Itaú Seguros S.A. is a subsidiary of Itaú Unibanco Holdings S.A., which operates in the insurance market. It provides property and casualty insurance services to corporate and individual users. Itaú Seguros S.A. was founded in Brasil in 1921, as "Companhia Brasileira de Seguros Geraes" - the origins of the Itausa Group. In 1936 it was acquired by a Brazilian company and became "Companhia Seguradora Brasileira", and then in 1985 the company became "Itaú Seguros S.A". In 1997 the company was acquired by Banco Itaú and through a process of privatization assumed control of the Insurance sector of the company.