Insurance

We work with insurance clients on cutting-edge transactions at the heart of their business strategies while guiding them through fast-evolving regulatory and risk environments.

Why Latham

Latham advises participants across the insurance sector on corporate, finance, and regulatory matters, including complex and cross-border M&A transactions, reinsurance, distribution, and portfolio transfers. Our in-depth experience includes advising global insurance groups and specialist insurers, the private equity and venture capital funds engaged in consolidation across the industry and the insurtech investors and start-ups that are driving innovation. We offer insurance clients a full-spectrum of insights and capabilities, including in sensitive regulatory matters and high-stakes disputes, across key global financial jurisdictions.

We work with insurance clients on cutting-edge transactions at the heart of their business strategies while guiding them through fast-evolving regulatory and risk environments. We draw on Latham’s global platform, which includes world-leading data privacy, employment, tax, ESG, and finance practices to deliver insurance industry clients unparalleled insight, counsel, and representation.

We understand our clients’ need to reduce and diversify financial risk and our experienced cross-practice team regularly advises on international collateralized reinsurance transactions. Latham is at the forefront of the growing pension scheme de-risking market, regularly guiding de-risking and pension consolidation transactions. We also advise clients on structured products and transactions with insurers, such as longevity risk transfers and securitizations, providing innovative solutions to risk retention, disclosure, and regulatory capital requirements.

We help insurers navigate and take advantage of the disruptive technology revolutionizing insurance, including using big data and digital customer experience innovations, administration arrangements, and outsourcing services to grow and thrive in the highly regulated insurance sector.

Our Experience

#1 for Insurance M&A by Thomson Reuters in the UK, Europe, and Globally by deal value and volume for YE 2020.

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