Due Diligence Practice

Due Diligence Practice
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Protecting your financial investments

Our Due Diligence Practice comprises an expert team of risk and insurance advisers to provide you with assistance, advice and an independent insurance review of the insurance covers in place / to be arranged.

We specialise in insurance due diligence for all insurance types, project managed by our Due Diligence Practice which consists of key personnel from the following business areas:

  • Private Equity and Corporate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate and Construction Transactions

We offer expert advice on all types of insurance by utilising the skills and experience from our colleagues throughout the wider Lockton business (e.g. from our aviation, political risks, energy, property, global teams to name only a few). Our team will identify and mobilise the correct personnel for every project, while ensuring you have a single point of contact - the project manager within our Due Diligence Practice.

We will issue an independent report on any potential areas of concern / issues relating to the insurance covers, and if required, can assist with raising these issues with other parties and/or resolving these issues.

We have many years' experience in a wide range of industry sectors and disciplines, with expertise in the following types of transactions:

  • Corporate entity acquisitions
  • Joint ventures and other partnerships
  • Lenders and financiers

Our team

Our Due Diligence Practice is one of the largest among our peers, with 15 experienced Associates and Partners led by our practitioners in London and Manchester. We work closely with you to deliver a fully project-managed, tailored service that meets your needs and your deadlines. 

We always provide you with a nominated project contact, who regularly reports back to you. Your contact liaises with our wider team, other Lockton offices and specialist teams worldwide, to ensure that we provide a wide range of relevant, specialist advice on every territory and class of business.

Our aim is to be your strategic advisor, providing you with independent advice, support and expertise that enables your business to make informed decisions.

Practice Leaders

Real Estate and Construction Transactions (including Financier Due Diligence)

Toni Longman
+44 (0)20 7933 2474
toni.longman@uk.lockton.com
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Ben Warman
+44 (0)20 7933 2623
ben.warman@uk.lockton.com
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Private Equity and Corporate Acquisitions

Kevin Stout
+44 (0)161 828 3305
kevin.stout@uk.lockton.com
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Why Lockton?

We're more than an insurance broker
- we're independent specialist risk consultants

  • Find the right fit
    We will always understand your financial goals and position and use our know-how to create a strategy that fits your objectives.
  • Predict impacts on your business
    We will always combine detailed modelling and financial analytics to show you the effect of an insurance programme on your business and the risks you face.
  • Fight for you
    We negotiate directly with insurers on your behalf to explain the technical aspects of your programme.
  • Stay up to date
    We will always keep up to date on developments in your industry, to make sure we understand your business.
  • Keep costs low
    Help risk financing come up with lowest cost or most suitable programme.
  • Global Expertise
    Lockton Companies Inc. is the world's largest privately held insurance brokerage firm.