About William M. Monat
Bill Monat has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and has been a leader in the transactional insurance market for nearly 15 years, with experience as a broker, underwriter and attorney. Bill has substantial experience developing, negotiating and marketing Representations & Warranties Insurance, Tax Insurance, Contingency Insurance and Loss Mitigation Insurance. Bill’s background, which includes several years as a practicing attorney, provides him with unique expertise in negotiating and drafting manuscript insurance contracts to insure indemnification and contingent risks in merger and acquisition transactions.
Prior to joining Willis, Bill served as a Managing Director at Aon and Equity Risk Partners, and practiced law for nearly 10 years, specializing in insurance coverage and litigation. While at Aon, Bill led M&A Risk Solutions for over 8 years, an underwriting facility backed Lloyd’s syndicates, and has extensive experience crafting Representations & Warranties and other transactional insurance products. Prior to attending law school, Bill worked as a Certified Public Accountant at an international accounting firm. Bill earned his B.B.A. in Accounting and J.D., with distinction, from the University of Iowa.
Willis Group Holdings plc is a leading global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker. With roots dating to 1828, Willis operates today on every continent with more than 17,000 employees in over 400 offices. Willis offers its clients superior expertise, teamwork, innovation and market-leading products and professional services in risk management and transfer. Our experts rank among the world’s leading authorities on analytics, modelling and mitigation strategies at the intersection of global commerce and extreme events. Find more information at our website, www.Willis.com, our leadership journal, Resilience, or our up-to-the-minute blog on breaking news, WilllisWire. Across geographies, industries and specialism. Willis provides its local and multinational clients with resilience for a risky world.
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Today's buyers and sellers are more cautious when negotiating M&A deals as complex and difficult problems can unexpectedly surface. Insurance has become an increasingly favorite tool among top dealmakers to help provide cover if the deal goes sour.
Transactional Insurance such as representations and warranties insurance, contingent liability insurance, and tax indemnity insurance are of high demand in today's M&A transactions. Buyers and sellers find these insurance as an effective tool in resolving deal issues, particularly matters on protecting post-closing erosion of value.
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