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We are an advisor to a number of the world’s largest insurers and reinsurers on their strategic projects.

Expertise covers restructuring of regulatory capital, strategic reinsurance, longevity transactions, M&A and regulatory matters.

Fully integrated with the firm's global Financial Institutions Group, the team advise financial institution clients on all insurance aspects of property, project and real estate financings and transactions. The team also advise our financial institution clients in respect of their own trade credit and political risk insurance policies.

The group advise a number of investment banks in respect of trading longevity risks with banks, insurers and investment schemes, as well as advising insurers and investment banks on regulatory capital and liquidity transactions.  We advise in the companies market and at Lloyd's. In addition to advising financial institutions, local and multinational companies and government bodies, a number of our team have spent time in industry, with insurance regulators or as underwriters. The team has the specialist product knowledge you would expect of a market leading insurance team, coupled with a well-rounded view of the sector to provide our clients with commercially relevant advice in the most efficient manner.  

Recognition of our work

“Exceptionally client-focused’ group covers the full range of corporate and regulatory work, from M&A, distribution agreements and outsourcing to authorisation, governance and solvency issues.” Legal 500 UK 2015 (Insurance: Corporate and Regulatory)
"Any team at Allen & Overy is going to do an outstanding job for their clients." Chambers UK 2016 (Insurance)
"They're very pragmatic and imaginative in the way that they tackle problems." Chambers UK 2016 (Insurance)

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