XL Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Insurance Company

XL Group has acquired 5 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

XL Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Catlin Group for $4.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold XL Life Reinsurance to GreyCastle Holdings for $570M. XL Group has acquired in 2 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (60%) and business services (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

XL Group plc

O'Hara House One Bermudiana Road PO Box HM 2245,
Hamilton, HM 08
Bermuda,
+441-292-8515
www.xlgroup.com

XL Group plc is a insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises on a worldwide basis.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $4.1B $4.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $570M $570M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
New Energy Risk, Inc. 2015-09-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Menlo Park, California · www.newenergyrisk.com
Catlin Group Ltd. 2015-05-01 4.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Hamilton, Bermuda · www.catlin.com
XL Life Reinsurance (SAC) Ltd. 2014-05-01 570M USD Divestiture
, Bermuda
Global Ag Insurance Services, LLC 2014-02-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Fresno, California · www.globalag.com
Global Asset Protection Services, LLC 2007-12-03 - Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois · www.xlgaps.com
La Mutuelle Du Mans Assurances IARD(MMA IARD) 2003-09-03 - Stake Purchase
Le Mans, France
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
XL Catlin    - Brooklyn Underwriting Pty Ltd. 2016-09-16 2
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.xlcatlin.com Sydney, Australia · www.brooklynunderwriting.com.au
XL Catlin    - Brooklyn IT Pty Ltd. 2016-09-16 1
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.xlcatlin.com Sydney, Australia

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Insurance 3 (60%) 4.1B (100%) 1 (100%) 570M (100%)
Business Services 1 (20%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (20%) - - -
Total 5 $4.1B 1 $570M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 - - -
  California 2 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
Bermuda 1 4.1B 1 570M
France 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (20%) 4.1B (100%) 1 (100%) 570M (100%)
Cross-border 4 (80%) - - -
Total 5 $4.1B 1 $570M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $4.1B
TOTAL $4.1B
Largest Catlin Group Ltd.
$4.1B (2015-05-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $570M
TOTAL $570M
Largest XL Life Reinsurance (SAC) Ltd.
$570M (2014-05-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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