Debevoise Advises Brookfield Reinsurance in Its Acquisition of Argo in a Transaction Valued at Approximately $1.1 Billion

8 February 2023

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Brookfield Reinsurance (NYSE, TSX:BNRE) in its acquisition of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (“Argo”) (NYSE: ARGO) in a transaction valued at approximately $1.1 billion. For more information, please see the company’s press release.

Brookfield Reinsurance operates a leading financial services business providing capital-based solutions to the insurance industry. Argo is a U.S. focused underwriter of specialty insurance products in the property and casualty market.

The Debevoise team is led by insurance M&A partners Andrew Jamieson and Drew Dutton and includes counsel Keith Slattery, associates AJ Salomon, Marisa Demko, Joey Kaminsky, Niusha Tavassoli, and law clerk Dylan Sanders, M&A counsel Caroline Geiger and associate Jarrett Lewis, capital markets partner Eric Juergens and associate Mihir Awati, tax partner Michael Bolotin and associate Harshil Mehta, executive compensation and employee benefits partner Michael Snypes Jr., associate Sandy De Sousa and law clerk Josh Herzka, and litigation partner Susan Reagan Gittes and associate Emily Morgan.