Ironshore opens new office in Germany


Ironshore International, which has a substantial presence in Bermuda, has announced that its mergers & acquisitions (M&A) and tax insurance unit has opened an office in Frankfurt, Germany through Ironshore Agency, as it expands its European presence.

Ironshore M&A and Tax specialists underwrite specialty coverages for complex transactional risk throughout its global platform, including warranty & indemnity as well as tax liability insurance programs. Ironshore International has named Markus Messinger and Daniel Müller to lead the Frankfurt operation, serving German private equity and investment bank clients.

“Ironshore has established the dedicated M&A presence in Frankfurt to better serve our German speaking clients that demand a local offering with regional market expertise,” said Rowan Bamford, Ironshore’s global head of M&A and tax.

Messinger has been named senior M&A underwriter and head of the M&A team for the Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) region. Prior to joining Ironshore in 2017, he served for more than six years as a private attorney with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, advising on a range of private equity and corporate organisational transactions. Messinger will report to Gareth Rees, EMEA head of mergers and acquisitions.

Daniel Müller will be a M&A underwriter for the DACH team, reporting to Messinger. As an attorney with the corporate practice of Noerr for four years, he focused on various transactions within the acquisitions and real estate finance sectors. Fiona Marry, managing director of Ironshore Europe, added that “M&A experts now located in the Frankfurt office reflects our international commitment to further invest in specialty lines within Continental Europe.”

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