NEW YORK – June 27, 2019 – NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement, and individual solutions, today announced key additions to its M&A Transaction Liability Practice Group.
The group will now include senior hires Andrew Pelzer, Vipul Kumar and Mike Sharkey. Pelzer, Kumar and Sharkey bring years of experience in advising private equity clients on the structuring, tax, insurance liability and risk vulnerabilities associated with M&A transactions. The group is part of NFP’s broader P&C business, reporting to Henry Lombardi, executive vice president and head of NFP’s Property and Casualty division.
"The addition of these highly talented individuals to NFP’s M&A Transaction Liability Practice Group reflects a smart evolution in our P&C business: further building out our specialized offerings to our clients and prospects. Andrew, Vipul and Mike’s wealth of experience advising clients on complex M&A transactions will bring tremendous value to our clients and company. I’m thrilled to have them on board." said Lombardi.
Collectively, these talented professionals bring significant experience leading the marketing, structuring and placement of all forms of transaction liability insurance programs, including representation and warranty insurance and tax insurance. They also possess extensive expertise facilitating M&A transactions by addressing and structuring insurance capital solutions for indemnification issues that arise during negotiations or due diligence phases of a deal.
NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant providing customized property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement, and individual solutions through its licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. NFP enables client success through the expertise of over 5,100 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors, and financial institutions. NFP is the 5th largest US-based privately owned broker, 6th largest benefits broker by global revenue and 7th best place to work in insurance (Business Insurance); 10th largest property and casualty agency (Insurance Journal); and 12th largest global insurance broker (Best’s Review).