Great Eastern Life Assurance Profile Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad (Great Eastern) began its operations in 1908 as a branch office of The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company and was later localized in 1999. The Company remained the largest and most established insurance company in Malaysia. With a century of experience and solid financial foundation, Great Eastern as at to date has assets in excess of RM32 billion. Today, Great Eastern has over 2.7 million policies in force, 24 Branch offices and a network of 17,000 agents nationwide. Its products include life insurance plans, investment-linked plans, mortgage protection, business protection, employee benefits, medical insurance and group health benefits schemes.