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Euclid Transactional R&W/W&I Insurance February 2024 Update

Managing Principal Jay Rittberg highlighted trends in the representation and warranty/warranty and indemnity insurance (RWI) market through January 2024. Read more in Jay’s recent blog (linked here) or view the full text below. Euclid Transactional R&W/W&I Insurance February 2024 Update On this rare Leap […]

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2023 Claims Year in Review

Although 2023 was a down year for global M&A volumes, the same cannot be said for Euclid Transactional’s global claims team, which helped facilitate over $225 million of payments by our carriers to help make clients whole for breaches of representations and warranties in […]

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Euclid Transactional Opens Paris Office

PARIS, Jan. 10, 2024 – Euclid Transactional, a leading managing general agent focused on transactional insurance underwriting, today announced the opening of its new Paris office which will be led by Senior Vice President, Victoria Régis. The new office will further expand the firm’s capabilities in France […]

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Euclid Transactional Global RWI Claims Study

We are pleased to present Euclid Transactional’s first Global Representations and Warranties Insurance (RWI) Claims Study. View/download the North America version of the study here. View/download the EMEA version of the study here. Many hours went into the deals, policies, and claims that underlie […]

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Euclid Transactional R&W/W&I Insurance October 2023 Update

Managing Principal Jay Rittberg highlighted trends in the representation and warranty/warranty and indemnity insurance (RWI) market through September 2023. Read more in Jay’s recent blog (linked here) or view the full text below. Euclid Transactional R&W/W&I Insurance October 2023 Update As we approach the […]

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2023 Summer Internship Wrap Up Q&A

We sat down with the NY team’s Summer Analysts, Alyvia Bruce, Cambrie Luce, Kathy Luan, Luke Wergeles, and Owen Hale, to learn about their experience and takeaways after their 10-weeks at Euclid Transactional. Euclid: Can you tell us about some of the most valuable […]

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Euclid Transactional R&W/W&I Insurance September 2023 Update

Managing Principal Jay Rittberg highlighted trends in the representation and warranty/warranty and indemnity insurance (RWI) market through August 2023. Read more in Jay’s recent blog (linked here) or view the full text below. Euclid Transactional R&W/W&I Insurance September 2023 Update With the recent passing […]

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State of the Market for Lower-Middle Market Deals

While a general decline in deal size and volume has been a common theme over the last year and half, certain areas of the market remain busy. A recent article in Institutional Investor states that lower middle market investments in founder-owned businesses have been “chugging along” […]

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August 2023 Claims Update

Summer may be winding down, but if July is any indication, our claims team is gearing up for what promises to be a busy end of the year.  As discussed in our previous post, Euclid underwrote a record-breaking number of policies in the second […]

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H1 2023 Claims Update

As predicted in our Q1 2023 Claims Update, the first half of 2023 has proven to be another busy period for our claims team.  In the first five months of 2023 alone, Euclid Transactional reached settlements for claims totaling over USD 100 million. This […]

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Miranda Ma Joins Financier Worldwide’s Managing Transactional Risk Roundtable

Euclid Transactional managing director Miranda Ma recently participated in Financier Worldwide’s Managing Transactional Risk Roundtable, where she was joined by other thought leaders in the transactional insurance and M&A space. See below for Miranda’s profile and  Financier Worldwide’s Roundtable discussion. Personal Biography  Miranda Ma is […]

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Utilizing RWI for Alternative Investments During M&A Downturn

At the end of Q1, 2023, Reuters reported that global M&A had suffered its worst quarter in a decade. A perfect storm of recent bank failures, rising interest rates, inflation, fears of recession, increasingly robust antitrust review, and global political tension spooked private equity […]

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Euclid Transactional Q1 2023 Claims Update

2022 was another great year for Euclid Transactional’s global claims team as we continue to ensure that the size, experience and quality of the team, and its deep connection to our underwriters, allows us to deliver the most consistent, thoughtful, and proactive claims process […]

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Euclid Transactional Announces Global Promotions, including Nine New Managing Directors

NEW YORK, March 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Euclid Transactional, LLC (“Euclid Transactional”), a leading managing general agent focused on transactional insurance underwriting and claims handling, today announced 30 promotions, including nine senior promotions to Managing Director. The promotions underscore the strength and depth of Euclid Transactional’s team […]

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Euclid Transactional R&W/W&I Insurance February 2023 Update

Managing Principal Jay Rittberg highlighted January’s record-breaking numbers in a recent blog. Read more about Euclid Transactional’s success in his blog (linked here) or view the full text below. Euclid Transactional R&W/W&I Insurance February 2023 Update January was a record month at Euclid Transactional, […]

