOR ACTIVITY

An international development

SPB operates over 12 countries
Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, USA and United Kingdom.


Select a country :

Key figures

$

€307 MILLION
consolidated turnover

User

1,900 EMPLOYEES

Over 100

large brand Clients
with
worldwide renowned

50 million
policyholders

  • User connect

    13.4 million policyholder contacts a year

  • List

    1.27 million claims processed

  • Phone

    1.25 million interventions in services

Governance

  • Jean-Marie GUIAN

    Management board

    Executive Committee

    Jean-Marie GUIAN

    Chairman of the Management Board

  • François COMMUNE

    Management board

    Executive Committee

    François COMMUNE

    Member of the Board, executive director, Finance and Alliances

  • Pascal Briodin

    Executive Committee

    Pascal Briodin

    Deputy General Manager, Sales and Marketing Director

  • Jean-Christophe BOISSEAU

    Executive Committee

    Jean-Christophe BOISSEAU

    Human Resources director

  • Christelle LEGRIX

    Executive Committee

    Christelle LEGRIX

    Insurance Services director

  • Sandrine RACOUCHOT

    Executive Committee

    Sandrine RACOUCHOT

    IT director

  • Dominique GUIAN

    Supervisory board

    Dominique GUIAN

    Founder and chairman of the Supervisory Board

Affinity insurance
a high-potential market

Our core business is affinity insurance. We work together with our key account clients and insurance partners to build tailored solutions in insurance, warranty extensions, assistance and services adapted to the needs of their policyholders.

The word "affinity" in affinity services, affinity finance and affinity insurance signifies
all the insurance, assistance and service guarantees intended for
A SET OF PEOPLE WHO SHARE SOMETHING IN COMMON

1965 - 1995: leader in banking insurance in France

  • 1965

    • creation of the Société de Prévoyance Bancaire by Dominique Guian based on a new concept: offering insurance coverage for bank accounts
  • 1967

    • insurance coverage against fraudulent credit card use
  • 1972

    • death-disability insurance coverage offered to Carte Bleue debit card holders
  • 1984

    • unemployment insurance coverage linked to credit
  • 1986

    • travel insurance coverage offered with premium cards
  • 1990

    • first insurance coverage for loss/theft of means of payment

1995 - 2010: international development and in all sectors

  • 1995

    • creation of SPB Ibérica
  • 2000

    • Jean-Marie Guian, Chairman of the Management Board
    • launch of insurance coverage for mobile phones and devices, internet purchases, utilities suppliers
  • 2003

    • creation of SPB Italia
  • 2008

    • creation of SPB Polska et SPB ISC (Tunisia), acquisition of AVI (travel insurance), IFEBO (extended warranties) and D&P Affinity (Affinity insurance)
  • 2009

    • acquisition of Citygaranties (hearing aid insurance coverage) which became SPB Affinity, launch of mobile device insurance coverages for banking sector
  • 2010

    • acquisitions of Citymain (United-Kingdom) and SPB Garant (Germany)

2010 from now: continued international development and in the services

  • 2010

    • acquisition of O2M (diagnosis, repairs of goods and resale of used hardware), management of extended warranties on white, brown and grey products as well as of entertainment or leisure insurance
  • 2012

    • acquisition of Point Service Mobiles (diagnosis, repairs, local trading systems…)
  • 2013

    • O2M becomes SPB Services
    • opening of an insurance management center in Lisboa
    • acquisition of Loxy (processing and recycling of electrical and electronic waste)
  • 2014

    • merger of Cap Protection with SPB Belgium (SPB Benelux)
    • launch of Phone Service Center, international brand of Point Service Mobiles
    • reinforcement of historical activity of sale of insurance by phone (SPB Family brand)
    • opening of a management center in Alençon (France)
    • opening of SPB Maroc
  • 2015

    • opening of a management center in Amiens (France)