Allied World Expands M&A Underwriting Team

June 2, 2016

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced the appointment of Terry Enright and Ryan Anderson to the North American Mergers and Acquisitions [M&A] underwriting team, effective immediately.

Allied World’s North American M&A platform offers insurance for many transactional risks, including representations and warranties [R&W] insurance, tax opinion insurance, tax credit recapture insurance and contingent risk insurance. Allied World’s R&W insurance coverage was named the 2015 Product/Service of the Year in the Professional Services category at the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards.

Christian Gravier, President, Allied World Professional Lines North America, commented, “We are excited to be adding two highly respected and experienced individuals to our team. These hires reflect our continued commitment toward growing and expanding our M&A practice worldwide.”

Jeff Anderson, North America M&A Practice Lead, said, “We are delighted to welcome both Terry and Ryan to the team. As we continue to expand our transactional risk solutions and service our growing customer base, their extensive legal experience and specialized M&A knowledge will be tremendous assets to all of our trading partners.”

Mr. Enright has 10 years of experience in the mergers and acquisitions field, most recently working at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in New York. While there, Mr. Enright was the lead counsel and client manager, advising sponsors and companies in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and complex fund restructurings.

Mr. Ryan Anderson was most recently a Corporate Associate at Winston & Strawn LLP in New York, where he represented private equity clients in all aspects of complex public and private mergers and acquisitions, including equity and asset sales, divestitures, corporate restructuring transactions and strategic investments.

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