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 international firm in China for non-contentious insurance matters.

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

The firm has a very strong insurance practice across the Asia-Pacific region, I would hold out the firm as second to none on insurance transactions in the region. Their ability to manage complex transactions, consider the specific requirements and issues that each client has and to bring the two together in a focused and solutions-oriented manner has been a consistent hallmark of the advice and service delivered by the firm.

In terms of industry capability they are an obvious player in the market. They are our go-to firm for insurance-related transactional work and they are particularly good at handling bancassurance mandates.

Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2019-2020

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

Debevoise has ‘detailed knowledge of the insurance market’ and houses a team which provides ‘commercial and practice advice,’ particularly on high-value M&A transactions.

Debevoise possesses a high degree of transactional and execution knowledge in terms of insurance-specific M&A work.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2019-2020

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