Ironshore Int’l. Appoints Bamford to Head Global M&A, Tax; Ups M&A Capacity

July 30, 2015

Bermuda-based Ironshore International has named Rowan Bamford as its new Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax, effective immediately. He will oversee the M&A business lines the company’s portfolio, as well as the Tax division, throughout Ironshore’s global platform with specialist underwriters located in London, Sydney, Toronto, Singapore and Tokyo. He will report to Tim Glover, Underwriting Director, Ironshore International, based in London.

At the same time Ironshore International announced an increase in capacity for M&A coverages for up to $100 million for the specialty sector, up from the current limit of $75 million (USD).

Ironshore International’s CEO Mark Wheeler commented: “Ironshore’s M&A practice has been reinvigorated with strong leadership that positions us well to expand upon our global footprint, reflecting our commitment to invest in enhancing the team.

He also welcomed Bamford to the company; adding that his “reputation and caliber of expertise will provide strategic direction in this vibrant business sector of the insurance industry going forward.”

Concurrent with his appointment Bamford announced that Senior M&A Underwriters, Stephanie Wang and Kit Westropp, will join the new M&A team to serve Warranty & Indemnity business lines.

Source: Ironshore

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