Underwriting Analyst | Reps & Warranties
We have been retained by an M&A insurance (representation and warranties) underwriting platform to lead the search for an Underwriting Analyst to support a team of experienced M&A Underwriters involved in leading on premium and multi-jurisdictional deals.
The team are considered the go-to for complex transactions with submissions are received from the global broking community.
Conduct background research on the parties to a particular transaction and the industries in which they operate;
Review and understand the client's motivation for requesting the insurance coverage, the role the insurance is playing in the transaction and the value of the insurance to the transaction;
Review and understand documentation relevant to the analysis and assessment of the risk;
Analyze and assess the underlying risk in accordance with the relevant product line policies and procedures;
Prepare non-binding indication letters, insurance policies and binder agreements;
Interact with clients, Client's Advisors, Brokers and other deal professionals;
Participate on underwriting conference calls;
Manage the underwriting process and, in cooperation with the legal department, the selection of and work performed by outside Counsel;
Present preliminary findings and conclusions to Senior Underwriters and management;
Prepare regular targeted analyses on the underwriting book.
The role would suit someone with first class attention to detail with an interest in mergers and acquisitions underpinned with an academic foundation within law or business. Analysts from within the reps and warranties industry are encouraged to apply in confidence.