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The Calm Before the Storm: Bracing for the Next M&A Wave

Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Live, Online
10:30 am – 11:30 am ET / 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm BST

US broker/agency merger & acquisition deal volume fell in 2023 were down 45% from the 2021 peak and down 20% vs. 2022. What catalysts are behind the drop, and what shifts on the horizon could result in a return to robust M&A activity?

Discussion questions include:

  • Hard market, interest rates, valuations – what’s behind the recent drop in M&A activity?
  • Overview of potential M&A activity in insurtechs, MGAs, carriers and agents/brokers
  • What catalysts could reignite the M&A market?
  • What’s the potential impact of change in national leadership in US, UK and Europe?
  • Could M&A become a survival tool for distressed companies? Could this tempt opportunistic buyers to enter the market?
  • How hungry is private capital to enter the market today?
  • How might M&A impact the insurance landscape going forward?
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S&P Global Contributor
Chris Winter is one of the insurance leaders in the Market Intelligence division at S&P Global. Full Bio
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John Stamatis joined Howden Tiger Capital Markets & Advisory (HTCMA) in June of 2015. Full Bio
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Mr. Roux joined Bain Capital in 2023. He is a Managing Director on the Bain Capital Insurance team. Full Bio
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As President of MarshBerry's Financial Advisory Division, Phil brings extensive knowledge in merger & acquisition (M&A) advisory and operations, specifically in the business and technology arenas and is a trusted partner for buyers and sellers who depend on his proficiency at deal negotiation, due diligence, deal execution and integration planning. Full Bio


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Meg Green is managing editor of Insider Engage. Full Bio

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