Debevoise Advises Prudential Financial on Investment in Peak Reinsurance

13 February 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Prudential Financial, Inc. on its purchase of a strategic stake in Peak Reinsurance Holdings Limited, a global reinsurer based in Hong Kong.

The transaction is part of a broader partnership between Prudential Financial and Fosun International Limited (together with its affiliates “Fosun”), the largest beneficial shareholder of Peak Re.

Following the closing of the Transaction, Fosun and PFI, will hold 86.9% and 13.1% of Peak Re via Peak Re Holdings, respectively. The Transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and completion of regulatory procedures with relevant regulators.

Prudential Financial, Inc., a financial services leader with more than $1 trillion of assets under management as of December 31, 2017, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America.

The Debevoise team is led by partners E. Drew Dutton and John M. Vasily and includes consultant Clare Swirski and associates Angela W. Lee and Jayne Chi-Wing So.

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