JLT Specialty  (JLT), the specialist insurance broker and risk consultant, has appointed Hayley Tennant as Partner within the Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Insurance practice.
Hayley has 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, and brings with her knowledge and technical legal perspective from her background as an M&A lawyer and underwriter.
She joins from Allied World Assurance Company where she was Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions with a remit of underwriting global deals and leading a team of underwriters. Prior to this, Hayley was a corporate finance solicitor at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP advising on a wide range of transactions in the insurance sector.
JLT’s M&A Insurance practice focuses on private M&A transactions with teams based in Europe, Asia and North America. In her new role, Hayley will look to drive new business growth across Europe – particularly within the legal and private equity space.
Ben Crabtree, Head of M&A Insurance at JLT Specialty, said: ‘Our goal has always been to retain and hire the best talent in the industry, and the addition of Hayley to our team is squarely in line with that approach.
‘With ten years of M&A insurance underwriting experience on top of her time as a lawyer, Hayley will bring valuable insight to the placements for our clients and will be a great asset to our already successful team.’
Hayley Tennant, partner at JLT Specialty, added: ‘I look forward to strengthening existing relationships as well as capitalising on new opportunities to help deliver tailored M&A insurance solutions to JLT’s clients.’