Legacy Acquisitions

We have a proven track record in providing exit and restructuring solutions to discontinued insurance and reinsurance companies and captives through:

  • Outright acquisition
  • Portfolio transfers
  • Part VII transfers or Cross Border Mergers
  • Novation
  • Reinsurance

We provide customised solutions that benefit owners of discontinued or non-core operations through improved:

  • Liquidity
  • Capital management
  • Management focus
  • Risk exposure and certainty

Our experienced and dedicated mergers and acquisitions team is focused on providing bespoke exit solutions within expedient execution timeframes.

The Group completed fifteen transactions during 2016, comprising six outright acquisitions, a Part VII transfer, four novations and four loss portfolio transfers. In addition, a European transfer was undertaken on an owned company.

Jurisdictions where we have experienced recent activity include Bermuda, Belgium, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland, Liechtenstein, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Since 2011, we have completed 47 transactions in 21 jurisdictions covering a wide spectrum of sectors (click here for transaction detail):




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Key facts

  • We completed 15 legacy transactions in 2016, acquiring net assets of £57.0m

  • We currently own:

    26 non-life insurance companies, 5 of which are captive consolidation vehicles in Malta, the UK, Guernsey and the Isle of Man

    6 cells in the R&Q rent-a-captive facility for consolidation activity