Alleghany Acquisitions and Exits, 13 Deals Between 1997 and 2019
insurance Company

Alleghany has acquired 9 companies. It has also divested 4 assets.

Alleghany’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Transatlantic Holdings for $3.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Homesite Group to American Family Mutual Insurance for $660M. Alleghany has acquired in 6 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (89%) and machinery (12%).

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Alleghany Corp.

7 Times Square Tower,
New York, New York 10036
United States,
(212) 752-1356
www.alleghany.com

Alleghany Corporation owns and manages operating subsidiaries and investments, anchored by a core position in property and casualty reinsurance and insurance. Alleghany's property and casualty subsidiaries include: Transatlantic Holdings, Inc., a global reinsurer; RSUI Group, Inc., a national underwriter of property and liability specialty insurance coverages; and CapSpecialty, Inc., an underwriter of commercial property, casualty and surety insurance coverages. Alleghany's subsidiary Alleghany Capital Corporation engages in and oversees strategic investments and acquisitions. Alleghany Corporation was established in 1929 and is headquartered in New York City.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $3.7B $3.7B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - - 1 - 1 4
vol $877M $150M $1.0B
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Largest Transatlantic Holdings, Inc.
$3.4B (2011-11-21)
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Largest Homesite Group, Inc.
$660M (2013-09-04)

Insurance M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the insurance sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 270 insurance companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 37 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 16 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic insurance acquirer over the past 3 years is HUB International, with 126 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the insurance sector over the past 3 years is Inflexion Private Equity with 3 platform acquisitions.


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