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"Transaction Insurance as a M&A Strategic Tool"

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

2:00 - 2:45 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]

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The use of insurance in M&A transactions is gaining popularity among deal professionals who are finding this tool increasingly useful to bridge the gap on one of the most fundamental deal issues in any M&A transaction: the potential post-closing erosion of value (either of the consideration received by the seller or the business acquired by the buyer). Some of the most popular types of transactional insurance policies available to buyers and sellers are representations and warranties ("R&W") insurance, tax indemnity insurance, and contingent liability insurance, with R&W insurance being the most common. Join:

  • Keith Flaum, Partner, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
  • Mark Thierfelder, Partner, Dechert LLP
  • Craig Schiappo, Managing Director, Marsh's Private Equity and M&A Services Group

Among the topics of this program are:

  • Current trends in the strategic use of insurance by buyers and sellers
  • Key issues and traps for the unwary as it relates to negotiating the use of insurance policies in the context of merger agreements
  • How transactional insurance can be used as a tool to mitigate risk and impact purchase price

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