ASW is an acclaimed Bermudian law firm which is particularly known for its in-depth knowledge of the insurance industry. Its lawyers are noted for their experienced handling of highly significant multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions. The firm provides high-end advice to an array of international insurance companies, private equity houses and financial advisers.
Sources say: "The team is fantastic. They are always professional, prompt with responses, excellent value for the cost and provide excellent client service."
One interviewee remarked that "the advice is timely and provides solutions."
A team of ASW lawyers led by Neil Horner advised Covea regarding a USD750 million investment into Bermuda reinsurance company Lorenz.
Neil Horner offers a wealth of experience representing insurance companies in transactional and regulatory mandates. He is especially noteworthy for his insights into the Bermudian elements of cross-border M&A matters in the insurance sector.
"He is incredibly knowledgeable and provides us with tremendous practical legal advice." "Neil is very good on the technical side. He has a good understanding of insurance."
Hanno Tolhurst has a rising profile when it comes to non-contentious insurance work in Bermuda. He is well versed in M&A and also regularly assists with debt capital markets issuances.