Debevoise Advises Resolution Life in Sale of Lincoln Benefit Life Company to Global Bankers Insurance Group

2 October 2017

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Resolution Life, L.P. on its sale of Lincoln Benefit Life Company to an affiliate of Global Bankers Insurance Group. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018.

Resolution Life has over 15 years of experience in acquiring and developing in-force life insurance operations. Over this time, Resolution has made acquisitions valued at more than $15 billion, including 26 life insurance companies with over 10 million policyholders and $200 billion in policy assets.

The Debevoise team is led by partners Nicholas F. Potter and David Grosgold and includes partners Jonathan F. Lewis and Vadim Mahmoudov; counsel Judith L. Church; and associates AJ Farkas, Adam M. Namm and Matthew B. Parelman.

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