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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Rosamund is a senior associate in our pensions team with considerable experience advising on risk transfer transactions. She advises insurers, reinsurers, intermediaries and pension scheme trustees and sponsoring employers on a range of structures transferring both longevity and asset-risk, and has acted on some of the largest and most complex residual risks transactions executed to date. Rosamund also advises insurer and reinsurer clients on a range of regulatory matters with a particular focus on Solvency II and the Matching Adjustment. Recent experience includes: • advising on the use of pension scheme sponsor-owned captive reinsurers in connection with the transfer of scheme liabilities; • advising insurers on the conditions for use of the Matching Adjustment applicable to assets and liabilities; • advising an insurer on a high value bulk purchase annuity agreement with contingent collateral features; • advising Reinsurance Group of America on a £5bn longevity swap with the Barclays Retirement Fund; • advising Legal & General on the £4.6bn residual risks bulk annuity transaction with the Rolls-Royce Pension Fund.


Principal Associate

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Insurance: corporate and regulatory

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has expertise across a range of transactional, regulatory and distribution work in the insurance space. Notably, the practice is recommended for its work in M&A, pension de-risking and insurtech. Practice head Hugo Laing specialises in insuance sector transactions, including M&A, portfolio transfers and reinsurance matters. Cardiff-based Paul Pugh and Manchester-based Paula Gaddum are further key members of the department, with the latter offering extensive experience in insurance market agreements. The team has been bolstered by the arrivals of Martin Mankabady and Adriana Cotter from Dentons in 2022. Senior associate Rosamund Wood advises trustee, sponsor, insurer and reinsurer clients on the full spectrum of de-risking options, while fellow senior associate Henry Dean handles regulatory matters, Part VII transfers and reinsurance issues.