We help corporates and private equity investors with commercial, operational and technology due diligence and we help run sell-side processes for portfolio and non-core entity divestments.

Where we help

Our deep understanding of the insurance industry, first-hand experience of building and running businesses and access to world-class subject matter experts mean that we provide our clients with insightful and actionable advice on targets.

Examples of our work

Helped various private equity firms with due diligence of UK SME brokers

Helped a reinsurer with the technology due diligence of an InsurTech investment

Helped two global brokers divest multiple personal lines and SME portfolios to various insurers and brokers

Focus areas

Commercial and operational due diligence

We help clients quickly identify critical diligence topics and design approaches for testing them quickly.

Technology due diligence

We cover all aspects of technology due diligence including system flexibility and scalability, build and run operations, disaster recovery, security and governance.

Divestment processes

We help brokers and insurers identify potential buyers for their portfolios and businesses and manage operational aspects of the process. These include data collation, data room provision, internal process management including issues like option identification and governance.

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Chris Sandilands

Chris Sandilands, ACII is a Partner at Oxbow Partners. Chris advises (re)insurers and brokers on a range of strategy topics and MA. Chris started his career as a D&O underwriter at Munich Re, before joining Oliver Wyman, the consulting firm.


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