Economies of scale might be a driving force behind many M&A deals but that dynamic could change, say James Ferris, Leslie Fenton and Ritendra Roy from PwC.
As M&A activity on Bermuda continues to heat up, Joseph Milicia, P&C M&A Practice Leader for the Americas, Willis Towers Watson, suggests the keys to a smooth transaction are the right internal team, a sound strategy, the right team of external M&A professionals—and the motivation to do a deal.
As the Bermuda M&A bubble shows little sign of bursting, Alan Bossin, partner at law firm Appleby, offers predictions on what else we should expect this year and suggests that good due diligence at the outset of the transaction can help avoid bumps in the road.
M&A activity has got off to a bullish start in 2018 but more deals, potentially even bigger, could be in the pipeline, say John Johnston, Boris Lukan, Heldar Carreiro and Gokul Sudarsana of Deloitte.
Cybersecurity is a generational exposure, according to Rick Welsh, CEO of Sciemus, but Bermuda has a chance to lead in dealing with it—and ILS could have a part to play.
The low rate environment on the investment and the premium side has driven consolidation, but it is rare for a major transaction to occur serendipitously. The majority are the result of a vision and strategy by company leadership focused on creating value for its stakeholders, write David Brown and Steven Napier of EY.
2017 was a record-breaking year for ILS—and Bermuda again led from the front in terms of being both the domicile of choice for the special purpose vehicles issuing ILS and a hub of innovation for new structures and risks. Bermuda:Re+ILS reports.
It’s almost time for the introduction of the GDPR, and its effects will be felt not just in Europe say Kerr Kennedy and Kateryna Gorbunova of EY Bermuda.
Bermuda-based Kuvare Life Re, part of Kuvare Holdings, has completed some big deals and enjoyed rapid growth since it was formed. Dhiren Jhaveri, the chief executive of Kuvare Holdings, explains to Bermuda:Re+ILS why a confluence of factors in the US life insurance sector is creating opportunities.
Brad Kading is widely acknowledged as having taken the profile of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers to another level during his 12 years at its helm. His successor John Huff describes to Bermuda:Re+ILS his plans for the role and why Bermuda should be bullish about its future.