LIR talks to Francisco Rivera, risk and insurance manager at Consorcio CCC Ituango, the main construction consortium on Colombia’s Ituango hydropower mega-project.
Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the independent global wholesale and reinsurance broker, is to expand its wholesale broking business in Latin America.
Itaú Unibanco has signed an exclusive negotiation agreement for the sale of its corporate insurance operation for approximately 1.5bn reais ($672m) with a conclusive agreement … read more »
Trade credit insurer Euler Hermes does not expect the World Cup or Olympic Games to boost Brazil’s economy, saying there is often a negative … read more »
Brazil’s World Cup squad has featured among the most expensive teams in insurable value, a recent report by Lloyd’s and the Centre for Economics … read more »
The cancellation of Brazil’s World Cup due to civil unrest, public transport closures or a sudden outbreak of disease would set insurers back $1.25bn, … read more »
Risk managers in Latin America should mostly deal with one broker while using specialist brokers occasionally, a recent LatAm Insurance Review survey has revealed.
Insurance M&A activity in Brazil doubled year-on-year in the first quarter of 2014, according to a recent study by KPMG.
Foreign investment is prying Uruguay away from outmoded cultural practices and steering the insurance industry towards more advanced solutions.
The consolidating Ecuadorian insurance market has strong growth prospects.