Perry Shwachman is the leader of Sidley’s global Insurance group, and a member of the firm’s Management Committee and Executive Committee. He regularly counsels clients on a wide variety of matters involving the insurance industry. His clients include insurance companies, commercial and investment banks, investment managers and other financial institutions that transact with insurance companies.
For over 30 years he has advised clients on merger and acquisition, reinsurance, securities, insurance securitization, private equity, lending, derivative, structured product, structured investment vehicle and stable value transactions, as well as on insurance regulatory matters. Perry has been at the forefront in the development of life insurance securitizations and has helped structure some of the first embedded value, redundant reserve financing and catastrophic mortality linked securities transactions. In addition to life and health insurance, he also has substantial experience with property and casualty, financial guaranty and mortgage insurance matters.