From an association to group of companies - For more than 20 years your reliable partner for stays abroad
The origin of BDAE GROUP was the foundation of the association Bund der Auslands-Erwerbstätigen (BDAE) e.V. (“Association of People working abroad”) 1995. The focus of this association has not changed and is still as valid and on our highest priority as in the first days of its existence and is the basis of our corporate philosophy: We want you to go abroad safely!
To guarantee the highest level of security we developed a holistic concept of services for companies, expatriates and individuals offering the whole spectrum from consulting up to all aspects of social security matters.
A brief story about us - our corporate video
We develope social security solutions for individuals like globetrotters, residents and students and also expatriates:
- health insurance
- legal expenses insurance
- job loss insurance
- annuity insurance
Furthermore we consult HR departments regarding international assignments and global mobility in matters of:
- transfer contracts
- different social security schemes
- tax related issues
- administration and outsourcing
Our business locations
BDAE headquarter is Hamburg. From there we advise our clients via phone, email or live chat. Since 2002 we also have a branch in UAE. Furthermore we are located in the US with our service center.
The Group was founded by Silvia Opitz (CEO until 1st of July 2017) and Andreas Opitz (sole CEO since 1st of July 2017). He is supportet by Philipp Belau (photo left), Chief Operating Officer (COO). Also since 1st of July 2017 the French insurance company MSH International is majority shareholder of the BDAE Group.