Alliant Insurance Services is one of the nationâ€™s leading and fastest growing distributors of diversiï¬Ã‚Âed insurance products and services. In the face of increasing complexity, our approach is simple: bring on the best people and invest more deeply in the industries and clients we serve. We operate through a network of specialized national platforms and regional oï¬ƒces to oï¬€er a comprehensive portfolio of services to our clients. Our goal is to ensure that they get the most innovative productsâ€”and the most innovative thinkingâ€”in the industry. www.alliant.com
Husch Blackwell leads their clients from where they are to where they want to be. From offices in 18 U.S. cities, they deliver legal insight and business leadership that helps their clients identify smart solutions, advance their goals and move forward.
Jon Gilbert is a Senior Managing Director and leads Crystal & Company’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice. Jon has over 10 years of Private Equity Mergers & Acquisitions insurance experience. In addition to his due diligence expertise, Jon has led insurance procurement initiatives for private equity firms nationwide, with a focus on reducing expense and increasing liquidity. He has worked with insurance markets to develop one-off risk transfer solutions to solve deal-related issues, including insuring against breaches of representations & warranties and other contingent liabilities.
He brings a wealth of expertise regarding risk management issues and its financial impact to buyers, including traditional leverage buyouts; public-to-private sales; debt/equity swap; asset sales out of bankruptcy; and corporate divestitures. In 2014, Jon was named as one of M&A Advisors’ “40 Under 40” award recipients.
Eric Lenzen is a Partner and the Business Unit Leader of Financial Services Capital Markets at Husch Blackwell LLP. He regularly represents domestic and foreign corporations, private equity and venture capital funds, institutional investors, underwriters, investment banks, insurance companies, financial institutions and entrepreneurs.
Eric has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged recapitalizations, public and private offerings of debt and equity capital, fund structuring and portfolio investments, cross-border transactions, private company ownership succession planning, and emerging company capitalization and growth transactions.