Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Risk Strategies, a privately held, rapidly-growing national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, on the acquisition of Krauter & Company LLC, a leading specialty firm focused on the risk and insurance needs of private equity firms and their portfolio companies nationwide.
Founded in 2004 and headquartered in New York City, Krauter & Company counts more than 185 private equity firms and thousands of portfolio companies among its client base. Krauter & Company is renowned as a pioneer in its work for private equity funds, with the company principals having designed and placed the first private equity portfolio program in 1988 for a top-tier private equity firm.
The Debevoise team was led by partner Sue Meng and included partners Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky, Ramya Tiller and Michael Bolotin; counsel Kyra K. Bromley; and associates Sergio Torres, Rosemary Chandler, Elizabeth Eleanor Burke and T. Tina Xu.
About Risk Strategies
Risk Strategies is a privately held, national firm with offices across the country. As a leading U.S. insurance broker, the company offers sophisticated risk management advice as well as insurance and reinsurance placement for property & casualty, healthcare and employee benefits risks. Risk Strategies serves commercial companies, non-profits, public entities and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets. Ranked among the top 20 brokers in the country, Risk Strategies has offices in more than 50 locations nationwide including Boston, New York City, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Nashville, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
About Krauter & Company
Krauter & Company is a full service, international insurance and benefits broker that has reengineered the brokerage model to ensure delivery of the best risk management solutions the industry has to offer. The firm’s headquarters are in Manhattan and have nine additional offices throughout the U.S.: Avenel, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Naples, St. Louis and San Francisco.
About Debevoise & Plimpton
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.