Representation and warranties insurance is increasingly
being used as a tool in M&A deals in the Asia Pacific
region. But while this is a tool that's been hugely popular in
US or European transactions, there is still a lot of room for
growth in Asia, according to panelists at the IFLR Asia M&A
Forum on March 1 in Hong Kong.
Designed to provide insurance for the breach of a
representation or warranty contained in a purchase or merger
agreement, representation and warranty insurance is used as a
tool to sweeten M&A deals and as a negotiation
For the buyer, buy-side policies can help to indemnify the
buyer for covered losses and obtain a longer...