Financial Buyer Participation In The Insurance Industry: An Update For 2015

15 July 2015
FC&S Legal

This year has seen financial buyers continue to show significant interest in the U.S. insurance space. While the drivers of this activity are numerous, a few trends, beyond the basic business rationale for insurance company acquisitions, are worth highlighting. One such driver is increasing clarity around regulatory conditions likely to be imposed on financial buyers. The other is a continued broadening of the types of financing and the number of financing counterparties available to fund acquisitions in the life and annuity space in particular.