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“Large companies are adapting well to the new situation created by the pandemic”

2021-02-24T17:40:10+00:0024 February 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

Alberto Matellán Chief economist at MAPFRE Inversión   Companies are updating their accounts and investors are pleased with the results. According to Alberto Matellán, Chief Economist at MAPFRE Inversión, we need to look beyond the results of the last quarter to the roadmap to the future that they provide, "and this is a relatively positive one." [...]

Just plain optimism?

2021-02-24T10:58:03+00:0024 February 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

Markets’ mood is positive again. After a pause in January, the optimistic trend that had prevailed in November and December, is back since the start of February. And with an identical pattern on the movements of the different asset classes and industries (see Chart #1). Thus, it seems that, nowadays markets are moving in just two [...]

Spain: challenges beyond recovery

2021-02-24T08:40:58+00:0024 February 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

MAPFRE Economics expects 2021 to be the year of crisis recovery for Spain. However, it is a recovery that must be viewed with some caution in light of the wide margin of uncertainty that still remains. In that regard, although the emergence of vaccines reduces the long-term risks, issues related to their deployment, as well as [...]

Alberto Matellán, the new ‘fellow’ of the Acumen Academy and the Open Value Foundation for social impact projects

2021-02-24T08:27:12+00:0024 February 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

Acumen Academy and Open Value Foundation—two pioneering foundations in social impact—have selected Alberto Matellán, Chief Economist at MAPFRE Inversión, as one of the new 25 Spanish leaders to promote Social Justice. The MAPFRE AM Inclusion Fund is a fund devised by the expert and is focused on the letter S (Social) within the ESG criteria as [...]

LFR highlights its partnership with MAPFRE as one of the keys to its success

2021-02-18T08:03:15+00:0018 February 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

La Financière Responsable (LFR), a French investment management firm specializing in environmental social and governance (ESG) criteria, shares the keys to its success in 2020—a year of complexity and uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic—and highlights the synergies achieved with MAPFRE AM.   In an article signed by Olivier Johanet and published in Club Patrimoine—a specialist [...]

More than ever, recovery is up to us

2021-02-17T14:59:18+00:0017 February 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

The year could not have started any worse. The snowstorm, despite its size and exceptional nature, became just a story amid the global worsening of the pandemic and all its consequences. Vaccines, ironically the fastest created in human history, are set to arrive late to this third wave. A fourth wave is likely to occur in [...]

“We’re witnessing a serious shift in economic structure and the investment landscape in general”.

2021-02-17T13:36:52+00:0017 February 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

Alberto Matellán Chief economist at MAPFRE Inversión   Higher inflation? More monetary independence? Even more troubled companies? Change is coming. In fact, in response to the first question, those inflation expectations are already changing and are causing spikes in bond yields. In an interview with Radio Intereconomía, Alberto Matellán, chief economist at MAPFRE Inversión, explains that [...]

Pierina Pumarol: “Further insurance regulation is needed in Paraguay”

2021-02-17T12:39:17+00:0017 February 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

In an interview with the Paraguayan newspaper 5días, Pierina Pumarol, CEO of MAPFRE PARAGUAY, takes stock of the company's transformation during the pandemic and the work still to be done as regards the country's insurance market, especially in terms of regulations that protect society, such as compulsory insurance to cover traffic accidents. "When it comes to [...]

Sustainable investment: Not without the depositary

2021-02-17T10:02:54+00:0017 February 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

The year 2020 left us with a lot of changes — some that will stay with us forever, others that will disappear over time, and a few that will remain etched in our memories. One of the changes that there is no turning back from is the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria into [...]

2020 results special

2021-02-12T09:11:49+00:0012 February 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

MAPFRE makes it facilities available to accelerate vaccination against COVID-19 MAPFRE generates operating earnings of 658 million euros in 2020 The 2020 results press conference has finished Results presentation Antonio Huertas' Assessment of 2020 Results More news [...]