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Cooper Gay acquires U.S. reinsurance broker Reinsurance.com

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Cooper Gay, the independent insurance and reinsurance broker, has announced the acquisition of the majority shareholding in Reinsurance.com.ar LLC, the Florida-based specialist reinsurance broker.

Established in 2006 by Guillermo Pastore, and with offices in Miami and Buenos Aries, Reinsurance.com focuses on treaty and facultative reinsurance solutions, primarily for the Argentine market.  Mr Pastore has over 20 years’ experience in the Latin American reinsurance sector and was formerly COO of EW Blanch and Benfield Greig in Argentina.  Mr Pastore will continue as Chief Executive Officer and will drive expansion in support of Cooper Gay’s strategy for the region.

Toby Esser, Cooper Gay’s Group Chief Executive said: “We have worked closely with Guillermo Pastore over the past two years, and have been impressed by the commitment, professionalism and drive of his entire team.  I am delighted that we have moved to a majority shareholding in the company, further enhancing our ability to support the reinsurance requirements of this fast growing region.”

Steve Jackson, Managing Director of the Latin region commented: “Guillermo Pastore is a highly respected reinsurance specialist who has already established a strong and active presence in the Latin American market.  He will be a great asset to Cooper Gay.”