Insurance - McDermott Will & Emery

Insurance

Overview


Insurance industry players face a myriad of legal, regulatory and business challenges, especially given the sector’s complexity and rapid evolution. To successfully tackle these challenges, you need legal advisors who understand the market—where it’s been and where it’s going—and have front-line experience advising on a broad range of legal issues unique to insurance.

Our Insurance team leans on decades of experience to provide unmatched advice across a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters and dispute resolution. Because we’ve “seen it all,” we often act as industry consultants: We help clients develop groundbreaking insurance and reinsurance products, leverage private equity and venture capital opportunities, structure acquisitions for optimal tax benefits and defend against “bet the company” claims, disputes and multi-state regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings. Our cross-border team of more than 40 lawyers includes practitioners from multiple practice areas—Transactions, Regulatory, Litigation, Tax and Privacy—delivering seamless, one-stop shop advice, no matter where you do business.

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Results


M&A

  • Represented a property and casualty insurance firm with eight subsidiary businesses and almost 400 professionals, in its sale to a subsidiary of a Chicago-based financial technology business
  • Represented an investment banking company on the insurance transactional and regulatory aspects of an insurance company’s $3.4 billion capital raise with a $3 billion senior preferred stock transaction and a $454 million junior preferred investment by a separate consortium
  • Represented an international specialty insurer and reinsurer on its investment in and partnership with a Texas-based specialty (re)insurance intermediary and alternative asset advisory firm, an investment in insurance technology company, as well as its formation of and investment in an insurance underwriting company

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People


A diverse, global network of industry-leading talent committed to you and your vision.