About us

Trust

When you think about insurance, your number one concern should be trust. Heinz Hellner founded a privately owned family insurance brokerage business in 1934. For more than 8 decades we have continued to be family operated and our reputation reflects our commitment. The Hellner name means we personally guarantee the best service and options for you. Hellner continues to grow and deal with virtually all segments pertaining to insurance that are necessary in today ́s market to make a perfect fit for our clients and the insurance coverage they need. Our negotiations are transparent and reinforce confidence in our ability to deliver.

Connecting

We connect our clients with insurance companies that will best serve their needs, by meeting with our clients to discuss and analyze their risks and needs based on their business and employees. We also meet with insurance companies to fully investigate how they will protect our clients with the appropriate insurance.

Knowledge

We are passionate about our business and make every effort to increase our knowledge regarding insurance. We literally have dedicated ourselves to update our information regarding existing laws, new laws, environmental developments and things that will affect future legislation. Over the years, we have established a platform of knowledge that impact insurance needs for our clients.

Team

Hellner has a staff of highly experienced professionals that work in various areas specializing in insurance. More than 50% of our professionals have been with us more than 10 years. Everyone at Hellner contributes to making a great team by working together and integrating our efforts for the best possible results for our clients.

Experience

Expertise is not necessarily found on computers or in books, but in people. In our case, we have 3 generations who have been heading up our operations. Hartwig Hellner, son of the founder, has been “breathing” the insurance market for more than 50 years. The Hellner grandchildren are totally immersed in the business. Karla is a graduate of medicine and oversees the area of benefits/services. Christian began his insurance career in Germany and then with Lloyds of London, the cradle of the insurance world. Together they represent more than 100 years of experience.

Expansion

With partners on 5 continents, we are at home no matter what country or where we need to do global business outside Brazil. Expansion is important to our every day environment. At our office, we have a charming garden that includes plants from the Brazilian Atlantic seacoast that promotes oxygenated thinking – thinking out of the box – which inspires us to generate new solutions to existing and future situations for our clients.

Vision

Even though we are strongly embedded with our roots, we focus on the future. The success of our clients depends upon the effective management of their risks. We always look beyond the horizon, risks should never take us by surprise, and they don´t.  That is why you and your company will be more secure today and tomorrow with Hellner.