Walkers Bermuda Acts on $2.6 Billion Aspen Insurance Acquisition

Walkers Bermuda* has advised an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO), a leading alternative investment manager, on the US$2.6 billion cash acquisition of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE: AHL), a leading global specialty insurance and reinsurance provider, operating in Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, the UK and the U.S.

The Walkers team, comprising Jonathan Betts, Head of the Corporate, Finance and Funds Department, and associates Rachel Nightingale and Ben Green, worked alongside lead counsel, Sidley Austin LLP, advising on the Bermuda law aspects of the acquisition, which was effected by way of a merger under the Bermuda Companies Act.


*Walkers works in exclusive association with Kevin Taylor, trading as 'Walkers Bermuda', a full service commercial law firm providing advice on all aspects of Bermuda law.