Senior Transactional Risk (M&A) Insurance Broker – Private Equity and M&A Services – Pacific
Marsh LLC
19d ago


This role offers the chance to join Marsh’s high performing Private Equity & Mergers Acquisition (PEMA) team and :

  • Gain exposure to new challenges in a creative and commercially focused role
  • Gain greater autonomy and control over your personal development
  • Gain exposure to a large number of deals in different industry sectors ranging from a few million to a few billion in value
  • PEMA Overview Our Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions (PEMA) practice draws from Marsh’s in-depth global knowledge to deliver specialist services to the private equity, infrastructure, and alternative asset industry as well as to corporate buyers.

    We work with clients over the lifecycle their investments, advising on risks and insurance matters from to acquisition to exit, including placing portfolio level insurance solutions.

    Our global practice consists of more than 150 professionals based worldwide. The Transactional Risk (TR) team sits within the PEMA Practice and has a long-

    standing history of supporting private equity funds, corporates and law firms participating in M&A processes across the globe.

    We provide bespoke insurance solutions, such as warranty and indemnity insurance, to facilitate and enhance transactions.

    These solutions may be used by sellers to obtain a clean exit, or strategically by buyers to address transaction issues and enhance their bid.

    About the role Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management is seeking to appoint a Senior Transactional Risk Broker for the Pacific region to join our Private Equity and M&A Services (PEMA) function.

    As a TR Broker, you will be working with clients and their legal representatives to advise on incorporating transactional risk products into a transaction process to enable deal parties to meet their commercial objectives, whilst continuing to affirm Marsh as the leading provider of transactional risk insurance products in Australia and New Zealand. Key Responsibilities :

  • Build and maintain relationships with the M&A community, including financial sponsors, corporates, law firms and other advisors
  • Seek and build strong relationships at client’s executive and operational levels and communicate the client’s strategy across personal Marsh resources
  • In a lead role, consult, advise and broke and Transactional Risk solutions
  • Undertake in-depth analysis on each client transaction to understand all potential risks associated with the deal and advise on possible M&A insurance solutions
  • Provide strategic advice to clients on how M&A insurance products can be introduced to a transaction process enabling them to achieve their objectives
  • Manage and take ownership of the policy and coverage negotiation process to develop enhanced and bespoke policy wordings to ensure the client’s commercial objectives are achieved
  • Thought leader and ambassador for Marsh, evidenced by the creating of thought papers and by hosting / chairing events
  • Network with various divisions within Marsh and external business networks to stay informed of market developments and therefore provide recommendations and advice to the client on placement strategy, market conditions and the recommended insurance programme and including, where appropriate, presentations to the client
  • Qualifications

    Skills and experience required :

  • Prior legal, M&A or insurance industry experience with a top tier Australian or international law firm minimum 6 years;
  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Law or Commerce or related field
  • Experience advising insurers or clients with respect to warranty and indemnity insurance highly beneficial
  • Established relationships with the Australian / NZ legal, financial and private equity community
  • Strong relationship-building and networking skills
  • Strong data analysis and computing skills
  • Ability to work in a high paced dynamic work environment
  • About Marsh Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. Marsh helps clients succeed by defining, designing, and delivering innovative industry-

    specific solutions that help them effectively manage risk. Marsh’s approximately 30,000 colleagues work together to serve clients in more than 130 countries.

    Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE : MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and people.

    To apply, please send your resume to Parisa Holden by using the link provided. Applications will only be accepted from candidates who have the appropriate approval to work in Australia.

    Successful applicants will be required to complete Criminal Record check prior to commencement of employment. Marsh is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

    We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their sex, marital / parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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