The Reference for Insurance

for Entrepreneurs


The Reference for Insurance for Entrepreneurs

Our profession

Established in 2000, CIPRÉS Assurances is an insurance wholesale broker for personal insurance lines that has designed, underwritten and managed insurance programmes for independent workers, executives and employees of small professional entities for 18 years (SMEs).

With the acquisition in 2018 of 100% of the capital of Axelliance Groupe, it has become the 2nd largest French insurance wholesale broker, reinforcing its offer for professionals both for supplemental pension benefits and R&C insurance. Through Axelliance Conseil, the group also offers a range of services and offers dedicated to its larger corporate clients.

We offer all our clients a competitive, comprehensive and innovative range of products and services. We also guarantee our policyholders real proximity thanks to the distribution of our solutions via our network of 7000 independent brokers throughout the French territory.


18 years
of development and innovation

2000 : Creation of CIPRÉS Vie, a major player in the sector of supplemental pension benefits for independent workers.
2001 : Quatrem becomes the first partner to join us.
2002 : Creation of the PPE, the 1st medical and employee benefits package designed for independent workers.
2009 : Opening of a management platform in Vitré (35). GAN GROUPAMA VIE joined us in the same year.
2010 : Deployment of a new range of group coverage designed for SMEs.
2011 : Allianz joins the insurance partners of CIPRÉS Assurances.
2014 : TA Associates takes a stake in the company, becoming our leading partner.
2015 : CIPRÉS becomes CIPRÉS Assurances with a new slogan: "Simplement entrepreneurs" (Simply entrepreneurs).
2015 : The arrival of AXA among the company's partner insurers.
2017 : CIPRÉS Assurances abolishes medical evaluations for S/E protection andelcomes APAX Partners as a new shareholder.
2018 : CIPRÉS Assurances accelerates its development by acquiring AXELLIANCE Groupe.

Key figures

147 M€
turnover in 2018

7 000
partner brokers


530 M€
client portfolio (Personal lines and non-life insurance)

Our values
Inspire trust with simplicity and proximity

These two values are an integral part of our history. At the heart of the identity, activities and commitments of CIPRÉS Assurances, they are illustrated by a slogan that summarises our DNA: "Simplement entrepreneurs" (simply entrepreneurs).

the real trademark of our products and services, this requirement is more essential than ever at a time when the social protection environment is becoming more complex.

a serious advantage thanks to our territorial coverage and the quality of our relationships with brokers who are rooted in their local micro-business environments. It is the key to this market, which welcomes digitalisation without abandoning face-to-face discussions.


Our commitments
To do more for the brokerage and social protection of businesses

Our goals are clear: to make the voice of local brokerage firms heard, to accelerate change in the profession and to find fair and effective solutions for social protection.

The commitments of CIPRÉS Assurances:

Co-founder of Planète Courtier, the French syndicate recognised by the insurance brokerage sector, a platform open to all brokers.

Founding member of the APAC, the Association pour la Promotion de l’Assurance Collective (Association for the Promotion of Group Insurance) to support free competition.

Partner of the Institut de Protection Sociale (Social Protection Institute), which works to simplify the legislative context for social protection.

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