BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, has appointed Jason Stone as managing director of BMS Canada private equity, M&A division, effective immediately.
Stone reports to Brian Gomes, president and chief executive of BMS Canada, and is based in Toronto.
He leads the Canadian private equity and M&A team, focusing on expanding BMS’s global private equity and M&A platform, and sits on the BMS global PEMAT executive committee.
Stone joins from Aon where he was most recently senior vice president in the M&A and transaction solutions team, specialising in placements of transaction liability products in the North American market.
Prior to Aon, Stone was a financial lines underwriter at Everest Reinsurance.
Tan Pawar, managing director of BMS’s private equity, M&A and tax insurance division, said: “Bespoke M&A insurance products have become increasingly crucial to businesses in the current market conditions and companies are looking for support in their cross-border M&A transactions. Our multi-disciplinary team understands such demand and we have been systemically expanding our global platform.”
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