Money & Banking

ICICI Lombard ties up with

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on February 25, 2019 Published on February 25, 2019

ICICI Lombard, a private general insurer, has entered into a strategic tie-up with (ATL), a peer-to-peer lending platform, to provide insurance cover for the latter’s lenders and borrowers.

The partnership aims to de-risk exposure of its lenders and borrowers arising from uncertainties such as accidents, critical illness, death, disability, loss of job among others.

ICICI Lombard will offer its proprietary policies - Group Secure Mind and Group Personal Accident - to the customers of This will cover the borrowers of all types of loans facilitated on, with minimum policy term of one year to a maximum of three years. The insurance cover for the lenders comes with free premium for the first year on a complimentary basis, as ATL will absorb this cost on behalf of the beneficiaries.

Sanjeev Mantri, Executive Director, ICICI Lombard said, “We are delighted to partner with and provide their customers with our diverse range of non-life insurance solutions”.

The association with is a step forward in our endeavour to partner with innovative platforms to “increase our reach and offer unique benefits to the customers of our business associates”, he said. facilitates loans (across India) as small as ₹ 1000 to ₹10 lakh for a minimum period of 1 day to maximum 3 years. In the past, ATL has contributed to an annual wealth of around 38.4 percent per annum to its investors via its peer-to-peer lending platform and thus leveraging on its proprietary algorithms. This helped them in digitally assessing borrowers and facilitating loans with average disbursal time of 4 minutes.

On the partnership, Keerthi Kumar Jain, Founder & CEO, said, “Delinquencies at have been less than 0.7%, but there are certain external and unforeseen events such as accident, loss of job due to winding up of operations, etc. which we intend to circumvent or insulate our investors with this policy underwritten by ICICI Lombard.”

Published on February 25, 2019
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