M&A Underwriter – AIG

  • Location
    Rotterdam, South Holland
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AIG’s underwriters develop insurance solutions that address the exposures of companies and individuals, and embody AIG’s tradition of innovation, bringing to market ground-breaking insurance solutions for our changing world. AIG’s underwriters help to find insurance solutions for risks from a range of areas including life insurance, aviation, financial lines, casualty, environmental, catastrophic events, high net worth individuals, and boardroom liabilities.
Our Mergers & Acquisitions products and services provide cutting edge solutions for M&A deals, offering a full spectrum of individually tailored insurance programs for both buyers and sellers in relation to risks inherent in major corporate transactions. The AIG team has been the global leading player in this space since the product started to emerge in the early 2000s.

You will undertake a process of legal and commercial risk analysis for M&A deals, with a view to providing clients with a bespoke insurance solution that allows them to meet their transaction objectives. Your activities will be focused on underwriting corporate transaction deals across all sizes and sectors of business, carrying out detailed warranty and business statement analysis, developing and marketing new business, assisting with new product development and developing new and existing broker and client relationships. You will be part of a very experienced European M&A team (+40 professionals) across Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Madrid, Paris, Rotterdam and Stockholm. Within that European Team, you will form part of a young and dynamic Team responsible for Belgium, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands (FraBeLux & Netherlands Cluster). You will be based in Rotterdam with a primary focus on Dutch transactions although you are forming part of the wider team which may entail doing transactions in Belgium, Luxembourg and France.

About the role:

> Underwriting of corporate transaction risks (warranties and indemnities, taxation liability, litigation buyout and special situation contingent risks)
> In conjunction with the other members of the M&A team, to deliver timely and bespoke transaction insurance documents on transaction risk deals
> Independent policy negotiations with the insured and its advisors
> Legal and commercial analysis of the of the Due Diligence reports in cooperation with the external counsels
> Relationship management with Private Equity houses, Inhouse M&A departments, Investment Banking Teams, insurance brokers und legal advisors
> Product development
> Business Development and implementation of agreed strategy for growing the book of business in Belgium, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands
> Propose and develop new transaction insurance products
About you:
> a qualified lawyer in the Netherland, with relevant M&A transactional experience gained in an internationally recognized law firm, accounting or consulting firm
> Strong technical knowledge in relation to negotiating and managing M&A transactions (with a focus on corporate structuring and private equity transactions)
> Ability to negotiate with commercially and legally sophisticated advisors and clients
> Highly focused, enthusiastic and creative thinker
> Open mindset with strong teamwork capabilities
> Ability to understand and execute commercial decision making in a context of legal risk assessment
> Excellent technical and business development skills
> Excellent Dutch and English language capabilities, any other language skills are a plus

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