CPD WEBINAR: Mergers & Acquisitions - key insurance issues

Tuesday, 15 February 2022
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (UK time)
    • Nick Thomas and Diane Jenkins, Nick Thomas + associates

This session looks at some of the insurance issues faced during a client merger or acquisition and explores some of the insurance solutions available


• Types of M&A – management buyouts, private equity investment, acquisitions of new subsidiaries, refinancing

• Common insurance issues seen in a M&A
o Past liabilities that may be acquired (e.g., TUPE, environmental)
o Run -off issues (PI, products)
o D&O issues (change of control clauses, run-off)
o Asset cover between signing and completion (contracting purchasers’ clauses, BI)

• Checking a sale/purchase agreement (SPA)

• Transaction liability products (W&I, Tax Indemnity, Legal Opinion)

• Legal indemnities (e.g., restrictive covenants, lost documents)


• Be aware of the key insurance considerations during a client merger or acquisition

• Understand how additional liabilities may be acquired

• Know the additional insurance products available to deal with M&A risks

The webinar will be held via Zoom and recorded

Upon booking a place you will be sent a booking confirmation but joining instructions will not be emailed to you until shortly prior to the event.

Any questions please contact Education Lead simon.mcgill@ecclesiastical.com

CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

1 hour's CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

It is recommended that you keep any evidence of the CPD activity you have completed and upload copies to the recording tool as the CII may ask to see this if your record is selected for review. Details of the scheme can be viewed online at www.cii.co.uk/cpd.