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Luke Parsons

Vice President, Private Equity & Transactional Risk Group

As a Vice President, Luke is skilled in working alongside private equity firms, family offices, alternative asset managers, and their portfolio companies as they seek to invest in or acquire platform and add-on transactions in the lower, core, and upper middle-market. Luke has experience in transactions across industry sectors, including healthcare and life sciences, technology and business services, consumer brands and retail, and niche manufacturing.

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Luke Parsons

Vice President, Private Equity & Transactional Risk Group

As a Vice President, Luke is skilled in working alongside private equity firms, family offices, alternative asset managers, and their portfolio companies as they seek to invest in or acquire platform and add-on transactions in the lower, core, and upper middle-market. Luke has experience in transactions across industry sectors, including healthcare and life sciences, technology and business services, consumer brands and retail, and niche manufacturing.

415.399.6392

LinkedIn

Five Ways an R&W Deal Can Go Sideways

More companies are utilizing R&W insurance on middle-market private equity, strategic, and M&A transactions. One notable trend is the arrival of relative newcomers to the marketplace implementing R&W insurance—specifically lower middle-market private equity funds, growth equity funds, and strategic investors. For newcomers and veterans alike, it is critical to understand the ways in which a process can go south—and how to keep things on track.

Private Equity & Cyber Liability 2019: Topics from the PEI Forum

During the recent Private Equity International conference in New York, two things became abundantly clear to those in attendance: Cyber security risks and exposures continue to evolve and new threats are emerging on an almost daily basis in 2019 and CFOs and COOs of private equity firms are growing more aware of not only the risks to their funds, but also their responsibility as stewards of the fund assets to protect those them from the ongoing and emerging threats.