The sector group has provided advice on the ongoing consolidation in the insurance industry for many years, nationally and internationally. Our lawyers have advised numerous insurers and reinsurers on M&A. We also advise on intra-group restructurings, management and leveraged buy-outs, establishing or terminating joint ventures and pre/post merger processes.
The group's full-service approach enables our interdisciplinary team to provide efficient and comprehensive legal advice on all transaction-related or other business measures. This and our market knowledge and sector know-how are why insurance and reinsurance companies frequently retain Allen & Overy as legal advisors.
The team led by Dr Jan Schröder and Dr Christian Eichner, is regularly involved in innovative transactions including, most recently, run-off transactions in the life and non-life sector and credit portfolio and longevity transactions
News and insights
News: 15 December 2022
Allen & Overy LLP has advised the Barclays Bank UK Retirement Fund (UKRF) on its GBP7bn longevity transaction, with reinsurance provided by an insurance subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (PFI)…
News: 12 December 2022
Allen & Overy Paris advised the banking syndicate, led by HSBC and Natixis and including Barclays, Crédit Agricole CIB and J.P. Morgan, in relation to the issue of EUR500 million subordinated…
Publications: 28 July 2022
The equity capital markets have faced challenging conditions in H1 2022. European markets cooled, the Middle East boomed.
Publications: 15 July 2022
In this article we shine the spotlight on an emerging risk for directors - that of direct claims against them relating to acts or omissions addressing climate change. We briefly consider this fast…