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M&A insurance: Are you covered?

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Buying or selling a business comes with great rewards, but those involved know that making an acquisition also comes with great risks. Due diligence is the key to mitigating these risks, but is it ever possible to spot everything before a deal goes through? To combat this, an increasing number of dealmakers have decided not to take the risk of being caught out after the deal is completed. These business buyers and sellers are taking out Representation and Warranties (R&W) insurance policies to ...

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DEAL INSIGHT

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

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FOR SELLERS

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