Liberty Mutual Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Insurance Company

Liberty Mutual Group has acquired 9 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 6 assets.

Liberty Mutual Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Safeco for $6.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Summit Holding Southeast to American Financial Group for $250M. Liberty Mutual Group has acquired in 5 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 2

Liberty Mutual Group

175 Berkeley Street,
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
United States,
(617) 357-9500
www.libertymutualgroup.com

Liberty Mutual Group is an insurance company. Liberty offers a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, accident & health, commercial automobile, general liability, property, surety, workers compensation, group disability, group life, specialty lines, reinsurance, individual life and annuity products. Liberty Mutual was formed in 1912 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 7 1 - 1 - - 9
vol $9.4B $9.4B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 3 - 2 1 - - 6
vol $275M $275M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. - Global Surety & Credit Reinsurance Operations 2019-04-15 - Divestiture
New York, New York
Ironshore, Inc. 2019-03-14 - Divestiture
Hamilton, Bermuda · www.ironshore.com
Liberty Sigorta A.S. 2018-01-23 - Divestiture
Boston, Massachusetts
Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston 2018-01-19 - Divestiture
Dover, New Hampshire · www.liberty-life.com
TRU Services LLC 2017-03-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Beverly, Massachusetts · www.truservices.com
Ironshore, Inc. 2016-12-05 - Divestiture
Hamilton, Bermuda · www.ironshore.com
Compañía de Seguros Generales Penta Security SA 2016-01-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Las Condes Santiago de Chile, Chile · www.pentasecurity.cl
Liberty Ubezpieczenia 2015-12-18 25M PLN Divestiture
Warsaw, Poland · www.lu.pl
Hughes Insurance 2014-06-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Newtownards, United Kingdom · www.hughesinsurance.co.uk
Summit Holding Southeast, Inc. 2014-01-09 250M USD Divestiture
Lakeland, Florida · www.summitholdings.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Insurance 9 (100%) 9.4B (100%) 6 (100%) 275M (100%)
Total 9 $9.4B 6 $275M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 9.4B 4 250M
  Massachusetts 1 - 1 -
  Florida 1 540M 1 250M
  Washington 1 6.2B - -
  Ohio 1 2.7B - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Hampshire - - 1 -
Bermuda 1 - 1 -
Chile 1 - - -
Poland - - 1 25M
Russia 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (56%) 9.4B (100%) 4 (67%) 250M (91%)
Cross-border 4 (44%) - 2 (33%) 25M (9%)
Total 9 $9.4B 6 $275M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
2
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $8.9B
$100M to $1B 1 $540M
TOTAL $9.4B
Largest Safeco Corp.
$6.2B (2008-04-23)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $250M
< $100M 1 $25M
TOTAL $275M
Largest Summit Holding Southeast, Inc.
$250M (2014-01-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
44%
4 (44%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
6 (100%)

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