Grupo Catalana Occidente SA engages in the provision of insurance services. It operates through the following segments: Traditional Business and Credit Insurance Business. The Traditional Business segment includes life and non-life insurance, which are subject to risks and returns inherent in the insurance business. The Credit Insurance Business segment includes the credit and surety branches and is made up of the insurance business of the subsidiary subgroups, which operates both in Spain and abroad. The company was founded by Fernando de Delas y de Gelpi on July 18, 1864 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.