HIH Insurance 

About the HIH Group

HIH Insurance Limited (the holding company of the HIH Group) was a publicly listed company in Australia. Prior to its failure the HIH Group was the second largest general insurer in Australia, and had operations in many other countries.

Liquidation Timeline

Companies Under External Administration

Australian Companies
Proceeding No. Provisional Liquidator Appointed Date Liquidator Appointed Date
Liquidation
Completed
Liquidator Appointed
FAI Traders Insurance Company Pty Limited A.C.N. 000 177 177
1798 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
HIH Insurance Limited A.C.N. 008 636 575
1799 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
World Marine & General Insurances Pty Limited A.C.N. 000 093 112
1800 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01 9/10/15 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH Underwriting and Insurance (Australia) Pty Limited A.C.N. 004 906 110
1801 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
Lanlex No 65 Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 808 384
1803 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01 15/02/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Leasing Finance Pty Limited A.C.N. 002 027 214
1803 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01 4/11/15 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Insurances Limited A.C.N. 004 304 545
1805 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
CIC Insurance Limited A.C.N. 004 078 880
1806 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
FAI Investments Pty Limited A.C.N. 001 133 099
1807 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01 30/5/14 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI General Insurance Company Limited A.C.N. 000 327 855
1808 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
FAI Overseas Investments Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 638 364
1809 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01 24/09/13 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH Casualty & General Insurance Limited A.C.N. 008 482 291
1810 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
HIH Overseas Holdings Limited A.C.N. 008 636 566
1811 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01 27/10/17 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
FAI Financial Services Limited A.C.N. 002 995 851
1812 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01 25/11/15 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Overseas Holdings Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 519 819
1813 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01 19/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Reinsurances Pty Limited A.C.N. 004 401 138
1814 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01 15/6/15 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH Underwriting And Agency Services Limited A.C.N. 000 778 816
1815 of 2001 15/3/01 27/08/01   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
A.C.N. 005 933 371 Pty Ltd (formerly Hannan & Company Pty Limited) A.C.N. 005 933 371
2650 of 2001 15/5/01 27/08/01 5/6/15 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
Notestir Pty Limited A.C.N. 066 144 705
4727 of 2001 N/A 11/10/01 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
First Mentor Group Pty Limited A.C.N. 008 647 489
4913 of 2001 8/10/01 18/10/01 14/12/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
Worldwide Weather Underwriting Agencies ( Australia ) Pty Limited A.C.N. 059 209 175
2601 of 2002 N/A 06/06/02 13/08/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH Investment Holdings Limited A.C.N. 008 664 293
3753 of 2002 N/A 27/08/02   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
HIH Company Limited A.C.N. 004 412 006
4096 of 2002 N/A 27/08/02 7/12/15 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
A.C.N 006 495 987 Pty Limited (formerly "Industrial Rehabilitation Services Pty Limited") A.C.N. 006 495 987
4098 of 2002 N/A 27/08/02 25/08/17 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
CIC General Insurance Holdings Ltd A.C.N. 002 095 427
4472 of 2002 N/A 14/10/02 14/12/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Home Security Holdings Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 125 264
1348 of 2003 N/A 10/2/03 4/11/15 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
A.C.N. 005 312 345 Pty Limited (formerly Ready Plan Asia Pacific Pty Limited) A.C.N. 005 312 345
2419 of 2003 N/A 7/5/03 25/08/17 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
FAI Film Distribution Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 843 963
2421 of 2003 N/A 7/5/03 15/6/15 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Workers Compensation (Vic) Pty Limited A.C.N. 006 859 070
2422 of 2003 N/A 7/5/03 15/02/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH (Real Estate) Pty Limited A.C.N. 001 746 372
2423 of 2003 N/A 7/5/03 14/12/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
Integrated Commercial Finance Pty Limited A.C.N. 063 908 690
2424 of 2003 N/A 7/5/03 14/12/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
Innes Owens Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 133 999
2425 of 2003 N/A 7/5/03 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
RiskCorp Australia Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 701 844
2426 of 2003 N/A 7/5/03 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
A.C.N. 006 584 103 Limited (Formerly Ready Plan Group Limited) A.C.N. 006 584 103
4227 of 2003 N/A 27/8/03 25/08/17 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
Marine and Aviation Management Services Limited A.C.N. 006 385 584
