20 Apr.

2022 insurance M&A outlook: Riding the wave


Wednesday, 01:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will explore how they can extend their ride on the insurance M&A wave while developing their 2022 business strategy.

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Key takeaways

Host: Mark Purowitz, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Presenters: Doug Sweeney, Matt Hutton, Catherine Code

1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

M&A activity across almost all sectors of the insurance industry has increased in 2021 and shows no signs of slowing over the next 12 months. Given the optimistic forecast, executives should evaluate market opportunities that can help safeguard future enterprise value now. We’ll discuss:

  • 2021 insurance industry M&A activity
  • Six key trends and drivers that may shape M&A strategy
  • M&A developments in the United States, Bermuda, and several global markets

Meet the speakers

Mark Purowitz

Mark Purowitz

Principal | Deloitte Consulting LLP

Mark is a senior partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP, where he leads Strategy & Transformation for its broad M&A practice, as well as Deloitte's work on the Future of M&A. He also globally co-leads the Insurance M&A practice, as well as Deloitte’s internal incubator called Startup Deloitte, designed to identify new business opportunities across the firm.

Doug Sweeney

Doug Sweeney

Insurance | DTBA LLP

Doug is the National Risk & Financial Advisory Insurance leader for Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics (DTBA) LLP. He provides valuation and financial consulting services to leading insurance and financial services firms. Doug has more than 15 years of experience in the valuation of business enterprises, business interests, and intangible and tangible assets. His work focuses on M&A analyses, tax and regulatory compliance, dispute resolution, financial structuring advice, strategic financial planning, and lease financing.

Matt Hutton

Matt Hutton

Partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP

With more than 18 years of experience, Matt is a partner in Deloitte & Touche LLP's mergers & acquisitions (M&A) Transaction Services practice and focuses solely on financial services transactions. Matt spent the last 10 years providing a broad range of M&A strategy, target screening and selection, due diligence, transaction planning and execution, and accounting structuring services to the insurance, banking, asset management, and securities sectors. Prior to joining M&A Transaction Services, he worked within the assurance practice, primarily servicing insurance and banking clients. Mark is also part of Deloitte's financial instruments subject matter resource network.

Catherine Code

Catherine Code

National M&A Leader and Vice Chair, Deloitte Canada

Catherine has over 30 years of M&A experience, including 20 working for global and domestic banks, advising senior executives. A partner in the Financial Advisory practice, she has a proven track record of using her international connections to originate and execute cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and credit and capital markets transactions for Canadian-based financial institutions and financial sponsors. Catherine’s ability to bring Deloitte’s broad range of experience and knowledge as well as her global perspective is valued by her clients and sets her apart from her peers.


Wednesday, 20 Apr 2022 01:00 p.m. ET
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