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Barents Re is pleased to announce the appointment of Serigne Gueye as Risk Officer

Barents Re is pleased to announce the appointment of Serigne Gueye as Risk Officer. Serigne  joined the Barents Re staff of January 4th, 2021 and will be based in the Cayman Islands office. 

Serigne has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, and is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

Barents Re is delighted to welcome Serigne Gueye as the new Risk Officer of the company in Cayman Islands.

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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Barents Re Reinsurance Company, Inc. and Its Affiliate

MEXICO CITY – DECEMBER 10, 2020


AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a” of Barents Re Reinsurance Company, Inc. (Barents Re) (Cayman Islands) and its affiliate, Barents Reinsurance S.A. (Barents Re Lux) (Luxembourg). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is negative.

The ratings reflect Barents Re’s balance sheet strength, which AM Best categorizes as strongest, as well as its strong operating performance, neutral business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management (ERM).

The ratings of Barents Re Lux reflect its strategic importance to and the support it receives from Barents Re. Barents Re Lux is part of the Barents Re rating unit, and it is fundamental to the group’s overall strategy. Barents Re provides a parental guarantee and reinsurance support to Barents Re Lux. As of 2020, Barents Re has taken action to relocate Barents Lux to the United Kingdom. The planned relocation involves establishing a new licensed reinsurance carrier domiciled in the United Kingdom, which will acquire all of the assets and liabilities of Barents Re Lux pursuant to a merger by absorption and a portfolio transfer.

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AM Best Press release – Spanish version

AM Best Press release – English version

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Barents Re is a different type of company

The world has changed in six months. Companies must be willing to change, mutate, reinvent themselves and emerge as a different force.

Barents Re is a different type of company.  A company that chooses to be agile and whose priority is execution. We are a fast moving reinsurer that reinvents itself every year.

WE WILL CHANGE, ADAPT, MUTATE, TRANSFORM AND DOMINATE; NOT THE MARKET BUT OUR SPECIFIC NICHE.

WE ARE THE WORLDS NICHE REINSURER.

Recently we had a presence in the Special edition of Vida y Éxito Magazine, in the following view you can see the digital version of this prestigious magazine.

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GERARDO GARCÍA: REVISTA VIDA Y ÉXITO

Revista Vida y Éxito, 2019

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By Gilberto Juarez
2019

•  BARENTS RE IN DOUBLE AWARD WIN Barents Re has been awarded Best Reinsurance Company Luxembourg and Best Reinsurance Bonds Offering of the Year at the Global Banking & Finance Awards 2019.

•  AM Best affirms ‘A’ (Excellent) Financial Strength rating for Barents Re Reinsurance Company Inc. and Barents Reinsurance S.A..

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2019

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Revista Vida y Éxito

“EL SER JUGADOR DE  NICHO ES LA ESTRATEGIA MÁS SABIA PARA SALIR  DE LA CRISIS”, Gerardo García, Chairman de  Barents Re.

En tiempos de crisis,  el enfocarse en nichos específicos permite a las aseguradoras y reaseguradoras enfrentar de mejor manera movimientos de la economía.

Lea la entrevista completa del especial de la Revista Vida y Éxito en su edición de Julio aquí

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Gerardo Garcia, named as part of the most influential leaders in the region post opening of the regional economies.

Vida y Éxito Magazine

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Barents Re Awarded 2020 Global Excellent Award

Barents RE has been named a 2020 Global Excellence Awards Winner in the Best Independent Reinsurance Group, Spain category, by UK publisher Acquisitional International.

Acquisition International commented :

“The Global Excellence Awards recognize and reward the firms and individuals who commitment to sustained outstanding performance has seen then leading the way, not only in their sector or industry, but across the entire global corporate spectrum.”

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Miami Reinsurance Week 2020

Barents Re hosted its annual cocktail party to celebrate The Miami Reinsurance Week at the W Hotel’s ADDiKT Restaurant/Bar. Guests from the Latin American and European markets gathered to enjoy one of the most important weeks of the year for the industry and interact with the local and international in/reinsurance players.

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By Gilberto Juarez