Cooley’s 2021 Tech M&A Year in Review
General trends in tech M&A Hello, (virtual) world once again! Despite everyone’s efforts in 2021, including the rollout of vaccines and varying rounds of lockdowns and work-from-home mandates, a true “return to normal” for M&A dealmakers was foiled anew by COVID-19 and its variants. Undeterred by the pandemic, high target […]
Representation & Warranty (R&W) Insurance – Current Market Trends
Over the last decade the use of R&W insurance in merger and acquisition transactions has grown exponentially. From 2008 to 2018, the total R&W policies bound per year in North America rose from 40 deals, providing $541 million of coverage to 1500+ R&W insurance transactions, providing aggregate coverage of $38.6 […]
2017 M&A Trends Series: Rep & Warranty (R&W) Insurance is Here
So far this year, deal parties are approaching M&A with cautious optimism. This series of Cooley M&A blog posts include some brief observations that offer some M&A highlights over the past year and our thoughts for the year to come. Rep & Warranty (R&W) Insurance is Here Previously, transaction insurance (or […]
Rep and Warranty Insurance: Trends and Key Considerations
Over the last several years, transactional insurance, or representation and warranties insurance (“R&W Insurance”), has become a more prominent part of the M&A landscape.