Advanced Oftalmologica Area, Dr Verges, works in Barcelona on everything related to ophthalmology with the insurer or mutual Plus Ultra Medical Insurance (Grupo Catalana Occidente) for over 10 years. This ophthalmology center consists of a team of nine doctors ophthalmologists trained to care for all patients of Plus Ultra Insurance (Grupo Catalana Occidente)
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Ultra Plus History Insurance (Grupo Catalana Occidente)
More than 125 years in Spain
The origin of Ultra Plus Insurance dates back to 1887. Since its inception, the company has not been limited to the legitimate commercial interests of profits and profitability, it has been concerned with research and innovation in the art insurer. After several mergers and acquisitions over the years, in 2002 the company was acquired by Groupama Group, making it the Spanish subsidiary of the French multinational group and operating in the Spanish market under the brand Groupama Insurance. In 2012 the company became part of Grupo Catalana Occidente, who gets the mark Plus Ultra.
The Ultra Plus Insurance headquarters, a building with history
The Ultra Plus Insurance headquarters, located in the Plaza de las Cortes # 8 of Madrid, was built in 1913 commissioned by the Marquis of Amboage to accommodate a building dedicated to rental housing. The project was led by the architect Joaquín López Roji - Calvo, responsible for other buildings like the Italian Embassy, the church of Santa Barbara or the High Court of Justice of Madrid.
The building occupies part of the site of the old palace of the Dukes of Medinaceli and, given its beauty, the property received in 1915 the award of the City of Madrid to the house better built.
The December 20, 1993 was inaugurated Ultra Plus chime Insurance, in a ceremony chaired by HRH the Infanta Doña Pilar de Borbón. It is the first and only in Spain with moving parts and was built in the company workshops prestigious Royal Dutch Eijsbouts. The design of the five figures was entrusted to Antonio Mingote who, with a mix of expertise and intuition elected King Carlos III characters, the painter Francisco de Goya, The Duchess of Alba, the matador Pedro Romero and Manola madrileñísima.
The carousel display characters can be seen daily at 12:00, 15:00 and 20:00.
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