MAPFRE, a Spanish insurance company, has opened a new assistance office, MAPFRE Asistencia, in Dubai, to expand its presence in the Middle East, reported Business Insurance.

MAPFRE Asistencia will reportedly help the company to launch new products and services in the region. It will serve the insurance, finance and automobile sectors in Dubai.

According to the news agency, MAPFRE Asistencia already has its presence in 43 countries including Bahrain, Jordan and Egypt. These offices provide claims management, specialty risk management, travel assistance and other services.