Monthly Archives: April 2019

Barents Re Surety Event

Barents Re welcomed over 130 guests to its Surety Bonds cocktail party on 4thApril at Lux, one of Madrid’s premier venues. ThemedLet’s talk about Surety Bonds (¿Hablamos de Caución?), the event was co-hosted by Barents Re’s Chairman, Gerardo García, and the Spain General Manager and Head of Bonds, Luis Fernández. Guests from insurance, reinsurance, construction and engineering companies, brokers and banks attended the event.

Gerardo García commented:

“This is the first event of its kind with the aim of creating a new forum where all the parties related to the industry can meet, discuss new ideas and consider new ways of working together. We also wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate a very successful first five years in Spain which we completed in December 2018″. 

“Given the success of this year’s event, we will be hosting the party annually and I look forward to welcoming our guests again next.”

Luis Fernández commented:

“Our expectations for the event were exceeded – it was great to see that there are ‘bonds of friendship’ as well as ‘surety bonds’. Our efforts to build a platform which is creative, proactive and innovative have the support of the market. Looking ahead, we believe that there are multiple opportunities for us to work together in the international surety bonds arena.”


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By Gilberto Juarez
Office Opening Cocktail Party

Barents Re welcomed guests from the reinsurance and business community to the opening party of its new office in the Cayman Islands on 21st March 2019. 

Gerardo García, Chairman of Barents Re, welcome guests and commented:

“It was a great pleasure to welcome so many guests from the local business community along with business partners internationally to a wonderful event. The move to the Cayman Islands gives us an excellent platform from which we believe our business will go from strength to strength in the future.”Barents Re redomiciled to the Cayman Islands in 2018 after comprehensive research and analysis of a number of potential jurisdictions. The company selected the Cayman Islands as it offers a strong legislative framework, political stability and a positive long-term credit outlook. 

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By Gilberto Juarez