RIAS was launched in 1992.
RIAS is a trading name of Aegis Retail Limited, which is, in turn, a sister company of Aegis Insurance Ltd. RIAS policies are underwritten by Aegis Insurance Ltd.
The main offices and call centre of RIAS Insurance are based in Bournemouth, Hampshire. They employ over 900 people.
The company was originally launched based on the commercial proposition of providing insurance cover for the over 50s age group. Over time, they have diversified and in addition to car insurance, they now also offer home, travel, caravan and life plan insurance.
At the time of writing, they have over one million policies in place covering the above categories.
For your peace of mind and reassurance, in the UK, RIAS Insurance is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).