Debevoise Advises Covéa in Its $9 Billion Acquisition of PartnerRe

4 March 2020

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Covéa Group, a mutual insurance group and leader in property damage and liability insurance in France, in its $9 billion acquisition of PartnerRe Ltd. (PartnerRe), a Bermuda-based insurance company. For more information, please see the company’s press release.

Covéa, a mutual insurance group, is a major player in insurance, present in the main markets and a leader in property damage and liability insurance in France. With its MAAF, MMA and GMF brands, the Group insures more than 11.5 million French people. PartnerRe is a leading global reinsurer that helps insurance companies reduce their earnings volatility, strengthen their capital and grow their businesses through reinsurance solutions.

The Debevoise team is led by John Vasily and Clare Swirski and includes partners Cécile Beurrier, Lawrence Cagney, Pierre Clermontel, Jeffrey Cunard, Susan GittesDavid Grosgold, Edwin Northover, Nicholas Potter, Peter Schuur and James Scoville, counsel Judith Church, Benjamin Lyon and Philippe Tengelmann, associates Gregory Arutiunov, Ali Bazzi, Jeri Browne, Jan BuschmannHilary DavidsonAndrew Field, Ariane Fleuriot, Christopher Garrett, Risa Gordon, Sarah Hale, Simone Hicks, Dexter Hoffman, Tigist Kassahun,  Marino Novello, Jan Schoberwalter and Jonathan Wong