PZU Pomoc provides auxiliary services to PZU Group companies, including:
PZU CO is an auxiliary company for PZU Group companies, established to provide the following services: printing, IT, Data Center, Contact Center, auxiliary services related to insurance and pension funds, constant intermediation in conclusion of insurance agreements, financial and investment agreements, assistance agreements and HR and payroll-related services.
PZU LAB is a company dealing with advisory services and assistance in implementation of all kinds of solutions improving the security of the strategic corporate clients of PZU and TUW PZUW.
The company cooperates with numerous academic centers and experienced experts (local and foreign). The company constantly seeks new and effective technological solutions allowing to mitigate the risks which particularly impact the insurance activity.
The PZU LAB team has developed methods for cooperation with the existing and prospective clients. First, the engineers identify critical installation sites, simulate critical events such as fire, flooding or explosion, and determine their consequences. Then the possible scenarios and the methods of minimizing them are discussed. PZU LAB engineers implement innovative technological solutions in client companies wishing to improve their safety. This approach signifies an evolution in client relations. PZU ceases to be only a seller of insurance and becomes a risk management advisor.
The owners of Tower Inwestycje Sp. z o.o. are PZU Życie with a 73% stake and PZU with a 27% stake.
At present, the company conducts work associated with the office and commercial investment project located in a prestigious location in Wrocław at ul. Oławska 35 (Plac Dominikański) in a venue occupied for the past several decades by an office building owned by PZU. This investment is partially intended for the PZU Group’s needs and partially for lease.
PZU Finanse Sp. z o.o. is a service company established for the purpose of keeping accounting ledgers for subsidiaries of the PZU Group (excluding PZU and PZU Życie).
Ogrodowa-Inwestycje Sp. z o.o. (Ogrodowa-Inwestycje) is the owner of the City-Gate office building (located at ul. Ogrodowa 58 in Warsaw) and leases office space to external clients and PZU Group companies.
The line of business of Battersby Investments SA is brokerage in granting cash loans in the form of an employee benefit. Brokerage is carried out using the Cash lending platform, while the proposal is presented by Alior Bank. The Cash portal is an innovative solution on the Polish market that enables employees to take out online loans. The loan proposal is targeted at employees of those companies that have established cooperation with Cash.
On 28 September 2017, PZU acquired shares in PZU Corporate Member Limited, entitling it to 100% of votes at the shareholder meeting.
Through PZU Corporate Member Limited, the PZU Group expanded its international activity. The company is a member of Lloyd’s.
Lloyd’s is an association of over 80 syndicates managed by over 50 agencies.
PZU Corporate Member is handled by Argenta Holdings Limited. This agency deals with the ongoing activities of syndicates, invests their funds and employs underwriters.
Since October 1999, the PZU Group has held an equity stake in Armatura Kraków S.A. (Armatura Kraków). At present, a 100% stake in Armatura Kraków is held the mutual fund PZU FIZ AN BIS 2.
Armatura Kraków is the parent company of the Armatura Group. The Armatura Group includes Armatura Kraków SA, Aquaform SA, Aquaform Bauprodukte, Aquaform Ukraine, Aquaform Romania, Morehome.pl. The business of the Armatura Group lies outside the domain of financial and insurance services. The group is a leading manufacturer in the sanitary and heating industry in Poland. The companies making up the Armatura Group specialize in the manufacture of bathroom and kitchen taps, aluminum central heating radiators, a wide range of valves and sanitaryware.