Hogan Lovells advises Sedgwick on its acquisition of Cunningham Lindsey

Hogan Lovells has advised Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick), a global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions, on its agreement to acquire Cunningham Lindsey, a global loss adjusting, claims management and risk solutions firm from a consortium of Sellers led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners.

The Hogan Lovells team was led by corporate partner Robert Darwin in London with support from London Senior Associate Catherine Lah and corporate partners Jean-Marc Franceschi in Paris and Johannes Buntjer in Amsterdam.

Memphis-based Sedgwick has roughly 15,000 colleagues in offices located in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland, and is a portfolio company of KKR. Cunningham Lindsey is a leading global loss adjuster with about 6,000 colleagues in offices in over 60 jurisdictions.

Hogan Lovells advised in relation to jurisdictions outside of the U.S. The overall Hogan Lovells team involved lawyers in the UK, France, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Australia, Russia, the UAE, China and Singapore. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP acted as lead counsel on the transaction.

Hogan Lovells is continuing to advise on the deal in the run-up to completion, likely in early 2018.

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