Bert Adams helps buyers and sellers strategically negotiate and find consensus in complex corporate mergers and acquisitions. His clients are financial services companies, especially life and property and casualty insurers and reinsurers.
Bert has represented clients in mergers and acquisitions for more than 15 years. Bert’s insurance industry experience includes transactions structured as acquisitions of entities and as acquisitions of blocks of business via indemnity or assumption reinsurance. He also counsels retirement services businesses, broker-dealers, investment advisers, commodity trading firms and mutual fund complexes.
Awards and Rankings
Recognized by Expert Guides in the area of mergers and acquisitions (2016)
Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of mergers and acquisitions: middle-market (2015)
Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of mergers and acquisitions (2011, 2012, 2013)
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (2009-2010, 2013-2017) and leveraged buyouts and private equity law (2009-2017)
Named to New York Area Best Lawyers for leveraged buy-outs & private equity law, and mergers & acquisitions law (2014)
Member, American Bar Association
Member, New York City Bar Association
Member, Life Insurance Council of New York (LICONY)
Graduate, Leadership Atlanta (Class of 2006)