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William Spiegel

Deputy Executive Chairman

William has 30 years of private equity experience and has been a leading financial services growth investor since 2001.  A significant part of his experience has been in building and growing insurance companies in both the U.S. and the U.K. He has, through his work in private equity, been a founding investor and/or board member of many successful insurance companies including Catlin Group, Clear Blue Insurance Group, Essent Group, Fidelis Insurance, Global Atlantic Financial Group, Lancashire Group, Montpelier Re, Narraganset Bay Insurance and Third Point Reinsurance.

Prior to co-founding Pine Brook, he was with The Cypress Group from its inception in 1994 until 2006, leading its financial services and healthcare investing activities. Prior to Cypress he worked in the Merchant Banking Group at Lehman Brothers. He has served on the board of directors of 20 companies, including seven publicly traded corporations. William is currently a member of The Polsky Council of The University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and its Private Equity Council.

In addition to his extensive financial services experience and recognised leadership, William holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics, an M.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Latest News

Ken Randall Announces Retirement Date
Ken Randall Announces Retirement Date

Co-founder Ken Randall to retire as Executive Chairman in 2021, succeeded by William Spiegel. The Board of Directors of Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (AIM:RQIH), today announces that Ken Randall, Executive Chairman of the Company and co-founder of R&Q, …

Result of Annual General Meeting
Result of Annual General Meeting

Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (AIM:RQIH) (the “Company“), the leading non-life global specialty insurance company, today held the Annual General Meeting referred to in the notice to shareholders of the Company dated 15 June 2020. All of the resolutions …

Acquisition of Vermont-based Captive
Acquisition of Vermont-based Captive

The Board of Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. (AIM-RQIH) (“R&Q”), the leading non-life global specialty insurance company focusing on the Program Management and Legacy Insurance, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a captive insurer domiciled in Vermont. The …