All posts by Marcos Chiari

MENA INSURANCE REVIEW MENA

Patrick Khaty, head of development for Africa at Barents Re, sees growth in life

The insurance market in Morocco has long-term growth potential but is either untapped or underdeveloped. There is demand for the whole spec-
trum of covers, including life, savings products and property.
As a result of reinforced supervision, the market has witnessed major consolidation for many years now. Government efforts to grow insurance pen- etration and developing infrastructure are likely to support increased premium volumes in the coming years.

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BARENTS RE: EMERGING-MARKET ‘LEARNING CURVE’ KEY

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AM BEST UPGRADES THE OUTLOOK OF BARENTS RE FROM STABLE TO POSITIVE

AM BEST UPGRADES THE OUTLOOK OF BARENTS RE FROM STABLE TO POSITIVE

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http://www3.ambest.com/ratings/entities/CompanyProfile.aspx?AMBNum=91083&URatingId=&AltSrc=4&PPP=&ExtUser=&ExtMisc=&AltNum=179191083

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REINSURANCE TRENDS IN LATIN AMERICA

By Hikaru Huno,

Bonds & Specialty Lines at Barents
Re Reinsurance Company, Inc.
REACTIONS, Special Report, july 2012.

*See articles on page 3 and 27.

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BARENTS RE PLATINUM SPONSOR OF GAIF, MARRAKECH 2012

Barents Re participated as Platinum Sponsor on the 29th General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF) Conference that took place from May 21-23rd, 2012 at the Palmeraie Golf Palace in Marrakech, Kingdom of Morocco.
As part of Barents Re sponshorship we had the opportunity to invite all delegates to a lunch on Wednesday May 23rd.
Our Executive Team were pleased to announce Barents Re commitment to the region and the positioning of our brand as one of the leaders in specialty niche reinsurance in the MENA Region and Turkey.
GAIF 2012

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LATIN AMERICA REUNION 2012

Leading figures from across Latin America gathered in Panama City on Tuesday for the inaugural Global Reinsurance Latin America Reunion 2012. The event was organized by Global Reinsurance Magazine of London, the most influential magazine worldwide on the Reinsurance Market.
The venue took place on the Trump Hotel, gathering important personalities from all across Latin America to discuss subjects such as market trends, opportunities in the Latin American market, Fraud, Political Risk and Micro insurance.
Barents Re was the lead sponsor, and contributed with top of the line speakers like Mr. Arturo Falcon – Barents Re chief underwriting officer for Latin America who opened the reunion discussing the industry’s reaction to severe national catastrophe events in recent years – including last year’s Japanese earthquake and the Thailand floods; and Mr. Eric Jarrin – Barents Re Personal Accidents and Casualty Director for Latin America who address the audience about Massive insurance opportunities in the Latin American market.
Also, as part of the Latin American Reinsurers’ View panel was Mr Gerardo García – Barents Re General Director, who share with the audience his point of view regarding the opportunities in the region and trends in price, capacity and coverage. Aidan Pope – General Director for Latin American and the Caribbean from Guy Carpenter & Company LLC and Alfredo Gomez – Head of property Treaty Underwriting from Swiss Re Mexico were also part of this panel.
Other personalities participating in the event were Ingrid Carlou – CEO for Reaseguradora Patria who addresses the audience regarding Key Trends in Latin America Reinsurance; David Gonzalez – Financial Institution Manager from AIG who made a presentation oriented to Financial Lines; Isabel Vives – Client Service Vice President from FICO speaking about Fraud and the methodology to detect possible cases and Dominique Hierro – Chief Marketing Officer from RGA Reinsurance Company who spoke about trends and statistics related to Health and Life products.

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By Marcos Chiari