Commercial & Industrial Acceptances

Line of Business
Property – Residential and commercial building Insurance

Year of Investment by Lireas: 1999

Managing Director
Douglas Haig /
+27 861 242 555 / 13 Riley Road, Bedfordview

Commercial & Industrial Acceptances (CIA) was established in 1999 as a niche underwriter of building insurance.

CIA is a dynamic, innovative and highly professional underwriting agency specialising exclusively in the insurance of fixed property. i.e. buildings. Their unique solutions include numerous complimentary benefits not normally offered by the more traditional insurers. By focusing on this specific segment of the insurance market they have gained valuable experience and are considered to be the leader in the building insurance field.

They have branches in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria with their products only being marketed exclusively through a network of approved brokers countrywide.

CIA is dedicated to providing the highest level of Service Excellence and customer care and their product developers, underwriters and claims handlers take pride in setting the industry benchmark with innovative products and service excellence.

CIA underwrites their products on behalf of Compass Insurance Company.


CIA was the winner of the Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA) service excellence awards in 2010 and 2011 and was runner up in 2012.