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Latin America-focused entity to be led by longtime Marsh exec.
Austral Re/Terra Brasis combination to focus on international business.
Chief Executive says deal with Miami-based Hemispheric Re will stand its new MGA in good stead.
Lloyd's broker completes three hires to support Latin America plans.
Kaspar Müller had been serving as group reinsurance COO.
Insurer becomes top 3 P&C carrier in Brazil
Will be led by former Chubb exec.
The two unite to form one of Brazil's largest reinsurers
Carrier reconfirms support for Latin America at Reactions forum
The consolidated business will be called Carpenter Marsh Fac Re.
Developing products that actually meet the needs of those in emerging economies, as well as creating reliable and user-friendly ways of both paying premium and collecting claims, will all determine whether the multi-company multi insurance venture incubator is a success, says Aspen’s Mario Vitale.
Suramericana, Colombia's largest insurance company, wants to pursue plans of international expansion at the same time that competition in its domestic market becomes fiercer, according to Gonzalo Pérez Rojas, the company's CEO.
Interview: Albert Benchimol has had a busy year since taking over as CEO of Bermudian insurer and reinsurer Axis Capital, dealing with the ousting of its chairman and Superstorm Sandy losses. He is now confident that a strong period of growth is ahead for his firm.
John Nelson has had a busy first year as chairman of Lloyd’s, with the market’s Vision 2025 plan his biggest contribution so far. He believes the make-up of firms and people at Lloyd’s is not diverse enough.
The new king of Spain’s largest insurer is uncomfortable about sovereign risk following rating agencies downgrading the firm because of its home country's economic woes.
Interview: Eric Smith, CEO of Swiss Re Americas, tells Reactions his views on the January 1 2011 reinsurance renewals and what areas he sees opportunities for growth.
INTERVIEW: Greg Case, CEO of Aon, believes that the insurance broker can help its customers manage their way through the tough global operating environment and rise to the challenge of new and complex risks by working on a more robust fact basis.
IRB-Brasil Re has had a tough time adjusting to no longer holding a monopoly of the Brazilian reinsurance market. Its plan to cope with losing market share in its own country is to aggressively target growth in other markets, its chairman tells Reactions.