Haakon was launched by Messrs Hans Moser and Heinz Busch in cooperation with C.E. Heath London
Baloise takes over the shareholding from C.E. Heath & acquires 70% of Haakon Shares – accordingly becomes majority shareholder of Haakon
Haakon expands into Asia / opens a representative office in Hong Kong
Haakon acquires Labuan licence and forms wholly owned subsidiary Haakon (Asia) in Labuan / Malaysia
Dislocates it’s Asian office from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The company is registered with the Swiss Financial Market Authority (FINMA) in Berne – Register No 12089
Haakon signed up a co-operation agreement with Simon Re Japan – prevoiusly known as TIP (Total Intelligence Provider) a fully licensed Reinsurance Broker in Japan to create new reinsurance solutions for specialty business emanating from Japan.
Last founding member, Mr. Hans Moser retires. Mr. Thomas Meier (CEO) and Mr. Eric Müller (EVP) become the new Members of the Board.
Haakon firmed up a cooperation with SGIS (previously known as Simon Re), a fully licensed Reinsurance Broker in South Korea, Malaysia and Japan
Haakon Head Office moved to new office location in Basel at Elisabethenanlage 11 after having operated in the same office location at Pfeffingerstrasse since 1980.
Haakon celebrates it’s 40th anniversary.