A Locke Lord team led by Jeff Etherington counseled AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. in the completed acquisition of ARI Insurance Company, announced on Friday, January 22nd. Members of both sides approved, among other matters, the conversion of ARI from a mutual holding company to stock form. According to the Amtrust press release this acquisition will provide opportunities to expand AmTrust’s niche property/casualty insurance distribution and product capabilities. The Locke Lord team also included Chris Flanagan (Tax), Lori Basilico (Employee Benefits), Ben Ferrucci (Employee Benefits), Zach Lerner (Insurance) and Megan Foscaldi (Securities).
Posted February 8, 2016