1990 Entry into the insurance market of the former Czechoslovakia by participation in the founding of Kooperativa
Foundation of the German insurer InterRisk, Wiesbaden
1991 Merger of the life and burial insurance company, Wiener Verein, with Wiener Städtische
1992 Acquisition of 70% of the share capital of Montanversicherung, specialising in industrial insurance
The insurance business of "Wiener Städtische Wechselseitige Versicherungsanstalt" is separated and embedded into the joint-stock company with the name "Wiener Städtische Allgemeine Versicherung Aktiengesellschaft". "Wiener Städtische Wechselseitige" continues as "Wiener Städtische Wechselseitige Versicherungsanstalt Vermögensverwaltung" and assumes the functions of a financial holding company.
1993 In the course of the separation of the former Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, Kooperativa is divided into three successor companies with registered offices in Bratislava, Brno and Prague. In 1999 the offices in Brno and Prague are merged into the Kooperativa (Czech Repbulic). In the Slovak Republic Kooperativa (Slovakia) starts business.
1994 In October, Wiener Städtische goes public and issues preferred shares at the Vienna Stock Exchange
1996 Entry into the Hungarian insurance market
1998 Entry into the Polish insurance market
1999 Foundation of Vienna Life in Liechtenstein
Entry into the Croatian insurance market through "Wiener Städtische osiguranje d.d."
Foundation of the Wiener Städtische branch in Italy
2000 Foundation of life insurance company Vienna Life in Poland
2001 Entry into the Romanian insurance market, acquisition of interest in the Romanian company Unita S.A.
Acquisition of the Slovakian company Komunálna
Merger of Wiener Städtische osiguranje and Kvarner into Kvarner
Acquisition of the two Polish insurance companies, Compensa Non-Life and Compensa Life
2002 Acquisition of interest in the Belarussian insurance company Kupala
Acquisition of the Bulgarian Bulgarski Imoti Life and Non-life
Acquisition of a majority stake in the Romanian agricultural insurance company Agras S.A.
Acquisition of an interest in the Slovakian company Kontinuita
2003 Entry into Serbia by establishing Wiener Städtische Osiguranje
Merger of Heros into Compensa Non-life in Poland
2004 Acquisition of the sole ownership in the Slovak Kontinuita
Launch of business activity in Slovenia by establishing a branch office in Ljubljana
Acquisition of interest in the Ukrainian insurance company Jupiter
2005 Acquisition of a majority stake in the Rumanian Omniasig, which holds shares in other insurance companies
Acquisition of a majority stake in Ukrainian insurance company Kniazha
Acquisition of 100% of the shares of ČPP by Kooperativa
Acquisition of interests in the Polish insurance companies Benfia Non-life and Benefia Life and in the Polish life insurance Royal Polska
Acquisition of a majority stake in the Croatian life insurer Cosmopolitan Life
Acquisition of a stake in Kardan Financial Services B.V. (KFS), the majority owner of TBIH Financial Services Group NV, a holding with insurance interests in CEE
First capital Increase – 18,642,400 new shares were placed
2006 Acquisition of the majority stake in Polish CIGNA STU S.A.
Acquisition of the Ukrainian insurer Globus
Entry into the Russian insurance market by a joint venture with MSK/Moscow Insurance Company
Transformation of the 40% stake in Kardan Financial Services B.V. into a direct participation of 60% in TBIH Financial Services Group
Introduction of the umbrella brand “Vienna Insurance Group” and renaming “Wiener Städtische Allgemeine Versicherung AG” into “WIENER STÄDTISCHE Versicherung AG Vienna Insurance Group”
2007 Acquisition of the majority stake in the non-life insurance company PZM
Entry into the Turkish insurance market by the acquisition of Ray Sigorta
Market entry in Albania, Macedonia, Kosovo by the acquisition of Sigma
Acquisition of the majority stake in Asirom
Market entry in the Baltic States