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Insurance

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 complex transactions and regulatory issues. 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.

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News: 15 December 2022

A&O advises on multi-billion longevity transaction for Barclays Bank UK Retirement Fund

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)…

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News: 12 December 2022

Allen & Overy Paris on the issue of EUR500 million subordinated sustainable notes by Abeille Vie

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…

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Publications: 18 October 2022

Horizon scanning – regulatory developments in Australia

With so many developments on the horizon, the regulatory landscape in Australia can be difficult to navigate.

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Publications: 26 September 2022

(Re)insurers prepare for tighter boardroom governance rules

With new rules on the governance of insurance company boards coming into force from the end of this month, Paul Péporté and Helena Finn outline the main changes.

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