Max Newyork Life Insurance

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Claim Settlement Ratio - 93.86%*
*Data according to IRDA Annual Report (2013-14)

Max Life Insurance Company, established in 2000, is one of the most admired private insurance companies in India. Max Life Insurance Company Ltd is a joint venture between Max India Ltd, an Indian multi-business corporate and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. Ltd, a member of MS&AD Insurance Group, a general insurer. The company has started its commercial operations in 2001.  

Max Life Insurance Company Ltd offers comprehensive life insurance and retirement solutions for long-term savings and protection to more than thirty lakh customers. Mr. Rajesh Sud is the Chief executive officer and Managing director of Max Life Insurance. 

Max Life Insurance was ranked fourth among private life insurance companies with a market share of 10.3% in the financial year 2013-14. For the same financial year, the company has been one of the fastest growing life insurance companies with Gross Written Premium of Rs. 7,279 crores.

As on 31st March 2014, Max New York Life Insurance had assets under management of Rs. 24,716 crore. The company won the trophy for “Best Underwriting Initiative of the Year” in the Asia Banking, Financial Services & Insurance Excellence Awards.

Product Portfolio

Max Life Term Plans:

These are comprehensive life insurance plans that fulfill the protection needs for you and your family.

  • Max Life Online Term Plan Basic Life Cover
  • Max Life Online Term Plan Life Cover + Monthly Income
  • Max Life Online Term Plan Life Cover + Increasing Monthly Income
  • Max Life Super Term Plan
  • Max Life Platinum Protect II
  • Max Life Premium Return Protection Plan

Max Life ULIP Plans:

These are insurance cum investment plans that aim to make your money grow and also provide you with flexibilities to manage your investment.

  • Regular Premium
  • Max Life Fast Track Super plan
  • Max Life Maxis Super Plan

Max Life Pension Plans:

Pension plans help you to save for your old age so, that you maintain the same life style even after you retire.

  • Max Life Forever Young Pension Plan
  • Max Life Guaranteed Lifetime Income Plan
  • Max Life Life Perfect Partner Super

Max Life Child Plans:

Child plans helps you accumulate and plan your finances to fulfill your child’s dreams and aspiration.

  • Max Life Shiksha Plus Super Plan

Max Life Investment Plans:

Maxlife insurance plans help you save systematically to achieve your life’s goals and provide you with a comprehensive coverage.

  • Max Life Guaranteed Income Plan
  • Max Life Whole Life Super
  • Max Life Life Gain Premier

Compare all Max Life insurance plans from other life insurance companies in India to get the best insurance plan that suits you most.

Max Life Distribution Network:

Max Life currently applies multi-channel distribution model to sell its products that includes the agency distribution, partnership distribution, bancassurance, distribution focused on emerging markets and alliance marketing through employed sales force.  Max Life has pan India presence with 1090 offices across the country.

Max Life Insurance - FAQ

1. How to pay a premium? What are the modes of payment available?

The Max Life Insurance company Ltd. offers 6 modes of premium payment namely:

  • Cash payment at the branch
  • Online Payment
  • ECS
  • IVR
  • Credit card Instructions
  • Direct Debit
  • EBPP
  • Payment at Axis Bank Branch
  • Payment at Axis Bank ATM
  • Your bank branch
  • Sky pack Drop boxes
  • Get the premium cheque collected from home within 7 days. You can call for this service on the toll free number 1800-180-5577 (BSNL/MTNL) or 1800-200-5577 (GSM/CDMA/Others)

For the online payment mode, the policyholder can pay via;

  • Credit Card,
  • Debit Card
  • Net banking

2. How can I check policy status?

Registered users can check policy status online. Login with your username and password on the LOGIN tab give on the company’s home page

Alternatively, you can inquire from toll free: 1800-180-5577 (BSNL/MTNL) or 1800-200-5577 (GSM/CDMA/Others)

What is the policy renewal process?

For policy renewal online follow these 3 easy steps

Step1: Enter your Client ID and Date of Birth to login into e-portal

Step2: Enter the policy details and payment method (Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking)

Step3: Save/print premium deposit receipt on successful payment intimation

Alterantively, you can pay via cash/cheque at any of the nearest branch.

