Private Equity Embraces M&A Insurance
Excerpted From The Wall Street Journal | Risk and Compliance Journal | September 18, 2015
In a report released last week, Marsh said there has been “dramatic growth” in transactional risk insurance this year in the US market as well as worldwide growth overall. Karen Beldy Torborg, global leader of the company’s Private Equity and M&A Services practice, was quoted saying that insurance is being used to complete deals “and we don’t see this trend subsiding any time soon.” Acquisitions involve risks of various kinds, but insurance is a way of reducing those risks and bringing both sides to a final agreement.
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