Sapiens Enters Finnish Market with LocalTapiola Life

Finland’s second largest insurer will consolidate eight systems into a new single platform using Sapiens’ CoreSuite, Business Intelligence, Cloud Services and Cloud Hosting.

(Image source: LocalTapiola homepage.)

LocalTapiola (LähiTapiola; Espoo, Finland), Finland’s second largest insurance company has selected Sapiens International Corporation (Holon, Israel) to launch a new policy administration system using the vendor’s CoreSuiteSapiens Business IntelligenceSapiens Cloud Services (SCS) and Cloud Hosting to consolidate eight legacy systems and support a next-generation digital experience, according to a statement from the vendor.

Sapiens reports that the consolidation of eight policy admin systems into a single seamless digital experience will reduce technology debt, support full compliance with statutory requirements and legislation as well as meet customer demands and dynamic behavior. As a result, LocalTapiola will be customer-centric with a next-generation customer experience and added-value, positioning the company as a digital pioneer in the region. The new Sapiens-based PAS system will also increase the speed-to-market of new products and solutions, according to the vendor.

“Partnering with Sapiens provides LocalTapiola Life the agility and abilities to provide our customers a unique digital experience. An experience with the customer in mind, positioned at the forefront of the company back with the technology to deliver a game-changing policy administration system,” comments Pasi Haarala, CEO, LocalTapiola Life. “Sapiens’ presence in the Nordic market makes it a perfect partner that brings both global technology and knowledge with local understanding and service.”

Flagship Project in Finland

“Establishing our presence in the Finnish market with LocalTapiola Life is a true honor and further strengthens our strategic presence in the Nordic region,” comments Roni Al-Dor, CEO, Sapiens. “This partnership signifies the true spirit of digitalization and LocalTapiola Life as the flagship project in Finland.”

LocalTapiola Group is a mutual insurer offering an increasing variety of forecasting, security and well-being solutions aiming make the everyday life of Finns safer, more successful financially and healthier. LocalTapiola serves private customers, entrepreneurs, corporate customers, farmers and organisations. LocalTapiola’s products and services cover nonlife, life and pension insurance, as well as investment and saving services.

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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