Work Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

Chinese investment company snaps up LatAm financial assets

Mayer Brown LLP’s New York and Chicago offices; Duran y Osorio in Bogotá; Guyer & Regules in Montevideo; and Nader, Hayaux & Goebel in Mexico City have helped China Minsheng Investment Group (CMIG) acquire insurance companies and investment funds in Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay from South African counterpart Old Mutual.

10 April 2018

Bofill Mir and Larraín Rencoret steer life insurance buy

Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados has helped financial services company Bicecorp acquire Sura’s Chilean life insurance business for US$232 million.

10 April 2018

Seguros Bolivar enters JV with UK healthcare provider Bupa

Kennedys and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped Colombia’s largest insurance company Seguros Bolivar enter a joint venture with Bupa to provide international healthcare coverage.

16 March 2018

Zurich purchases LatAm assets from QBE

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York; Demarest Advogados in São Paulo; Garrigues (Colombia); Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City and Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires have helped Zurich Insurance acquire QBE Insurance Group’s Latin American business.

15 March 2018

DAC Beachcroft appoints new LatAm practice head

International firm DAC Beachcroft LLP has appointed Chilean insurance partner Andrés Amunátegui, 45, as head of its Latin America practice.

01 March 2018

Insurance lawyer re-joins Beccar Varela

Argentine firm Beccar Varela has welcomed back an insurance lawyer to lead and help expand the firm’s insurance and reinsurance department.

12 February 2018

Brazilian firms forecast a stronger 2018 with promotions

Following Brazil’s deepest recession in decades, the country’s firms have a positive outlook for 2018, reflected in promotions across multiple practice areas including insurance and reinsurance, real estate, banking and finance, corporate and energy.

09 February 2018

Bichara recruits from KLA

Brazilian firm Bichara Advogados has hired a corporate partner from KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados.

17 January 2018

Five Chilean firms promote

Chilean new year promotions are favouring corporate and tax lawyers as M&A work picks up and the OECD’s BEPS project looms large.

15 January 2018

Kennedys first foreign firm to open in Argentina under Macri

International firm Kennedys has opened an office in Argentina by absorbing a local firm it has been in association with since 2016, becoming the first international firm to open an office in the country since Mauricio Macri assumed the presidency.

02 January 2018

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