For further inquiries, you can inquire from toll free: 1800-180-5577 (BSNL/MTNL) or 1800-200-5577 (GSM/CDMA/Others)

What is the company’s process to settle claim?

For claim settlement the nominee can visit the nearest branch with all the policy documents and the revlant claims form. The claims are settled within 10 working days from collection of all necessary documents for claim settlement.

What is the policy cancellation process?

For cancellation you need to visit the nearest branch in person with policy documents and surrender form. Upon successful proceedings, the refund will be directly apid in your bank account.

Max Life Insurance - Latest News

Axis Bank Snaps Up Additional Stake in Max Life Insurance

Axis Bank, the third largest private lender in India, snapped up an additional 4.99% stake in Max Life Insurance, a leading private sector insurer in India, for an estimated Rs. 95.75 Crores. As a result of this acquisition, Axis Bank owns a minority stake of 5.99% in the private insurer. Out of this recent purchase of 4.99% made by Axis Bank, 1% was purchased from Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, the foreign partner in Max Life Insurance, while the remaining 3.99% was purchased from Max Financial Services, the current holding company for Max Life Insurance.

Axis Bank currently also operates as the bancassurance partner of Max Life Insurance, whereas, Tata AIG handles the bancassurance channel for the general insurance division. As a result of this deal, Max Financial Services now owns the majority stake of 68.01% in Max Life Insurance, with Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, the foreign-based JV partner, owns a minority stake of 25% in the venture.

Max Life Insurance Witnesses Continued Growth

Max Life Insurance, the leading non-banking channel private insurer in India, has witnessed consistent year on year growth as mentioned by a recent report. The company recorded a growth of 10% in its operating revenue, which was recorded at Rs. 2,243 crores, while the insurer also posted a 92% increase in its profits before tax, which reached Rs. 140 crores. Additional improvements of Max Life Insurance’s operations included a 16% annual growth in the firm’s assets under management, which was recorded at Rs. 34,709 crore. This is the first result that has been posted for Max Life Insurance subsequent to the demerger of Max India, into three separate entities.

Max Life Insurance is currently operating as a subsidiary of Max Financial Services, one of the demerged entities, which is the first to be listed on the stock market. The current report of performance also pointed out that Max Financial Services has also shown robust growth with profits before tax increasing to Rs. 127 Crores.

Max India Shares Rise Subsequent to Block Deal

Max India, the parent company and majority stake holder in Max India Life Insurance, has witnessed a 1% rise in its share prices after a huge block deal was executed in the share market. Though details of the deal are not yet clear and the names of both the buyer and seller currently remain a matter of speculation. Industry experts have commented that this rise is just an expected market correction following the steep decline in Max India’s shares subsequent to the company’s demerger into three separate entities. This recent rise in share prices follows the recent purchase by KKR of 9.95% stake in Max Financial Services, one of the key demerged entities. As a result of the demerger, stake in Max India Life Insurance is no longer held by Max India; instead, the new demerged entity Max Financial Services officially holds the majority stake in the non-banking life insurer.

KKR PE Fund Purchases 9.95% Stake in Max Financial Services

KKR PE Fund announced its purchase of a 9.95% stake in Max Financial Services, one of the demerged entities of Max India Group that currently holds a majority stake of 72% in Max Life. Max Life is a leading private sector player in India’s insurance industry and is currently ranked as the country’s fourth largest life insurer. KKR completed the stake acquisition from an Analjit Singh-led sponsor group. Analjit Singh is currently holds the post of chairman emeritus of the Max Group. As a result of this purchase of equity, Max Group including Max Life receives a cash infusion to the tune of $140 million based on the current valuation of Max Financial services at $1.35 billion. The KKR investment was completed from the company’s Asian Fund II route via the investment portfolio route. As a result of the current deal, Max Group’s current holdings in Max Financial Services was decreased to 31%.

Max Life Insurance Leads Claims Management among Life Insurance Industry Players

Max Life Insurance, the premier non-bank promoted privately held life insurer, has maintained its lead among private life insurance industry players with its low outstanding claims ratio of only 0.7%. This result was published in the IRDAI Annual Report which took into account data obtained till the 31st of March, 2015. During the period covered in IRDAI Annual Report, Max Life Insurance received 9145 claims and settled all except 6 of the claims that were received during the period. During the Financial Year 2015 to 2016, Max Life Insurance paid a total of Rs245.46 crores in order to cover the claims payout requirement.

