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W&I Insurance: Changes, Impact and Opportunities for Investors Resulting from COVID-19 (Part 2) [PODCAST]

The impact of COVID-19 is not only immediate, but will be felt for months to come. As a result, Warranty & Indemnity (W&I) Insurance has adapted to this new M&A environment to provide investors with alternative solutions which can assist both sellers and buyers as they look to mitigate the unprecedented uncertainly in the market as COVID-19 continues.

In the second of a two-part podcast, Proskauer private equity M&A partner Andrew Wingfield alongside associate Katie Bunce and Caroline Rowlands, head of private equity at Howden M&A, discuss the opportunities for private equity firms and companies to utilize W&I insurance when considering buying a distressed or insolvent target. 

The podcast will cover:

  • Background on W&I Insurance in distressed transactions.
  • Key considerations for buyers considering W&I insurance on deals with a distressed or insolvent target.
  • Advantages for buyers and sellers using W&I in M&A involving distressed or insolvent targets.

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About this Author

Andrew Wingfield Corporate Lawyer with Proskauer in London, UK
Partner

Andrew Wingfield is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of our Private Equity Mergers & Acquisitions Group. As businesses globally are impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Andrew is a member of the firm’s Coronavirus Response Team helping clients respond and solve issues across myriad fronts.

Andrew undertakes a broad range of domestic and cross-border corporate and commercial work for both corporate and private equity clients, advising on acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, mergers and public takeovers,...

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Associate

Katie Bunce is an associate in the Corporate Department and a member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. 

Katie advises private equity and venture capital firms and companies on all aspects of private acquisitions and disposals, leveraged buyouts, co-investments and secondary buyouts. She has been involved in transactions of both a domestic and international nature in a range of sectors including financial services, travel and real estate.

At her previous firm Katie was seconded to a major London market insurer and a European private equity house.

Related Practices

  • Private Equity Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate/Transactional
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