Private equity and corporate mergers & acquisitions
Due diligence and transactional services that protect your investment
Protecting the investment of equity and intellectual capital in a venture or merger is a complex task. That’s why our highly skilled insurance advisors work as an extension of your organization’s M&A team to provide best-in-class risk and insurance due diligence services that add value throughout the lifecycle of a deal.
Risk and insurance due diligence lower the level of uncertainty in a transaction. To help buyers obtain a clearer picture of the value of all liabilities and assets being acquired, we:
- Reviewing policies to identify gaps in coverage and the extent to which policy deductibles or retentions will affect the quality of earnings
- Replacing a deficient program with broader coverage or a more optimal program structure
- Identifying the potential cost savings or increases in the pro forma insurance expense when improvement to a program is needed
- Enhancing an existing insurance program by implementing the recommendations highlighted during due diligence
- Providing Representations & Warranties coverage
- Identifying new and innovative ways to mitigate risks associated with corporate transactions
Why clients partner with NSM
“We have a long-standing relationship with NSM for both pre-closing diligence and post-closing insurance brokerage services. We have found them to be a trusted member of our advisory team and lean on them for their expertise with our new opportunities and for our existing portfolio companies.”
“Mufson Howe Hunter focuses on mergers, acquisitions and raising private capital for middle-market companies. When it comes to insurance and risk management, we were looking for a team with the expertise, client services orientation and a focus that is compatible with our organization’s culture and our clients.
NSM has done a tremendous job supporting our corporate insurance needs. They have also demonstrated the capabilities to creatively manage transactional due diligence and find strong solutions for representations and warranties coverage.”
Private equity and corporate M&A practice
Our highly skilled M&A advisors provide strategic risk and insurance due diligence advisory services to private equity firms and client organizations.