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Smallest insurer wants to grow again
HAARLEM – It is the smallest, oldest and best capitalized insurer in the Netherlands. After the compulsory divestment of the more complex life insurance policies, at the behest of De Nederlandsche Bank, De Onderlinge of 1719 is growing again, as the annual figures proudly filed this month show. “History is nice, but it’s about the future,” responds José Groot, the director and only paid employee.