Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions is the number 1 Risk & Insurance Due Diligence provider in the industry, with having worked on 5,500+ deals over the past five years. The team is comprised of 350+ M&A experts from a variety of backgrounds working across four continents. We have professionals located in 23 global offices to provide local expertise. Our team can assist in leveraging human capital and risk expertise from 66,000 professionals in over 500 offices across 120 countries.
Aon has led the way in developing bespoke insurance solutions to meet the M&A industry’s needs for the past 20 years. Aon has placed 704 Transaction Liability insurance policies in the US/EMEA in 2017, binding roughly $27.2B in limits of liability and servicing an expanse of deals from the lower middle market to multi-billion dollar transactions for private equity clients and corporate acquirers.
Kirkland & Ellis is one of the world’s leading law firms, with more than 2,700 lawyers practicing from 15 offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Kirkland’s acclaimed private equity practice has 30 years of experience and represents more than 500 private equity clients that touch upon every major industry and discipline in the world’s most critical markets. The Firm has unparalleled market penetration and is consistently ranked as the most active legal advisor for private equity and debt finance transactions, and fund formations in the U.S. and globally. Kirkland’s Private Equity Practice Group has been recognized as aLaw360Private Equity Group of the Year for the past nine consecutive years. With a proprietary database of nearly 1,800 private equity transactions called a “game changer” by theFinancial Times, Kirkland is able to access data on market terms and trends that no other law firm can provide. Combined with pragmatic strategies and hard work, it’s innovations like this that ensure that Kirkland provides the highest quality legal services available anywhere.
The M&A Leadership Council is a global partnership of professional services firms, authors, experts and luminaries in the field of mergers & acquisitions; they are dedicated to identifying best practices; establishing standards for training and certification; and providing methods, tools and expertise to companies conducting M&As. The Council's Certified M&A Specialist (CMAS) program provides credentials to professionals who have proven their knowledge, effort, resourcefulness and commitment to their specialty in M&A.