Mergermarket M&A Forum Chicago 2023

The must-attend event for US dealmakers returns!

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

11 Jul

Case study

The M&A landscape has become more challenging, requiring dealmakers to navigate a highly complex and multi-faceted risk environment. In this session, senior members of Aon’s M&A and Transaction Solutions practice will take us through a case study where a strategic buyer acquired a complementary business through a highly competitive auction. Due the competitive nature of the deal, the seller was not provided recourse for the inherent representations and warranties risks. In addition, the tax due diligence process uncovered several large tax exposures at the Target level leaving the buyer further exposed to a risk of more than $1.5 billion. In response to these risks, the acquirer was able to leverage insurance capital to secure their investment, cover the significant financial exposure the deal posed and move forward with the deal, thus turning risk into opportunity. 

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  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
    Jessica Harger Managing Director AON Bio
    Vip Patel Managing Director AON Bio