Debevoise Advises Morgan Stanley in the Merger of the Mutual Holding Companies of Pan-American Life Insurance Group and Mutual Trust Financial Group

8 April 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Morgan Stanley as financial advisor to Pan-American Life Mutual Holding Company in its agreement to merge with Mutual Trust Mutual Holding Company. The merger is expected to close in the second half of 2015, subject to policyholder and regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.

The Pan-American Life Insurance Group is a leading provider of insurance and financial services throughout the Americas. New Orleans-based Pan-American Life Insurance Company, the Group's flagship member, has been delivering trusted financial services since 1911, employing more than 1,400 worldwide, providing top-rated life, accident and health insurance, employee benefits and financial services.

The Debevoise team is led by partners Nicholas F. Potter and Marilyn A. Lion and includes associates Nicholas C. Scholten and Michael G. Stern.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. The firm’s commercially savvy lawyers regularly lead strategic transactions and complex disputes for world-class clients.