M&A and Insurance

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M&A activity in the insurance sector is expected to increase as insurance companies seek new opportunities for growth and diversification as the economy shows signs of recovery. Mid-sized companies providing commodity products could be potential targets for large, cash-rich companies.

The Asian insurance industry is likely to witness increased deal activity as Western companies look to tap growth opportunities in the region.

The introduction of Solvency II framework and IFRS phase II will provide more security for policyholders and mitigate market disruptions, with Solvency II expected to spur consolidation in Europe. To learn more, read our latest M&A material on the insurance sector.

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2014 Insurance M&A outlook
Deloitte examines the current state of global insurance industry M&A activity and the top issues facing companies in 2014.
Top 10 issues for insurance M&A in 2013: Time for mergers and acquisitions to take off?
A flurry of activity by insurance companies to rebuild internal M&A capabilities may herald an uptick in M&A during 2013 for the U.S. insurance industry.
Divestiture Survey Report 2013: Sharpening your strategy
Deloitte's third survey report of trends in divestitures and carve-outs combines input from approximately 150 professionals who have been involved in divestitures or carve-outs and includes insights from Deloitte's experience in the marketplace.
Deal or no deal: Can busted M&A deals be avoided?
By identifying targets with low quality financial reporting early, CFOs can factor in the potential added costs and decide if the deal is one they should continue to pursue.


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