Insurance Transactions & Regulatory

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Leading Firm for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory - Chambers USA, 2021

The attorneys in our Insurance Transactions & Regulatory Practice Group, which is part of Kirkland’s premier Financial Institutions Practice Group, counsel clients on high-profile transactions and regulatory matters involving the insurance industry. Our experienced team brings together deep knowledge of the insurance industry with market-leading capabilities in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets to provide the highest-quality service to clients who are operating or transacting in the insurance industry. Our integrated regulatory team provides practical, bespoke advice that is business-minded and commercial, and is fully aligned with our clients' broader business and transactional goals.

We regularly work with insurers, reinsurers, private equity firms, hedge funds, brokers and intermediaries, TPAs, MGAs, InsurTech firms, investment banks and other participants in the insurance industry. We advise clients involved in all sectors of the industry, including life insurance and annuities, non-life/P&C (including financial guaranty and mortgage insurance, title insurance and workers compensation) and managed care.

In addition to our best-in-class transactional capabilities, our team has broad experience with capital-constrained situations and can leverage Kirkland’s renowned restructuring group to provide creative and practical solutions to insurance groups and other industry participants facing capital issues.

Our team delivers exceptional results, and is consistently called upon by many of the most sophisticated players in the insurance industry to help navigate their most complex matters.

#1 Global Insurance Transactions by Deal Count

Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters), FY 2020

#1 Global and U.S. M&A (Counsel to Principals) by Deal Count

Bloomberg Global M&A Market Review Legal Rankings, FY 2020

#1 Global and U.S. Private Equity Buyouts and Exits by Deal Value & Count

Mergermarket Global & Regional M&A Report, FY 2020