4229 of 2003 N/A 27/8/03 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
CIC Workers Compensation (NSW) Limited A.C.N. 000 431 514
4231 of 2003 N/A 27/8/03 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
CIC Investments Limited A.C.N. 004 766 081
4232 of 2003 N/A 27/8/03 15/02/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
Pembroke Securities Limited A.C.N. 002 799 546
4233 of 2003 N/A 27/8/03 14/12/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
Valusi Pty Ltd (formerly "Lake Crackenback Resort Pty Limited" ) A.C.N. 003 379 708
4235 of 2003 N/A 27/8/03 21/3/14 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
422 Collins Street Pty Limited A.C.N. 005 807 036
4236 of 2003 N/A 27/8/03 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Finance Corporation Pty Limited A.C.N. 053 262 561
4237 of 2003 N/A 27/8/03 15/02/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
United Body Works (Qld) Pty. Limited A.C.N. 009 913 508
3949 of 2004 See bottom of schedule 27/8/04 4/11/14 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Property Services Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 387 719
3950 of 2004 N/A 27/8/04 13/08/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH Underwriting Holdings Pty Ltd A.C.N. 004 829 494
6363 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 25/08/17 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
HIH Management Pty Limited A.C.N. 004 906 101
6379 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 24/09/13 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH Services Pty Limited A.C.N. 004 538 032
6393 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 13/08/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
M.W. Payne (Assessors) Pty Ltd A.C.N. 004 758 212
6365 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH Legal Services Pty Limited A.C.N. 001 161 173
6383 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 25/08/17 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
HIH Travel (Australia) Pty Limited A.C.N. 061 983 355
6364 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 25/08/17 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
Berzot Pty Limited A.C.N. 073 059 088
6366 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 17/12/09 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH Holdings Pty Limited A.C.N. 069 558 881
6377 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
HIH (NSW) Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 268 371
6375 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 15/02/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH (Vic) Pty Limited A.C.N. 058 816 792
6381 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
Utilities Insurance Underwriting Agencies Pty Ltd A.C.N. 007 430 999
6394 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
HIH New Zealand Pty Limited A.C.N. 085 065 667
6370 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 13/08/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
Industrial Mutual Compensation Pty Ltd A.C.N. 006 395 553
6395 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
Rehabilitation and Preventive Services Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 466 448
6388 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Car Owners Mutual Insurance Company Pty Limited A.C.N. 000 017 176
6367 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 15/02/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Pacific Pty Limited A.C.N. 007 163 108
6369 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 14/12/10 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Workers Compensation (S.A.) Pty Limited A.C.N. 069 013 127
6380 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
Mowete Pty Limited A.C.N. 002 099 729
6391 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 29/09/11 Murray Campbell Smith
Mariners on the Water Pty Ltd A.C.N. 003 964 109
6386 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 13/08/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Properties (QLD) Pty Limited A.C.N. 010 511 583
6396 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 13/08/12 Murray Campbell Smith
Gleneagles Properties Pty Limited A.C.N. 004 533 608
6372 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 29/09/11 Murray Campbell Smith
FAI Sunshine Coast Pty Ltd A.C.N. 010 609 113
6368 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 15/02/10 Murray Campbell Smith
Tangleberry Pty Limited A.C.N. 010 655 062
6389 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 17/12/09 Anthony Gregory McGrath &
Christopher John Honey
Bingaton Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 444 344
6385 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 13/08/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath &
Christopher John Honey
FAI Films Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 638 337
6373 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 25/6/15 Anthony Gregory McGrath &
Christopher John Honey
Sailport Pty Ltd A.C.N. 010 590 208
6378 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 13/08/12 Murray Campbell Smith
FAI Film Productions Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 843 918
6371 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 15/6/15 Anthony Gregory McGrath &
Christopher John Honey
Lanlex No. 45 Pty Limited A.C.N. 003 510 236
6397 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 14/12/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath &
Christopher John Honey
Rhondda Collieries (Queensland) Pty Limited A.C.N. 010 990 691
6374 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 17/12/09 Anthony Gregory McGrath &
Christopher John Honey
