Insurance M&A: Just Beginning


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Summary: Foreign investment – especially from Japan and China – will fuel U.S. deals activity for the foreseeable future.

Insurance M&A activity in the U.S. rose to unprecedented levels in 2015, surpassing what had been a banner year in 2014. There were 476 announced deals in the insurance sector, 79 of which had disclosed deal values with a total announced value of $53.3 billion. This was a significant increase from the 352 announced deals in 2014, of which 73 had disclosed deal values with a total announced value of $13.5 billion. Furthermore, unlike prior years, where U.S. insurance deal activity was isolated to specific subsectors, 2015 saw a significant increase in deal activity in all industry subsectors.


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