LARG

The Latin American Reinsurance Group (LARG) is a group of members of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) which purchase reinsurance collectively. The concept was originally set up in 2004 by five ICMIF member organizations and it has grown steadily since then to now include 16 member organizations. .

The Annual Meeting of the Latin American Reinsurance...

The ICMIF 2013 Annual LARG (Latin American Reinsurance Group) Meeting will take place this year in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic from Wednesday 26 to Friday 28 June hosted by Cooperativa Nacional de Seguros, Coop-Seguros Inc.

The meeting brings LARG members together to discuss issues such as underwriting, claims, microinsurance, strategic planning and catastrophe reinsurance as well...

The ICMIF LARG (Latin American Reinsurance Group) Annual Seminar will take place next week in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, from August, 28 to August 31. This year’s meeting is being hosted by ICMIF member Equidad Compañía de Seguros S.A and the opening ceremony will be attended by the Honduras Superintendant of Insurance.

The event this year will bring together a record number of 73 delegates...

One of ICMIF’s Supporting Members, A.M. Best, has opened an office in Miami, Florida to serve the growing market for insurance ratings in the Latin American region. Earlier this year, A.M. Best also opened an office in Dubai, UAE. Miami is A.M. Best's fifth global office location.

Jorge A. Gonzalez has been appointed to manage the Miami office. Gonzalez is an insurance and reinsurance...

This year ICMIF launches a new Microinsurance Simulation Workshop on October, 24-25, immediately prior to the ICMIF Biennial Conference taking place from 26-28 October this year in Manchester, UK.

The workshop will provide insight and expertise on microinsurance and meet the informational needs of people considering establishing microinsurance companies. It will also be of value to the...

ICMIF member La Segunda recently announced the opening of a prestigious new corporate building in Rosario, Argentina. The building was officially opened in February this year. The opening was attended by the Governor of the Santa Fe Province, Dr Hermes Binner, the Mayor of the city of Rosario, Dr Miguel Lifschitez and the General Manager of La Segunda Group, Señor Alberto Grimaldi and the...

Juan Enrique Bustamante has stepped down as General Manager at ICMIF member Coopseguros in Ecuador.

Having held that position for the previous six years Juan Enrique says, “now life holds new professional challenges in my home country of Colombia which have made me reconsider my objectives and set new horizons, luckily I will remain in the insurance sector to which I have devoted all of...