Alexander M. Dye is a partner in Willkie’s Corporate and Financial Services Department and Co-Chair of the Insurance Transactional and Regulatory Practice Group. His practice focuses on M&A and capital markets transactions in the insurance industry. He regularly advises buyers and sellers on acquisitions of public and private companies, as well as asset acquisitions and dispositions and reinsurance transactions. Alex also advises issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of debt, equity and hybrid securities by insurance companies.
Alex has been ranked Band 1, Insurance: Transactional and Regulatory (Nationwide and New York) by Chambers USA in each year from 2009 to 2017. Alex is also recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. as a Leading Lawyer in the area of Insurance: Non-Contentious.
Over the course of his more than 30 year career, Alex has advised on many of the most significant M&A transactions in the U.S. insurance industry. He has represented insurance companies, private equity firms and financial advisers in transactions involving the life, property-casualty, financial guaranty, mortgage and health insurance sectors in the U.S. and abroad. He has advised on purchases and sales of public and private companies, sales processes from both the buy- and sell-sides, cross-border transactions, contested acquisitions and reinsurance transactions. Alex also has significant experience advising insurance companies on issues relating to activists and unsolicited acquisitions, including the implementation of regulatory defenses.
Alex represents issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of capital markets transactions, including IPOs, offerings of equity, convertible debt, surplus notes and preferred stock, and Rule 144A offerings. Alex regularly advises insurance companies on disclosure issues unique to the industry.