Work Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

Cleary, Mattos Filho and Pinheiro Neto in 7.8 billion reais Caixa deal

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped French insurer CNP Assurances agree a joint venture with Caixa Econômica Federal to distribute life insurance and pension plans in Brazil for nearly 30 years.

01 October 2019

Allianz snaps up insurance portfolios from Brazil’s Sul América

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped the insurance arm of German financial services provider Allianz buy Brazilian insurer Sul América Group’s property and casualty (P&C) and automobile operations for 3 billion reais (US$734 million).

10 September 2019

Brazil's government divests stake in reinsurer IRB

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and São Paulo and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian insurance company BB Seguros and the Republic of Brazil sell their shares in Brazil’s largest reinsurance company, IRB Brasil Resseguros, for some 7.4 billion reais (US$2 billion).

27 August 2019

BNP Paribas and Scotiabank strike up bancassurance alliance

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York has helped BNP Paribas’ insurance unit enter a long-term strategic alliance with Canada’s Scotiabank in Latin America.

22 August 2019

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

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