Peter de Boisblanc, HUB International, also contributed to this article.
The economic downturn engendered by the COVID-19 pandemic likely will lead to a significant increase in acquisitions of distressed targets. Representation and warranty (“R&W”) insurance policies as well as related insurance products can facilitate these transactions. Within this alert, we discuss acquisitions of pre-bankruptcy targets, asset acquisitions from targets that have already declared bankruptcy, and potential insurance options available in connection with each of the foregoing.
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