Debevoise Advises Resolution Re on Reinsurance Arrangement with Symetra Life Insurance Company

12 September 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Resolution Re on its reinsurance arrangement with Symetra Life Insurance Company that transfers financial responsibility for all of Symetra’s structured settlement annuity contracts and a smaller block of income annuities to Resolution Re. The reinsured block had $5.7 billion in total statutory reserves at Dec. 31, 2017.

Resolution Re is a Bermuda-domiciled reinsurance company within the Resolution Life Group, a global in-force life insurance specialist. Since 2003, Resolution entities have committed $13.6bn of equity in the acquisition, reinsurance, consolidation and management of 27 life insurance companies.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Alexander R. Cochran and includes partners Nicholas F. Potter and Peter F.G. Schuur and associates Kristen A. Matthews and Daniel Priest.

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