DUAL M&A is a dedicated team of M&A professionals offering a comprehensive range of bespoke products used in M&A transactions. Our product offering includes:
M&A insurance covers known and unknown issues which arise through the due diligence process and during the negotiations as buyers and sellers seek to balance risk between one another via a set of warranties and indemnities. Benefits of our M&A insurance products include:
- Ring fencing issues so the parties do not need to put funds in escrow
- Seller is able to achieve a clean exit
- Bidder may improve its bidding position in an auction process
- Reduces counterparty credit risk particularly where long-tail liability
The team at DUAL M&A will underwrite the risks within the parties’ deal timetable, to enable it to deliver a policy at signing of the transaction.
The premium for our products is typically a one-off premium which covers the whole policy period (which is up to 7 years, particularly in relation to tax exposures).
Our focus is on European M&A transactions, generally Eur50m to Eur1bn in value, across a broad range of sectors including Manufacturing, Renewables, CleanTech and Financial Institutions.