Ed launches Transactional Risk team with Niraj Perera hire

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announces the appointment of Niraj Perera as Head of Transactional Risk in its professional and executive risk team.

Niraj will focus on providing bespoke insurance solutions in M&A transactions including warranty & indemnity, tax liability and contingent liability. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry with a particular recent focus on M&A insurance, advising on multiple transactions globally.  He joins from Arthur J. Gallagher and has held previous roles at Willis and Marsh.

Paul Richards, Managing Director of Professional & Executive Risk at Ed said: "Our Professional & Executive Risk team has successfully grown over the last three years by retaining and hiring the best talent and expertise to provide our clients with the specialty solutions they need.  Niraj’s appointment as Head of our Transactional Risk team, together with the other professionals we are recruiting, ensures that clients, principally in the private equity and legal sectors will benefit from our expertise in delivering these insurance solutions."

 

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