Asia

Private Equity, M&A and Tax

Every M&A transaction is different and we pride ourselves on being able to structure tailored M&A insurance solutions with the broadest coverage in a clear and concise manner.

As BMS’s Asia M&A broker team we have access to insurance capacity across the world and have developed strong relationships with M&A and Tax insurance markets in London, Europe, North America and Asia.

Our team is a group of multi-disciplined professionals with backgrounds in M&A, Insurance, Law, Tax, Finance & Accounting, and Litigation.

With a depth of global experience, we have extensive expertise in hundreds of cross-border M&A transactions. As well as being one of the leading Asian brokers for Warranties & Indemnity Insurance (also known as Representations & Warranties Insurance), we also specialise in Tax Liability insurance to cover tax risks arising in either an M&A or operational context.

We partner with our clients and their advisers to help them navigate efficiently through the course of a transaction. This entails an in depth understanding of the transaction dynamic, our client’s commercial goals and identifying potential obstacles as early as possible. This process allows us to provide innovative insurance solutions which facilitate transactions regardless of the complexity, size and sector, all within your transaction timetable. We are specialists in designing, preparing and executing corporate risk allocation.

Call one of our team to discuss your M&A insurance, Tax Liability insurance needs

Our Expertise

Warranty & Indemnity (W&I)

Provides cover for financial loss incurred in relation to valid breaches of a warranty or representation pursuant to an acquisition agreement or a claim under a tax covenant or tax indemnity.

Tax Liability

Provides cover for identified tax risks emanating from current, pending or historical transactions or reorganisations. Tax Liability Insurance can shift the responsibility for tax issues from the insured to the insurer, thereby minimising financial risks, uncertainty and associated exposures.

Liquidation

Provides cover to help to unlock capital held in reserves for legacy and contingent liabilities where investment funds are reaching the end of their fund lifespan or where corporate groups are looking to be rationalised.

Contingent Risk

Provides cover to offset the risks associated with specific contingent liabilities that are capable of legal analysis.

Litigation Buy Out

Provides cover for a threatened, anticipated or current litigation, arbitration or dispute by ring-fencing the issue or providing cover in excess of the likely outcome.

Title

Provides cover for a number of real estate and asset related risks. These include challenges to legal title, boundary issues, incapacity of prior owners, restrictive covenants, chancel repair liability, rights to light and missing searches.

Claims

We work with insurers who have a strong track record of dealing with claims in a collaborative and swift manner. In case of claims, we involve our experienced team of claims advocates who pride themselves on effective claims management, negotiation, and resolution to help navigate complex insurance related claims.

This is an integral part of the service we offer so that you are supported throughout the lifecycle of the policy.

Lee Sandra

Sandra Lee

CEO, Asia

M: +852 9255-7088
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De Lange Martijn

Martijn de Lange

Managing Director

M: +852 9772-9951
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Wong Aris

Aris Wong

Managing Director

T: +65 6230-7987
M: +65 8321-6236
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Jessica Xi

Senior Associate

T: +852 3579 5490
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Ryan Heng

Senior Associate

T: +65 8792 6334
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Yongtak Lee

Yongtak Lee

CEO & Managing Director

T: +82 2-723-1800
M: +82 10-3110-2807
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Kim Tamara

Tamara Kim

Chief Legal Officer & Senior Director

M: +82 10-7365-4628
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Kaylee Kim

Manager

M: +82 10-7106-1709
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Hong Kong

4/F, Lee Garden Three,
1 Sunning Road,
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Singapore

138 Market Street #05-01,
CapitaGreen,
Singapore 048946

T: +65 6230-7980

Seoul

#1908 19Fl., S Tower Bldg.,
82 Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu,
Seoul, South Korea

T: +82 2-723-1800