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W&I Insurance: The rise of synthetic warranties?

Published on 22 July 2020. By Jeremy Cunningham, Partner and Alex Farrow, Associate

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Warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurers are seeking innovative ways to service the M&A market in a Covid-19 pandemic induced downturn. This article discusses the potential uses for W&I insurance policies with synthetic aspects in meeting the market's current needs.

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Football, the beautiful investment game?

Published on 17 September 2019. By Alex Farrow, Associate

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Another football season is upon us and we dream of silverware to be won. However, planning for the next transfer window begins almost immediately for those clubs listed on a stock market. There are opportunities to increase their share price through new signings, managers and sponsorship deals.

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The Retail empire strikes back

Published on 29 August 2018. By Alex Farrow, Associate

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Like Rocky in Rocky I, II, III, IV, V and "Rocky Balboa" (yes, there were really that many) the retail sector has taken a bit of a battering of late. However, like any prize fighter, the industry could be on the verge of another evolution and fighting back. The general perception is that traditional bricks and mortar retailers have struggled, those with a strong online offering have fared better, but retailers that have fared best are those dominating the online retail space. With so many traditional stores and household names in trouble, why are businesses still investing in physical stores?

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Computer says...sell, sell, sell!

Published on 14 February 2017. By Alex Farrow, Associate

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False news stories and the stock market - a toxic combination or a risk-taker's dream?

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