Representation and Warranty Insurance: No Longer Optional

July 09, 2015

Representation and warranty insurance is no longer optional in the M&A landscape. Financial and strategic buyers that don’t understand the product, and its strategic uses and pitfalls, risk being left behind. Within this joint study, Dechert LLP and Marsh explore significant deal terms and trends in the use of R&WI, including: R&WI policies can offer terms that are superior to those found in traditional indemnification packages; positive claims experience with most major underwriters; and premiums are substantially lower than in the late ‘90s/early ‘00s.

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