​Private Equity

A Preferred Partner for Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions

In the faced-paced M&A environment, building relationships is the key to success. Whether you want to protect your private equity firm, your portfolio companies or make changes to your portfolio, Liberty Mutual has the flexibility, experience, products, and resources to meet your firm’s unique needs and risks.

Protecting Private Equity Portfolio Companies

Our highly responsive, designated team understands the pressures and requirements of private equity while also knowing the industries where you operate. Broad risk appetite, wide-range of coverages, flexible program structures, and streamlined processes make us a better partner for your business. From a single carrier, you get convenient access to coverages that include:

​Core-Line CoveragesSpecialty Lines Coverages*
  • Workers compensation
  • General liability
  • ​Auto liability
  • Excess liability — up to $100 million
  • Umbrella — up to $25 million
  • Property
  • Inland marine
  • Directors and officers/management liability
  • Employment practices liability
  • ​Cyber liability
  • Fiduciary/pension trust liability
  • Environmental liability
  • Professional liability/errors & omissions
  • Terrorism
  • Fidelity/crime coverage

We help private equity firms be even more successful by delivering dynamic risk control, dedicated customer service, and superior claims service.

Protecting Mergers & Acquisition Transactions: Global Transaction Solutions

A dedicated mergers and acquisitions insurance coverage group within Liberty Mutual offers capacity of up to $200 million per risk for:

  • Representations and warranties insurance
  • Tax liability insurance 
  • Bespoke contingent risk insurance

Representations and warranty insurance can be used to:

  • Enable parties to release or utilize their sale proceeds
  • Break a deal deadlock
  • Bridge a gap in expectations between parties on risk allocation
  • Allow all parties to “get comfortable” with their negotiated position

Visit the Liberty Global Transaction Solutions website for more information.

General Partnership Liability

Management and professional liability coverage for private equity and venture capital firms and funds protects against suits alleging wrongful acts committed in their capacity as directors, officers, managing members, or general partners of a fund.

We provide the following management and professional liability coverage lines for fund sponsors and their portfolio companies:

  • General partnership liability/management liability
  • Investment advisors E&O/professional liability
  • Real estate asset management
  • Employment practices liability
  • Fiduciary/pension trust liability
  • Fidelity/crime coverage
  • Kidnap and ransom
  • Broker Dealer E&O
  • Cyber liability
  • Side-A DIC

Learn More

To learn more information, contact your broker today.

*Specialty lines placed with Ironshore. Some policies may be placed with a surplus lines insurer. Surplus lines insurers generally do not participate in state guaranty funds and coverage may only be obtained through duly licensed surplus lines brokers.