Debevoise Advises J.C. Flowers in its Acquisition of AmeriLife From Reservoir Capital Group and Black Diamond Capital Partners

5 June 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC (“J.C. Flowers”) in its definitive agreement to acquire AmeriLife Group (“AmeriLife”) from Reservoir Capital Group and Black Diamond Capital Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

J.C. Flowers is a leading private investment firm dedicated to investing globally in the financial services industry. Founded in 1998, the firm has invested more than $14 billion of capital in 39 portfolio companies in 14 countries across a range of industry subsectors including banking, insurance and reinsurance, securities firms, specialty finance, and services and asset management. With approximately $8 billion of assets under management, J.C. Flowers has offices in New York and London.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Gregory V. Gooding and counsel Michael D. Devins and includes partners Jonathan F. Lewis and Gary M. Friedman, counsel Judith L. Church and Rafael Kariyev, and associates Joseph M. DiCioccio, David P. Iozzi, Ryan T. Rafferty, Daniel T. Rothberg and Scott B. Selinger.

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.