02/08/2019

Gilbert + Tobin has advised Risk Capital Advisors (RCA), a leading specialist Mergers & Acquisitions broker in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa on its sale to Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company.

Established in 2011, RCA provides insurance advisory and brokerage services, specialising in Warranty & Indemnity insurance and other specialist M&A products. The transaction will enhance Willis Towers Watson’s offering to clients in a growing M&A market, with RCA to become a fully integrated part of the company’s FINEX global line of business. 

G+T Corporate Advisory Partner David Josselsohn led the G+T team, with support from Lawyer Adrian Zhang and Graduate James Soussa. The Corporate team was also supported by specialists throughout the firm including Financial Regulatory Partner Peter Reeves and Lawyer Georgina Willcock, along with Tax Partner Muhunthan Kanagaratnam and Employment Special Counsel James Pomeroy.

Commenting on the deal, Partner David Josselsohn said, “We are delighted to have advised the RCA team on this strategically important transaction and wish them all the best for this exciting new phase as part of the Willis Towers Watson offering.”  

Gilbert + Tobin’s market-leading Corporate Advisory team has advised on many of Australia’s largest and most innovative transactions, including recently advising Anheuser-Busch InBev on $16 billion sale of Carlton & United Breweries to Asahi Group, DuluxGroup on its proposed $4.2 billion acquisition by Nippon Paint, BGH Capital on its proposed $2.3 billion acquisition of Navitas, TPG on its $1 billion acquisition of Greencross and Viva Energy on its $2.65 billion IPO.

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