Market Update: Insurance Q4 2021
Global M&A activity in the Insurance industry remained strong in Q4 2021 but slightly pulled back from the lightning-fast pace of the first three quarters of the year. The Insurance industry saw over 1,200 M&A transactions in 2021 raising over $160 billion in capital, setting records in terms of both deal volume and capital raised.
M&A activity was fueled this year by a number of factors such as record-low interest rates and the rapid adoption of new business models and technologies in the continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Insurance industry was ripe for innovation and disruption, which has allowed InsurTech firms and vendors to command strong interest and valuation multiples in the M&A ecosystem. 2022 shows no signs of slowing down and is expected to be another strong year for all verticals in the industry including InsurTechs, brokerages, agencies, and TPAs.
7MA has completed and is constantly working on a number of transactions with companies that operate in the Insurance and Insurtech sectors. Our team has developed unparalleled deal expertise and knowledge of the industry trends, valuation multiples, and the most active strategic and financial buyers. Please contact Nicholas Prendergast, Steve Buffington, or Adam Alderfer if you would like to learn more about 7MA’s Insurance Technology and Services practice.