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1221 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10020-1001, USA
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Work +1 212 506 2500
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Fax +1 212 262 1910
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www.mayerbrown.com

David Alberts

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Work +1 212 506 2611
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Mayer Brown

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Corporate & Securities.

Position

David is a partner in the New York office of Mayer Brown, where he focuses his practice on insurance and reinsurance matters. In addition, his corporate and regulatory practice includes a wide range of transactional, counseling and advisory services to numerous financial institutions. David’s work for the life and non-life insurance industry includes corporate, regulatory, contract wording, insurance finance, credit enhancements, new product development, evaluation and management of run-off liabilities, and development and implementation of exit strategies such as liability-based restructuring, financial reinsurance and portfolio transfers. He regularly advises on multi-jurisdictional and cross-border regulatory issues, including credit for reinsurance laws, risk transfer regulations, permissible investment under insurance investment laws and related collateralization requirements.

Education

Georgetown University, MAS, 1986; University of Iowa, JD, 1991 with Distinction.


United States: Industry focus

Insurance: non-contentious

Within: Insurance: non-contentious

The 'knowledgeable, responsive and experienced' team at Mayer Brown 'gives great advice to clients', which include insurers and reinsurers, financial institutions and insurance brokers, as well as private equity firms and investment funds. The practice covers M&A, corporate finance, structured reinsurance and pension risk transfer transactions, as well as capital markets offerings, regulatory advice, investments and company formations. In a recent highlight, New York partner Stephen Rooney assisted The Hartford Financial Services Group with the $2.1bn acquisition of The Navigators Group, while David Alberts advised Premia Holdings on its purchase of Alan Gray from Vanbridge. 'Sound regulatory advisor' Lawrence Hamilton in Chicago represented Everest Re in the negotiation of a strategic collaboration agreement with Hudson Structured Capital Management regarding opportunities in the insurtech sector. The team received a major boost in early 2019 with the addition of three partners from Dentons - Kara Baysinger in San Francisco, Stephanie Duchene in Los Angeles and Matthew Gaul in New York.

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