Mergers and acquisitions activity among global insurers is on the increase, according to a survey of senior insurance executives by Towers Watson, a professional services company, and Mergermarket, a global intelligence provider.
“There should be cautious optimism surrounding the insurance sector and related M&A across North America,” said Jack Gibson, Towers Watson’s global lead for insurance M&A. “Deal making is being driven by consolidation as a response to depressed premiums and more stringent capital requirements. This is pushing firms to expand into new product areas to diversify risk and maximize return on capital.”
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