FAI Portfolio Management Pty Limited A.C.N. 006 544 681
6382 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 13/12/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath &
Christopher John Honey
FAI Investment Services Pty Limited A.C.N. 006 716 687
6376 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 12/12/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath &
Christopher John Honey
Radbath Holdings Pty Ltd A.C.N. 010 858 956
6387 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 17/12/09 Murray Campbell Smith
Talflat Investments Pty Ltd A.C.N. 010 861 524
6392 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 12/12/12 Murray Campbell Smith
Vanhall Pty Ltd A.C.N. 010 862 996
6390 of 2004 N/A 10/12/04 17/12/09 Murray Campbell Smith
FAI Investments Int. Pty Limited A.C.N. 055 800 989
6398 of 2004 N/A 9/12/04 17/12/09 Anthony Gregory McGrath &
Christopher John Honey
FAI (CTP) Pty Limited A.C.N. 004 726 774
1323 of 2005 N/A 21/02/05   Anthony Gregory McGrath & Jason Preston
HIH (Australia) Pty Limited (NZ set of books) A.C.N. 072 126 044
5970 of 2006 N/A 21/12/06 13/08/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
CMG Investments Pty Limited (formerly Colonial Mutual General Investments Proprietary Limited) A.C.N. 006 384 952
2349 of 2007 N/A 14/05/07 29/09/11 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
FAI Properties Pty Limited A.C.N. 000 099 927
5764 of 2007 N/A 10/12/07 27/08/12 Anthony Gregory McGrath & Christopher John Honey
New Zealand Companies
Proceeding No. Provisional Liquidator Appointed Date Liquidator Appointed Date
Liquidation
Completed
Liquidator Appointed
AK 374 735 Limited (formerly Ready Plan Insurances New Zealand) 374735
N/A N/A 31-Mar-03 31-Oct-06 Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaa
CMG Insurance Company Limited 271684
N/A N/A 31-Aug-01 29-Oct-08 Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaac
FAI (NZ) General Insurance Company Limited 330952
N/A N/A 31-Aug-01 9-Sep-16 Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaac
FAI Holdings (NZ No. 2) Limited 677630
N/A N/A 31-Aug-01 21-Oct-08 Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaac
FAI Home Security Holdings New Zealand Limited 587559
N/A N/A 23-Jun-03 31-Oct-09 Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaac
HIH Casualty & General Insurance (NZ) Limited 300274
M789-IM01 6-Jun-01 19-Jul-01 18-Jan-17 Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaac
HIH Premium Funding (NZ) Limited 695726
N/A N/A 3-Jul-03 31-Oct-06 Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaac
HIH Insurance Holdings (NZ) Limited 664527
N/A N/A 31-Aug-01 18-Jan-17 Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaac
HIH Underwriting Agency Services (NZ) Limited 300270
N/A N/A 2-Aug-02 3-Mar-07 Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaac
HIH Holdings (NZ) Limited 703727
M788-IM01 6-Jun-01 19-Jul-01 20-Jun-17 Kerryn Downey & Alan Isaac
U.S. Companies
Proceeding No. Provisional
Liquidator Appointed
Date Liquidator
Appointed
Liquidator Appointed
HIH America Compensation & Liability Insurance Company 04-6012770
320049 30-Mar-01 8-May-01 Mohsen Sultan
Great States Insurance Company 33-0249048
320047 30-Mar-01 8-May-01 Mohsen Sultan
HIH America Insurance Company of Hawaii 99-0318431
01-1-00150 30-Mar-01 31-May-02 Mark Morita
Hong Kong Companies
Proceeding No. Provisional
Liquidator Appointed
Date Liquidator
Appointed
Dissolution
Date
Liquidator Appointed
Asian Area Reinsurance Company Limited (CVL) 124585
N/A N/A 28-Aug-01 17-Feb-11 Jan Blaauw & Peter Whalley
HIH Management (Asia) Limited (CVL) 474246
N/A N/A 16-Jul-01 17-Feb-11 Jan Blaauw & Peter Whalley
HIH Underwriting Services (Asia) Limited (CVL) 040743
N/A N/A 16-Jul-01 6-Mar-12 Jan Blaauw & Peter Whalley
FAI First Pacific Insurance Company Limited 051309
PL No 339 of 2001 Scheme No 2540 of 2002 9-Apr-01 30-Nov-02 Peter Whalley
HIH Casualty & General Insurance (Asia) Limited 066984
PL No 340 of 2001
Scheme No
2539 of 2002
9-Apr-01 30-Nov-02 Peter Whalley
HIH Holdings (Asia) Limited 039831
PL No 337 of 2001
Liq 338 of 2001
Scheme
2537 of 2002
9-Apr-01 Liquidator
9-Apr-01
Scheme
22-May-03
15-Nov-12 Jan Blaauw & Peter Whalley
HIH Insurance (Asia) Limited 039831
PL No. 337 of 2001 9-Apr-01 30-Nov-02 Peter Whalley
U.K. Companies
Proceeding No. Provisional Liquidator Appointed Date Liquidator Appointed Dissolution Date Liquidator Appointed
HIH Casualty & General Insurance Limited* ACN 008 482 291
4520 of 2001 16-Mar-01 N/A   Michael Walker & Barry Gale
FAI Insurances Limited* ACN 004 304 545
4522 of 2001 10-Apr-01 N/A 27-March-17 Michael Walker & Barry Gale
FAI General Insurance Company Limited* ACN 000 327 855
4521 of 2001 23-Mar-01 N/A 22-May-17 Michael Walker & Barry Gale
World Marine & General Insurances Pty Limited* ACN 000 093 112
4519 of 2001 10-Apr-01 N/A 02-Nov-15 Michael Walker & Barry Gale
FAI Underwriting Limited 3376457
1052 of 2002 12-Feb-02 N/A   Michael Walker & Barry Gale
HIH Systems International Limited 3936415
N/A N/A 28-Feb-03   Michael Walker & Barry Gale
HIH (UK) Limited 2832370
2122 of 2001 26-Mar-01 25-Jul-02 14-Feb-08 Tom Riddell & John Wardrop
Cotesworth & Co Limited 572840
5989 of 2001 28-Sep-01 16-Nov-01 16-Apr-13 John Wardrop & Michael Walker
Cotesworth Capital Limited 3265777
5988 of 2001 28-Sep-01 N/A   Michael Walker & Barry Gale
Cotesworth Group Limited 3401611
N/A N/A 26-Sep-01 23-Apr-08 Tom Riddell & John Wardrop
Cotesworth Holdings Limited 2883334
N/A N/A 26-Sep-01 01-May-08 Tom Riddell & John Wardrop
Cotesworth Insurance Services Limited 3863220
N/A N/A 26-Sep-01 23-Aug-08 Tom Riddell & John Wardrop
HIH European Holding Company Limited 2768209
N/A N/A 24-Oct-01 08-Oct-08 Tom Riddell & John Wardrop