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Emily Maier

Senior Vice President, National Group Leader - M&A Insurance

Editor, Mergers & Acquisitions

Leading Woodruff Sawyers M&A practice, Emily provides consultation to clients seeking to minimize their risks associated with merger and acquisition activity. This includes Representations and Warranties, Tax Opinion Liability, and Litigation Buy-Out coverages. She has worked with both strategic and private equity buyers and sellers over a wide range of transaction sizes and industries, and is a frequent speaker and author on M&A transaction solutions.

949.435.7378

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Emily Maier

Senior Vice President, National Group Leader - M&A Insurance

Editor, Mergers & Acquisitions

Leading Woodruff Sawyers M&A practice, Emily provides consultation to clients seeking to minimize their risks associated with merger and acquisition activity. This includes Representations and Warranties, Tax Opinion Liability, and Litigation Buy-Out coverages. She has worked with both strategic and private equity buyers and sellers over a wide range of transaction sizes and industries, and is a frequent speaker and author on M&A transaction solutions.

949.435.7378

LinkedIn

Reps and Warranties Insurance—The Basics

Reps and warranties insurance is essentially breach of contract cover designed to enhance or replace the indemnification given by the seller to the buyer. In short, once the ink has dried on the merger or acquisition deal, this covers some of the unforeseen costs caused by any breaches of the seller’s representations.

Reps and Warranties – Who Pays For What?

The question of “Who pays for what?” is pretty important when it comes to any aspect of an M&A transaction. This is a question I get asked a lot with regards to the use of Reps and Warranties Insurance. Unsurprisingly, underwriters aren’t concerned where the money comes from as long as they get paid their premium.