Ed launches Transactional Risk team with Niraj Perera hire

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announces the appointment of Niraj Perera as Head of Transactional Risk in its professional and executive risk team.

Niraj will focus on providing bespoke insurance solutions in M&A transactions including warranty & indemnity, tax liability and contingent liability. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry with a particular recent focus on M&A insurance, advising on multiple transactions globally.  He joins from Arthur J. Gallagher and has held previous roles at Willis and Marsh.

Paul Richards, Managing Director of Professional & Executive Risk at Ed said: "Our Professional & Executive Risk team has successfully grown over the last three years by retaining and hiring the best talent and expertise to provide our clients with the specialty solutions they need.  Niraj’s appointment as Head of our Transactional Risk team, together with the other professionals we are recruiting, ensures that clients, principally in the private equity and legal sectors will benefit from our expertise in delivering these insurance solutions."


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Ed is owned by The Ardonagh Group, the largest independent insurance broker in the UK.

Ardonagh Specialty

Ardonagh Specialty is the holding company and growth platform for leading independent brokers Besso Insurance, Bishopsgate, Compass London Markets, Ed Broking, Inver Re, Piiq Risk Partners and Price Forbes. Combined, we have 1700 colleagues globally and manage $5 billion in gross written premium.

With a strong presence and deep relationships worldwide, and a steadfast commitment to investing in the best people, markets and technology, together our businesses offer open market programmes, reinsurance and international solutions designed to empower clients to achieve their strategic ambition.

The Ardonagh Group

The Ardonagh Group is the UK’s largest independent insurance distribution platform and a top 20 broker globally. We are collection of best-in-class entrepreneurial and specialist brands with a network of more than 100 locations and a combined workforce of more than 8,000 people. Across our portfolio, we offer a highly diversified range of insurance-related products and services across the full insurance value chain in the UK, Ireland and broader international markets. From complex multinational corporations to individuals purchasing personal insurance policies, our understanding of the communities we serve, together with our scale and breadth, allows us to work with our insurer partners to deliver a broad range of product and risk solutions that meet customer needs. For more information, visit our website: www.ardonagh.com.