The IRDAI report also showed the private insurer emerging as the private sector life insurance leader in terms of payment percentage, which stood at 96.03%. This computes to a repudiation rate of only 3.9%, which according to the IRDAI Annual Report put Max Life Insurance among the best performers across the life insurance industry.

Max Life Insurance Introduces New Logo Subsequent to Demerger

Max Life, India’s leading non-bank private insurer, has launched a new logo subsequent to the demerger of Max India Ltd., the majority holder in the insurance JV. Subsequent to the demerger, Max Life has begun to operate as a joint venture between the Japan-based Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. Ltd., the minority stake holder and the newly de-merged entity, Max Financial Services Ltd., the majority holder with 72.1% stake. After after the demerger, Max Financial Services Ltd. would continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Max Group, which was recently valued at US$2 billion.

The company’s press release that accompanied the new logo mentioned that the new logo was designed to provide a new look, while retaining the spirit of the insurer’s existing products and services. The logo is expected to promote focus on the organisation’s commitment to performing actions that help ensure the future financial security of existing and new customers. Though currently not separately listed on the stock exchange, the new entity Max Financial Services Ltd. is scheduled to be listed by March this year.

Max India Shares Plunge Subsequent to Demerger

Max India, the majority holder in the private non-bank life insurer Max Life, witnessed a plunge in its share prices subsequent to the group’s demerger into three separate entities. The initial demerger news was made public on 15th January and the three new demerged entities are expected to be listed by March 2016. The group’s share price decline that was computed at 15.59% on January 27, 2016 caused the stock to close at Rs. 398.10 as compared to the day’s opening level of Rs. 419. According to market experts this decline was not unexpected in the post demerger trading session.

The new entities emerging for the demerger would be listed as Max Ventures and Industries, Max India and Max Financial Services. The record date for entitlement of equity shares in the demerged companies was the 28th of January 2016. Subsequent to the restructure, current shareholders of Max India would retain one equity share of face value Rs. 2 in Max Financial Services Limited, which will now be the majority stake holder in Max Life.

Max Group Appoints Rahul Khosla new President

Max Group, the majority stake holder in the non-banking channel life insurer Max Life Insurance, underwent a reshuffle following the demerger of Max India, the original holding company for Max Life Insurance in India. As per company sources, Rahul Khosla’s elevation to president of the group had been planned ever since he was appointed as managing director of Max India in the year 2011. Subsequent to Khosla’s elevation, the current president Analjit Singh was appointed as founder and chairman emeritus of the Max Group. Following the demerger, the majority stake in Max Life Insurance would be held by Max Financial Services Ltd., which also appointed a new chairman, Naina Lal Kidwai, former chairman of HSBC India.

Additionally, Rahul Khosla would also act as chairman of Max Life Insurance, while current managing director, Rajesh Sud was elevated to vice chairman of Max Life Insurance. Others assuming key roles in various Max India demerged entities included Tara Singh Vachani, Sahil Vachani and Mohit Talwar.

Max Life Insurance gets into 3-way partnership after Axis Bank buys its 5.99% stakes

MLIC, Max Life Insurance Company gets Axis bank as its new partner. The third largest private financier of India, Axis bank ltd brings its stakes up in MLIC, Max Life Insurance Company which is in 3-way partnership amongst Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, Max Financial Services and Axis Bank to 5.99% now as per the stock exchange revelations.

The Max Financial Services educated the stock exchange body that Mitsui Sumitomo sold just 1 % to Axis Bank for Rs 19.19 crores while it sold 3.99% for Rs 76.56 crores. Before this settlement, Axis Bank was holding only 1% stake in the private insurance company. After this settlement, Max Financial Services the recently demerged existence of the Max Group which owned the life insurance tools, Mitsui Sumitomo, and Axis Bank own 68.01%, 25% and 5.99% stakes, separately, in Max Life Insurance. The present settlement has estimated the value of Max Life Insurance at Rs 1,919 crore.

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