Dai-ichi Life was founded in 1902 as Japan's first mutual life insurance company (“Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance Company”). After Dai-ichi Life demutualized and was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2010, it shifted to a holding company structure in 2016 (Dai-ichi Life Holdings Inc.).
Dai-ichi Life Group owns total assets worth US$ 515 billion, insurance premium revenue of US$ 64 billion (as of March 31, 2019). Besides Vietnam, Dai-ichi Life Group has been developing its life insurance business in India, Thailand, Australia, Indonesia and the United States. Dai-ichi Life Group has opened its Asia Pacific Regional Head Office in Singapore and North America Regional Head Office in New York.