Join our panel of leading experts from Marsh, A&G and PwC who will share their insights on how Warranty and Indemnity (W&I) insurance is currently being used in exit scenarios across the region. The use of W&I insurance products in negotiations is increasing, and particularly so for PE exits. Regardless of whether you are on the buy-side or sell-side, W&I should be a key consideration when strategizing your deals.
The panel will share insights and tips on how W&I insurance can be used to close your deals successfully. The panel will also discuss common concerns and share practical advice on how to get the process right, understand what goes on in the minds of insurers and knowing how the policy and the transaction documents work together.
8:30am – Breakfast and Registration
9:00am – Panel discussion
10:00am – Q&A
10:30am – Networking continues
||Chiam Tao Koon, Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP
Tao Koon’s main areas of practice encompass mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, joint ventures and private equity deals. He also advises on general corporate and commercial law, and has experience with varied commercial contracts including distribution, agency and consultancy agreements.
||Thapliyal Vishal V, Partner, Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance Pte Ltd
Vishal is Managing Director (Partner) of PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance (“PwCCF”). He has over 20 years of direct corporate finance M&A experience of which 5 years were in India with PwC and with KMCC (Goldman Sachs’ former Indian investment banking JV with Kotak) and 15 years have been with PwCCF Singapore. Advised on cross border M&A and fund raising transactions in agribusiness, food and beverages, education, retail and other consumer & industrial products such as oil and gas, cement, engineering & construction, electrical equipment etc.
||Gwendolyn Tan, Assistant Vice President, Private Equity and M&A Services – Asia, Marsh (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Gwendolyn is part of the Transactional Risk Practice, which develops tailor-made solutions for Marsh's private equity and corporate clients across the Asia region. She works to assist clients in securing favourable terms and policies and also manages and maintains relationships with the insurers to provide clients with access to the best providers. Gwendolyn has worked to place warranty and indemnity insurance on numerous cross-border deals, including investments across South-East Asia, and into Colombia, Japan, Uruguay and the United States, amongst others.
Cheow Ai Ling, Leader – Private Equity and M&A Services Asia and ASEAN, Head of Transactional Risk – Asia, Marsh (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Ai Ling leads both the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Services of ASIA and ASEAN and the Transactional Risk Practice of Asia in Singapore. Ai Ling’s principal responsibility is advising private equity and corporate clients in their risk issues through their deal cycle. Ai Ling has pioneered the development and growth of warranty and indemnity insurance throughout ASEAN where she has achieved milestones such as placing the first onshore warranty and indemnity policy in Malaysia and Philippines, placing the first Litigation Buyout policy in Asia Pacific and recently, placing the policy with the largest limit in Asia.
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