Vanguard Assurance Company Limited began operations in October 1974 as a composite insurance company and has the enviable record of being the first private indigenous insurance company in Ghana.

At inception, Vanguard offered only two classes of business - Life and Fire. Over the years, the company diversified its product portfolio into one-stop composite insurance company underwriting all the major classes of Life and Non-Life insurance.

Today, Vanguard Assurance is a subsidiary of the Vanguard Group underwriting only non-life insurances.

As a pacesetter, Vanguard Assurance played a leading role in the establishment of the following successful companies:-
     Vanguard Life Assurance Company Limited
     Consolidated Discount House Securities Limited (CDH)
     Ghana Leasing Company
     CAL Bank
     City Investment Company
     Vanguard Properties Development Company Limited
     Juaben Rural Bank