Validus Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Insurance Company

Validus Holdings has acquired 7 companies of its own, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Validus Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Western World Insurance Group for $690M. Validus Holdings has acquired in 2 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 3

Validus Holdings Ltd.

29 Richmond Road,
Pembroke, HM 08
Bermuda,
(441) 278-9000
www.validusre.bm

Validus Holdings Ltd. is a provider of reinsurance and insurance, conducting its operations worldwide through two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. and Talbot Holdings Ltd. Validus Re is a Bermuda based reinsurer focused on short-tail lines of reinsurance. Talbot is the Bermuda parent of the specialty insurance group primarily operating within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 1183. Validus Holdings was founded in 2005 and is based in Pembroke, Bermuda.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 3 2 - - - - 5
vol $1.7B $255M $2.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Archer Daniels Midland Co. - Crop Risk Services Business 2017-05-01 128M USD Divestiture
Decatur, Illinois
ADM Crop Risk Services 2017-01-30 128M USD Divestiture
Decatur, Illinois · www.admcrs.com
Western World Insurance Group, Inc. 2014-06-23 690M USD Add-on Acquisition
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey · www.westernworld.com
Flagstone Reinsurance Holdings, S.A. 2012-08-30 623M USD Add-on Acquisition
Luxembourg,, Luxembourg · www.flagstonere.com
Talbot Holdings Ltd. 2007-05-15 410M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hamilton, Bermuda · www.talbotholdings.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Insurance 5 (100%) 2.0B (100%) - -
Total 5 $2.0B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 945M - -
  Illinois 2 255M - -
  New Jersey 1 690M - -
Bermuda 1 410M - -
Luxembourg 1 623M - -
Domestic 1 (20%) 410M (21%) - -
Cross-border 4 (80%) 1.6B (79%) - -
Total 5 $2.0B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $2.0B
TOTAL $2.0B
Largest Western World Insurance Group, Inc.
$690M (2014-06-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
67%
4 (67%)
Strategic(s)
33%
2 (33%)

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