Insurance in Asia

The firm has a long history of working with major insurers in Asia, both domestic and international. It has developed a reputation for leading on the market’s most ambitious transactions, regularly working with insurers on matters that grow, reshape or refocus their business, both in Asia and around the world.

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Ranked as a leading firm for Insurance and Corporate (including M&A) in Hong Kong.

“Great technical knowledge.”

“They have been invaluable in our insurance deals, bringing with them strong negotiation skills and a deep understanding of the insurance M&A/ bancassurance deals.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Greater China, 2024

“Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is the port of call for major insurance and reinsurance firms, asset managers, and banks seeking advice on large high-profile corporate deals.”

“The team always goes the extra mile in supporting our transaction mandates.”

“Debevoise has a very strong team advising on insurance M&A.”

“Very hands on, accessible and efficient. They are also practical, [have] good commercial sense, and know the insurance industry well.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2023

Ranked in the top band of international firms in China for non-contentious insurance matters.

Edwin Northover ranked as leading lawyer for insurance work in China.

“They are a very experienced team with a strong eye for detail, but also an ability to proactively progress discussions.”

“Debevoise’s sector knowledge is excellent, which makes for an efficient and seamless exercise.”

Chambers Greater China, 2024

“Knowledgeable, thoughtful, innovative and resourceful when it comes to insurance M&A transactions. They are very capable in terms of analysing complex matters and coming up with feasible and sensible solutions.”

“Debevoise's knowledge of the insurance market is excellent. The team is always responsive.”

“The level of service provided by Debevoise & Plimpton is always of a high quality. The work product is commercial and comprehensive.”

“Debevoise is an outstanding firm and provides stellar service.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2021-2023

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