Work Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

Portuguese insurer buys control of two Bolivian counterparts

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Portuguese insurance company Fidelidade increase its interest in two Bolivian counterparts through a Peruvian subsidiary.

05 July 2019

Merger forms Brazil’s second largest reinsurer

Pinheiro Guimarães and Stocche Forbes Advogados have helped reinsurance company Austral Resseguradora merge with counterpart Terra Brasis Resseguros in a deal worth 1.6 billion reais (US$415 million), which will create Brazil’s second-largest reinsurance company.

27 June 2019

Weathering a natural disaster storm

In-house counsel from across the region share their views on how legal teams can successfully prepare their companies to deal with natural disasters, from deciding what insurance to choose to steering a successful claim if disaster does strike.   

24 June 2019

Chubb partners with Banco de Chile

Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos has helped Swiss insurer Chubb enter a 15-year distribution agreement with Banco de Chile.

21 June 2019

Hapvida continues its health insurance expansion in Brazil

Brazilian health insurance company Hapvida Group has hired Madrona Advogados to buy counterpart Grupo América for 426 million reais (US$110 million).

19 June 2019

Kennedys absorbs insurance firm in Chile

International law firm Kennedys has strengthened its position in Chile by absorbing a local insurance and disputes firm.

13 June 2019

Kennedys forms associations in DR, Guatemala and Panama

International law firm Kennedys has expanded its footprint in Latin America by entering three associations with local firms in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Panama.

10 April 2019

Brazil’s Motta Fernandes poaches from DDSA

Former Xavier, Bernardes, Bragança, Sociedade de Advogados (XBB) members reunite at Motta Fernandes Advogados following three insurance and insolvency partner hires.

29 March 2019

Zurich and Havan sign insurance deal in Brazil

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped the Brazilian branch of insurance company Zurich sign a 200 million reais (US$53 million) deal with Brazilian retail company Havan.

20 March 2019

TozziniFreire adds 10 partners in major promotion round

TozziniFreire Advogados in Brazil has promoted 10 associates to partner across its tax, disputes, corporate, insurance, banking and antitrust practice areas.

12 March 2019

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