Our journey

Since our inception Genworth has taken many forms, evolving and growing into today's global financial security company.

In Australia, we have emerged from HLIC a government entity, to GE, one of the world's most innovative companies, and then to Genworth.

Genworth - historical time line

Year 2014

Having successfully completed its initial public offering in May 2014, Genworth Australia begins life as a publicly listed company. Genworth Financial, Inc. retains majority shareholding.

Year 2004

GE sells its LMI businesses globally, and Genworth is born through the largest IPO of the year on the New York Stock Exchange.

Year 1997

GE purchases HLIC from the Australian Government and begins GE Mortgage Insurance Co in Australia.

Year 1965

Housing Loans Insurance Corporation (HLIC) started by the Australian Government.
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