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Chloë Steadman Named Power Player by Financier Worldwide

Financier Worldwide profiled Senior Vice President, Chloë Steadman as one of their Power Players – Exceptional Experts of 2022. See below for Chloë’s profile and a Q&A between her and Financier Worldwide.  Personal Biography Chloë Steadman is a senior vice president and an underwriter […]

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Q2 Update

While economic markers continue to produce mixed signals, M&A saw continued growth in Q2 relative to Q1 of 2022. Our results demonstrate continued strong demand for R&W with an increase in submissions and policies bound compared to the first quarter. A Look at Our […]

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Keeping Pace…

The outlook for the M&A market appears murky for the second half of 2022, but the same cannot be said for RWI/W&I insurance claims. After record-breaking M&A volume from the end of 2020 through 2021, there are more RWI/W&I policies outstanding today than at any […]

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War, Sanctions and Inflation: Reflections on the First Quarter

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the sweeping economic sanctions that followed have upended economic growth, oil prices, commodity markets – and, as a result, introduced uncertainty to 2022’s business outlook. In our market, we are watching developments closely and advising clients as they navigate […]

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Q1 Update

Despite the horrible challenges created by the war in Ukraine and some uncertainty in the world of M&A, our 2022 first quarter results demonstrate a strong start to 2022 with submissions and policies bound exceeding 2021’s first quarter. A Look at Our Numbers While […]

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Euclid Transactional Opens Copenhagen Office

Euclid Transactional today announced the opening of its new Copenhagen office which will be led by Vice President, Daniel Boda. The new office will further expand the firm’s capabilities in the Nordic region and build on its substantial expertise across the United Kingdom (UK), continental Europe, and the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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Inside the Black Box: An Underwriter’s Perspective on Tax Insurance

Members of Euclid Transactional’s tax team are featured in Tax Notes International. In this article our team examines the factors that tax underwriters consider when determining what policy terms to offer, outline the benefits of tax insurance, the process for obtaining insurance, and common […]

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Euclid Transactional R&W/W&I Insurance February 2022 Update

Although February saw uncertainty in the M&A industry and challenges created by the war in Ukraine, Euclid Transactional bound a record 83 R&W/W&I insurance policies worldwide, 6% more than February 2021. The average transaction value also increased to just over $450 million.

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Thriving in Uncertain Times

This past year was marked by shifting narratives and unexpected outcomes.  The early optimism of new vaccines and a promising economic outlook was dampened by new coronavirus variants, supply chain constraints and pressure from inflation. Amidst this uncertain economic environment, M&A managed to post […]

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Euclid Transactional Adds Zurich to its M&A Insurance Program

Euclid Transactional Adds Zurich to its M&A Insurance Program

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 Euclid Transactional, LLC (“Euclid Transactional”), a global managing general agent focused on transactional insurance, announced today that Zurich North America will participate in its program. Zurich joins Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, SCOR and Aspen in supporting Euclid Transactional’s team, which specializes in representations and […]

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The Impact of Covid-19 on R&W/W&I – Euclid Transactional October 2020 Update

The Impact of Covid-19 on R&W/W&I – Euclid Transactional October 2020 Update

Continuing with our monthly updates on how Covid-19 is changing the landscape for M&A, below are Euclid Transactional’s stats through September on global R&W/W&I insurance submissions and policies bound for 2020. Consistent with articles like this one in the Financial Times describing the summer of 2020 as […]

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The Impact of Covid-19 on R&W/W&I – Euclid Transactional September 2020 Update

The Impact of Covid-19 on R&W/W&I – Euclid Transactional September 2020 Update

Continuing with our monthly updates on how Covid-19 is changing the landscape for M&A, below are Euclid Transactional’s stats through August on global R&W/W&I insurance submissions and policies bound for 2020. In August, policy submissions increased, finally returning to 2019 levels after dropping around 70% […]

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The Impact of Covid-19 on R&W/W&I – Euclid Transactional May 2020 Update

The Impact of Covid-19 on R&W/W&I – Euclid Transactional May 2020 Update

With Covid-19 drastically changing the landscape for M&A, you may find Euclid Transactional’s data on R&W/W&I insurance helpful. Below are our stats on global R&W/W&I insurance submissions and policies bound for 2020. Among other things, weekly submissions dropped by over 70%, average deal size decreased considerably […]

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Euclid Transactional Announces Four Promotions Amid Global Firm Expansion

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Euclid Transactional, LLC (“Euclid Transactional”), a leading managing general agent focused on transactional insurance underwriting, today announced four promotions on its North American team of underwriting professionals. The promotions underline the deep and growing talent available to the firm’s clients. […]

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