An expert view in an ever-changing world.

Working with clients to deliver greater clarity.

Trusted advice providing bespoke solutions.

Technical excellence adding value at every point

We are a specialist M&A insurance broker and advisor with significant expertise in structuring bespoke insurance solutions for M&A transactions.

We provide strategic advice for those involved in or advising on M&A to enable parties to successfully execute transactions.

PROVIDING CERTAINTY


51 countries

Global spread of transactions supported

Over
£35bn

Transactions totalling over £35bn

Over
2000 deals

2000+ global M&A deals advised on

Over
100yrs

Specialist experience in M&A

Trusted solutions for the world's leading firms
A team of industry experts

We have a team of dedicated experts who are widely regarded as leaders in this specialist area of insurance.

I am always happy to recommend HWF on deals; their in-depth experience of both M&A and the insurance market, combined with a pragmatic approach, leads to smoother processes, better coverage positions and ultimately happier clients

Aaron Fairhurst, CMS

We use HWF wherever the opportunity arises because they advise, structure and execute W&I insurance policies with great efficiency. Our trust in their service and process allows us to focus on our job resulting in positive client outcomes on their M&A deals

Helen Croke, Ropes & Gray

HWF’s ability to drive the process forward de-risks the M&A processes we are involved with. We count on their reliability and expertise, even where there are complex issues or challenging timetables

James Renahan, Travers Smith
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Deals
Manu 1

€500m - €1bn

Policy type Cat Loss Litigation
Sector Manufacturing / Industrials
Seller jurisdiction UK
Target jurisdiction UK
Buyer jurisdiction UK
Buyer type Private Equity
Manu 2

€50m - €250m

Policy type Specific Secondary Pensions Liability
Sector Manufacturing / Industrials
Seller jurisdiction UK
Target jurisdiction UK
Buyer jurisdiction France
Buyer type Corporate
Infrastructure 1

£500m - £1bn

Policy type Specific Tax liability
Sector Construction
Seller jurisdiction UK
Target jurisdiction UK
Buyer jurisdiction France
Buyer type Corporate
Manu 3

€1bn+

Policy type EIL Policy (Historic and future pollution)
Sector Manufacturing / Industrials
Seller jurisdiction Germany
Target jurisdiction Worldwide sites
Buyer jurisdiction UK
Buyer type Private Equity
Retail 1

£50m - £250m

Policy type Buy-side W&I
Sector Retail
Seller jurisdiction UK
Target jurisdiction UK
Buyer jurisdiction Holland
Buyer type Private Equity
Business Services 2

<€50m

Policy type Buy-side W&I
Sector Business Services
Seller jurisdiction UK
Target jurisdiction UK
Buyer jurisdiction US
Buyer type Corporate