As businesses look for opportunities to deploy their capital, mergers and acquisitions are a key strategy for many. Understanding and managing the risks involved can be challenging, however, especially for those investing in unfamiliar markets or industries.
Demand for transactional risk insurance continues to grow – globally, Marsh’s mergers and acquisition professionals placed 450 transactional risk policies during 2015, a 32% increase from 2014, and limits placed increased year-over-year by 45% to USD 11.2 billion – utilizing the expertise of a Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice (PEMA) with over two decades of experience.
Marsh’s PEMA Practice develops solutions that help corporations, private equity firms, alternative asset managers, lenders, and infrastructure investors manage mergers and acquisitions related risks. Our dedicated global team of advisors and attorneys works across Marsh and other Marsh & McLennan Companies businesses to help provide you with specialized, industry-specific depth.
With more than two decades of experience in mergers and acquisitions, we provide you with the insights to evaluate, facilitate, and close your transaction while managing buy- and sell-side risks. And, after the deal closes, our group purchasing programs use economies of scale to potentially maximize buying power and lower insurance costs over the life of the investment and beyond.
By identifying and evaluating the potential risk challenges in your merger or acquisition transaction, Marsh helps ensure speed of execution and accuracy in price – so you can submit bids with confidence.