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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

Insurance: Non-contentious

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What the team is known for

Respected non-contentious practice highlighted for its expertise in high-profile and high-value M&A deals. Represents a diverse range of parties from insurance companies and underwriters to sellers, target companies and investment banking firms. The team also handles a range of regulatory work, as well as advising on financing and securities arrangements with the insurance market. Handles transactional matters for both domestic and international insurer clients.

Strengths

"They are very approachable and know what's going on in the market," says a client.

Commentators describe the firm as "a strong choice for big-ticket M&A deals."

Work highlights

Advised Liberty Mutual Insurance Company on the sale of operations in the UK, Ireland and the UAE to Hamilton Insurance Group.

Notable practitioners

Robert Stirling is a renowned insurance practitioner who regularly assists major clients in the sector with substantial cross-border mergers and other corporate transactions.
"He is a deep insurance expert and a deal doer."

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Overview

Skadden represents insurance and reinsurance companies and their financial advisors and underwriters in a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, restructurings and reorganisations. The firm represents all parties — purchasers, sellers, targets and boards of directors, as well as investment banking firms, financial advisors and financial sponsors — in structuring acquisitions, disposals and mergers, joint ventures, asset transactions (including portfolio transfers, bulk deals and renewal rights deals) and distribution arrangements. Skadden also provides a broad range of regulatory advice to insurance and reinsurance companies, investment banks and other non-insurance entities.

Insurance: Non-contentious Department

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

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40 Bank Street

Canary Wharf

London

Greater London

UK

E14 5DS

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Insurance: Non-contentious


Robert Stirling
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