Work Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

Dias Carneiro launches insurance practice with hire

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Dias Carneiro Advogados has set up an insurance and reinsurance practice and hired a partner from CAL - Costa, Albino & Lasalvia Sociedade de Advogados to lead the team.

29 July 2022

Lefosse hires insurance partner

Luciana Dias Prado, who has been a partner at both Demarest Advogados and Mattos Filho, has joined the partnership of fellow Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse, strengthening its insurance and private pensions department.

14 July 2022

Beccar Varela guides Argentine insurance sale

Beccar Varela has advised Argentine insurer Seguros Sura in the sale of its surety insurance business unit ACG (Aseguradora de Créditos y Garantías) to a group of local investors.

07 July 2022

Mattos Filho and BMA steer insurance buy

Brazilian insurance group HDI Seguros has hired Mattos Filho to acquire the retail business of local counterpart Sompo Seguros.

13 June 2022

DAC Beachcroft hires from Zurich Chile

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has boosted its Latin American insurance practice by hiring an in-house counsel from Zurich Chile as partner in Santiago.

08 June 2022

Kennedys makes new ties in Bolivia and Ecuador

International insurance-focused law firm Kennedys has expanded its presence in Latin America by entering association agreements with Bolivian firm López del Solar and Tobar ZVS in Ecuador.

12 May 2022

Chile’s Betterfly becomes first insurtech unicorn

Chilean insurance technology start-up Betterfly has hired Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP in Silicon Valley and San Francisco to raise US$125 million in a Series C funding round, making it Latin America’s first insurtech unicorn with a market value over $1 billion.

09 February 2022

García & Bodán helps US insurer PALIG set up Salvadorean branch

García & Bodán (El Salvador) has helped Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG) establish a new, local branch in San Salvador with a portfolio of assets worth around US$38 million.

13 January 2022

Several firms in cross-border US$3.25 billion insurance acquisition

Brazilian firms BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão and Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper have helped US insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher acquire the reinsurance brokerage business of US counterpart Willis Towers Watson for US$3.25 billion.

17 December 2021

Demarest appoints 11 new partners

Demarest Advogados has appointed 11 lawyers to partner, representing the Brazilian Elite firm’s largest promotion ever.

09 December 2021

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