Credicorp Ltd.'s Peruvian insurance units, El Pacífico Vida Co. De Seguros Y Reaseguros S.A. and El Pacífico Peruano Suiza Compañía de Seguros y Reaseguros S.A., on Aug. 1 said in a regulatory filing they had completed their merger.
Under the combination, which gained regulatory approval in July, El Pacífico Vida absorbs El Pacífico Peruano. A new company has been created, named Pacífico Compañía de Seguros y Reaseguros. The completion of the merger results in a capital increase of about 550 million Peruvian soles to a total of 1.12 billion soles, according to the filing.
In a separate filing, the companies announced the appointment of a new management for the merged company with Alvaro Correa Malachowski being tapped as the firm's new general manager.
As of Aug. 1, US$1 was equivalent to 3.24 Peruvian soles.