The panel will provide insight into M&A trends within the UK insurance broking and MGA markets. The discussion will touch on recent deals and explore the key drivers of M&A in the sector, including what buyers look for when considering acquisitions and potential pitfalls for vendors to avoid. The team will also discuss the M&A outlook for 2020 and key trends to watch out for.
– To learn what the M&A outlook is for 2020;
– To know the key trends to watch out for and learn what the pitfalls are.
Mark is Head of Financial Services M&A in the UK and Co-Head globally. Prior to joining KPMG Corporate Finance, Mark worked in Lloyd’s of London and at Amlin plc working on mergers and acquisition projects.
David is a Director in KPMG Corporate Finance’s Financial Services M&A team. David specialises in the insurance sector and prior to joining KPMG Corporate Finance, worked for AIG where he led various European M&A and corporate restructuring transactions.
Xavier is a Partner at Livingbridge, a mid-market private equity firm, where he has a specific focus on the Financial Services market.
Paul Johnson is a corporate partner at Mills & Reeve, a full service law firm, where he specialises in buying and selling business across a range of sectors including insurance.