Jonathan Gilbert with Crystal & Company Speaks at The Knowledge Group’s Transactional Risk Insurance Webcast

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Jonathan Gilbert, Senior Managing Director with Crystal & Company Speaks at The Knowledge Group’s Transactional Risk Insurance in M&A Webcast

New York, NY, October 5, 2017 - (PressReleasePoint) - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jonathan Gilbert, Senior Managing Director with Crystal & Company will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast  on Transactional Risk Insurance in M&A  This event is scheduled for October 25, 2017 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm (ET).


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About Jonathan Gilbert


Jon Gilbert is a Senior Managing Director and leads Crystal & Company’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice. Jon has over 10 years of Private Equity Mergers & Acquisitions insurance experience. In addition to due diligence expertise, Jon has led insurance procurement initiatives for private equity firms nationwide, with a focus on reducing expense and increasing liquidity. Jon has worked with insurance markets to develop one-off risk transfer solutions to solve deal related issues, including insuring against breaches of representations & warranties and other contingent liabilities. He brings a wealth of expertise regarding risk management issues and its financial impact to buyers including traditional leverage buyouts; public-to-private sales; debt/equity swap; asset sales out of bankruptcy; and corporate divestitures to name a few.   In 2014, Jon was named as one of M&A Advisors’ “40 Under 40” award recipients In 2016 Crystal & Company’s Mergers & Acquisition  Practice was voted best transactional risk advisor of the year. Prior to joining Crystal & Company, Jon was a Senior Vice President in Marsh’s Private Equity Mergers & Acquisitions Group.  Prior to Marsh, Jon was a senior Project Manager in Lockton’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group.  Jon began his career on the insurance carrier side, last working for a subsidiary of Travelers Insurance Group, focused on drafting and amending Directors & Officers Liability policy documents. Jonathan also worked for Hartford Insurance Group, in the statutory accounting unit. Jon received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from University of Hartford.


About Crystal & Company

Crystal & Company is a leading strategic risk and insurance advisor, addressing clients’ risk management, insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consulting needs. The firm is comprised of more than 400 professionals, each distinguished by their technical expertise and industry-specific knowledge, and driven by their passion for client service. Crystal & Company is headquartered in New York with 10 regional offices throughout the country, placing over $1 billion in premiums annually in the global insurance marketplace. Established in 1933, the company has sustained its independence through 83 years and three generations of Crystal family ownership and management. 

Crystal & Company is a member of Brokerslink, a global alliance of leading independent insurance brokerages spanning more than 80 countries and 300 cities across the world.




No M&A transaction is without a risk to either the buyer, the seller, or both. Unfortunately, traditional risk management tools and practices are no longer sufficient to deal with today's growing threats. The recent proliferation in M&A activities and the increasing attention of investors in recognizing the significance of risk management and mitigation in deals have induced the demand and popularity of transactional risk insurance as a management tool. However, involved parties should carefully navigate the complexities of transactional risk insurance in M&A to avoid future potential pitfalls and post-closing erosion of value. In this LIVE webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals in M&A insurance will offer an in-depth analysis of the different types of transactional risk insurance and will discuss the benefits and pitfalls associated with each type. Speakers will also provide practical tips and real-world options on how to maximize deal valuations, enhance competitive bid process, and secure a done deal. 



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