Please join us on April 29, 2015, for a discussion of global trends and recent developments in insurance industry M&A and corporate finance.

During our lunch break we will hear from V. J. Dowling, Managing Partner, Dowling & Partners Securities.

We are also pleased to announce that we will be joined by Nick Gerhart, Insurance Commissioner, State of Iowa, and the following industry leaders as guest panelists:

  • Gautam Chawla, Managing Director, Co-Head of Global Insurance Group, Citi
  • Andrew Diaz-Matos, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Director of Enterprise Transactions Law, The Hartford
  • William J. Egan, Managing Director, Oaktree Capital Management
  • Chris Fagan, Chief Executive Officer, Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd.
  • Stephen Fromm, Vice Chairman, Financial Institutions Group, Deutsche Bank
  • Scott Hawkins, Vice President, Insurance Research & Consulting, Conning Research & Consulting
  • John Hendrickson, Director of Strategy, Validus Group
  • Patricia A. Henry, Executive Vice President, Global Government & Industry Affairs, ACE Group
  • Thomas B. Leonardi, Senior Advisor, Evercore Partners Inc.; Former Insurance Commissioner, State of Connecticut
  • Michael J. Millette, Past Global Head of Structured Finance, Goldman Sachs
  • Daniel J. Moyer, Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Development, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
  • Peter R. Schaefer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America
  • Steven I. Schreiber, Principal and Consulting Actuary, Milliman
  • Mark H. Socha, Head of Enterprise Mergers and Acquisitions, Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.
  • Thomas Solomon, Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Antonio (Tony) Ursano, President, TigerRisk Partners

Agenda Topics Include:

  • View from the Bankers: State of the Insurance M&A and Insurance Capital Markets
  • Future of the Reinsurance Industry in the Age of Convergence
  • Recent Regulatory Issues for Insurance Company M&A and Corporate Finance
  • View from the Inside: Creating Competitive Advantage in Today's Market by Identifying and Reeling in M&A Opportunities
  • Life Sector M&A and Financing Developments
  • Issues in Cross-Border and Public M&A

This complimentary program will include breakfast, a networking lunch and a cocktail reception. CLE credit is pending.

Location
Mayer Brown
1221 Avenue of the Americas
(between 48th and 49th Streets)
New York, NY 10020

For additional information, please contact Mickey Vargas at +1 212 506 2650 or mvargas@mayerbrown.com.

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