The World Bank's historic catastrophe bond issuance has sparked interest from both investors and sovereigns, but what lies next for the programme?
The World Bank's latest catastrophe bond is the first time that a sovereign nation has sponsored such a transaction without a reinsurer or risk pool acting as a middleman.
There is still time to nominate the companies and individuals you think should win the 2018 Reactions Latin America Insurance and Reinsurance Awards.
Probitas 1492 has become the first Lloyd's syndicate to join the market's representative office in Mexico.
As many of the economies in Latin American recover from a far reaching lull, Pioneer Underwriters is looking to establish a foothold in the region.
Expanding its operations in Brazil is a key focus for Cunningham Lindsey, and the loss adjuster has brought in Andre Lopes from rival Crawford & Company in its bid to do so.
Howden has made a move into its sixth Latin American country after entering into a partnership with Mexican motor specialist Grupo Ordás.
The outgoing chief executive has stepped down from her position with Manuel Escobedo taking over the business until a successor is appointed.
Brazilian reinsurer Austral Re is expanding its operations in Latin America as it seeks to further build its international business.
Developing products that actually meet the needs of those in emerging economies, as well as creating reliable and user-friendly ways of both paying premium and collecting claims, will all determine whether the multi-company multi insurance venture incubator is a success, says Aspen’s Mario Vitale.
Suramericana, Colombia's largest insurance company, wants to pursue plans of international expansion at the same time that competition in its domestic market becomes fiercer, according to Gonzalo Pérez Rojas, the company's CEO.
Interview: Albert Benchimol has had a busy year since taking over as CEO of Bermudian insurer and reinsurer Axis Capital, dealing with the ousting of its chairman and Superstorm Sandy losses. He is now confident that a strong period of growth is ahead for his firm.
John Nelson has had a busy first year as chairman of Lloyd’s, with the market’s Vision 2025 plan his biggest contribution so far. He believes the make-up of firms and people at Lloyd’s is not diverse enough.
The new king of Spain’s largest insurer is uncomfortable about sovereign risk following rating agencies downgrading the firm because of its home country's economic woes.
Interview: Eric Smith, CEO of Swiss Re Americas, tells Reactions his views on the January 1 2011 reinsurance renewals and what areas he sees opportunities for growth.
INTERVIEW: Greg Case, CEO of Aon, believes that the insurance broker can help its customers manage their way through the tough global operating environment and rise to the challenge of new and complex risks by working on a more robust fact basis.
IRB-Brasil Re has had a tough time adjusting to no longer holding a monopoly of the Brazilian reinsurance market. Its plan to cope with losing market share in its own country is to aggressively target growth in other markets, its chairman tells Reactions.
Martin Sullivan, who was appointed deputy chairman of Willis last year, discusses his role and objectives now that he has re-invented himself as a broker after formerly being CEO of AIG.
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