The winners of the Reactions Fourth Latin America Re/Insurance Awards were unveiled at a glamourous event at Miami’s prestigious Ritz Carlton resort in South Beach on Thursday night.
Following a packed day of discussions during the Reactions and Euromoney Seminars hosted Fifth Annual Latin American Insurance and Reinsurance Forum, attendees put on their best dress and filled out the Ritz Carlton’s ballroom to see which individuals and companies would be handed this year’s awards.
In the end, Suramericana went home with a quartet of awards. It was given Merger and Acquisition Deal of the Year for its purchase of RSA’s Latin American operations, while the firm was also named Andean Insurer of the Year.
Suramericana then went one better and was named Latin American Insurer of the Year and Gonzalo Alberto Perez Rojas was named Latin American Insurance Chief Executive of the Year.
Patria Re was another major winner, with the company and its chief executive, Ingrid Carlou, handed three awards. The first was for Latin American Re/insurance Deal of the Year in recognition of its move into Lloyd’s and the formation of Special Purpose Syndicate 6125.
Patria Re was also named Mexican Reinsurance Company of the Year, while Carlou was herself named Latin America Reinsurance Chief Executive of the Year.
Elsewhere, Chubb’s Jorge Luis Cazar was handed the award for Latin America Influential Individual of the Year, the second year in a row he has been given the prize.
Latin American Reinsurer of the Year went to Scor, while the Insurance Broker Award went to Marsh.
Aon Benfield was named Latin American Reinsurance Broker of the Year, while Alejandro Galizia was named Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year.
Insurance Broking CEO of the Year was given to Willis’ Luis Maurette while the Lifetime Achievement prize went to Roberto Degl'Innocenti.
A full list of winners can be found below:
Latin American Law Firm of the Year: Kennedys
Latin American Rating Agency of the Year: AM Best Company
Latin American Technology Company of the Year: SISTRAN
Latin American Consultancy of the Year: Willis Towers Watson
Latin American Risk Modeler of the Year: AIR Worldwide
Latin American Loss Adjustor of the Year: Crawford & Company
Latin American Merger and Acquisition Deal of the Year: Suramericana’s acquisition of RSA’s Latin American business.
Latin American Re/Insurance Deal of the Year: Patria Re approved for Special Purpose Syndicate 6125 in Lloyd’s of London
Latin American Regulator of the Year: Comisión Nacional de Seguros y Fianzas, Mexico
Andean Insurer of the Year: Suramericana
Andrean Reinsurer of the Year: Hannover Re
Brazilian Insurer of the Year: Chubb
Brazilian Reinsurer of the Year: Terra Brasis
Brazilian Broker of the Year: Marsh
Brazilian Reinsurance Broker of the Year: Guy Carpenter
Caribbean Insurer of the Year: Guardian
Caribbean Reinsurer of the Year: Everest Re
Caribbean Insurance Broker of the Year: Marathon Insurance Brokers
Caribbean Reinsurance Broker of the Year: Alwen Hough Johnson
Central American Insurer of the Year: Seguros El Roble
Central American Reinsurer of the Year: TransRe
Mexican Insurer of the Year: Seguros Banorte
Mexican Reinsurer of the Year: Patria Re
Southern Cone Insurer of the Year: BCI Seguros
Southern Cone Reinsurer of the Year: Munich Re
Latin American Microinsurer of the Year: La Positiva
Latin American Insurer of the Year: Suramericana
Latin American Reinsurer of the Year: Scor
Latin American Broker of the Year: Marsh
Latin American Reinsurance Broker of the Year: Aon Benfield
Latin American Insurance CEO of the Year: Gonzalo Alberto Perez Rojas, Suramericana
Latin American Reinsurance CEO of the Year: Ingrid Carlou, Patria Re
Latin American Insurance Broking CEO of the Year: Luis Maurette, Willis
Latin American Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year: Alejandro Galizia, Aon Benfield
Latin American Influential Individual of the Year: Jorge Luis Cazar, Chubb
Lifetime Achievement: Roberto Degl'Innocenti