M&A from a Practitioners Perspective

5.45pm - 6.00pm: Tea/Coffee Reception (Vic Tea Room)

6.00pm - 7.30pm: Meeting (Auditorium)


The Richmond Education and Event Centre, 1 Brunswick Street North, Smithfield, Dublin 7

M&A from a Practitioners Perspective

A one hour presentation on M&A from a practitioners perspective, using a sale of a block of annuity business as a case study in terms of the issues to consider from a seller’s perspective.

The presentation will touch on the process followed, sale rationale/investor story, deal strategy, bidder engagement, and the execution of an M&A.

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Biographical details

Waheeda Narker

Waheeda is a Senior Director in the Insurance, Consulting and Technology.  She is the Operational Excellence Leader for our Life Business, a member of the UK management team and leads our Bulk Annuity offering. Waheeda specialises in M&As and is a core member of the UK Life M&A team, specialising in annuity portfolio transactions, including pre-deal impact assessment, appraisals, deal terms and contract negotiation.

Fergal O’Shea

Fergal is a Senior Director in the Insurance, Consulting and Technology division at Willis Towers Watson and leads the M&A practice for EMEA Life.



Cost (members)
Cost (non-members)
Event Type
CPD Event
Waheeda Narker, Director at Willis Towers & Fergal O’Shea, Senior Director at Willis Towers
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01/11/2019 M&A from a Practitioner's Perspective 2.3 MB Download