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The Impact of Underlying Insurance Policy Types on Reps and Warranties Insurance and M&A

JD Supra: Mergers

Most forms of insurance fall into one of two categories: claims-made or occurrence-based. This distinction is crucial when you are acquiring a new company and deciding how best to merge the target’s existing insurance coverage with your own. By: Woodruff Sawyer

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Representation and Warranty Insurance for M&A Deals: Cooling Market and Emerging Trends

JD Supra: Mergers

While representation and warranty (R&W) insurance continues to be used across a broad range of M&A transactions, its use has cooled as dealmakers navigate challenging market conditions. By: Cooley LLP

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Guide to D&O Insurance for SPAC IPOs, 2024 Edition

JD Supra: Mergers

Obtaining the appropriate amount and type of insurance for each stage of their life cycle is one of them. However, with some smart preparation and the expertise of the right advisors, insurance can go from being a necessary burden to a strategic asset. Woodruff Sawyer is a market leader for. By: Woodruff Sawyer

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[Video] Hinshaw Insurance Law TV – Transaction Insurance Solutions

JD Supra: Mergers

Scott Seaman, Co-Chair of Hinshaw’s global Insurance Services Practice Group, moderates a panel of transaction insurance professionals, including Global Co-CEO of Aon's M&A and Transaction Solutions practice Gary Blitz, Managing Directors Vip Patel and Ed Conlon, and Senior Vice President Anthony Dragone.

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Getting the Deal Done: Insurance Distribution

JD Supra: Mergers

The fragmented insurance distribution market in Canada continues to see significant levels of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity as established consolidators roll up smaller brokerages and managing general agents (MGAs), new players emerge, strategic buyers remain active, and more owners approach the age of retirement and seek third-party (..)

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RWI: Pro-Insured Emerging Trends

Deal Lawyers

Recent data suggests that the use of Rep & Warranty Insurance may have plateaued, but this Cooley M&A blog says that market development has led to some news for purchasers of RWI. The blog says R&W policy purchasers in this cooling market have been able to obtain more quotes, and more favorable policy rates and […]

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Cross-Border Transactional Risk Insurance

JD Supra: Mergers

As buyers seek acquisition opportunities worldwide, they often encounter sellers resistant to accepting meaningful (if any) liabilities for potential pre-closing exposures, causing buyers to look to the insurance market for protection. By: Goodwin

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