CGU is one of the top insurance companies in Australia with a large network of insurance advisers and partners across the country. It is part of Insurance Australia Group. It was founded in 1851 but under different name. CGU adopted its current name in 1998 through a global merger. It offers its customers a large range of services some of which are home insurance, car insurance, travel insurance, boat insurance, caravan insurance, business insurance, professional risks insurance, farm insurance, marine insurance, corporate insurance and workers compensation. CGU has more than 75 branches in Australia and about 4 000 employees.