Rakesh Beniwal focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestitures, equity investments, joint ventures, and general corporate and governance matters. While Rakesh has experience across industries, he focuses on regulated industries, particularly the insurance industry. Rakesh has experience with insurance regulatory and solvency matters, including those unique to insurance carriers, agents, and brokerages. He regularly advises on business transactions specific to the insurance industry, including producer and carrier agreements.
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited in the $68.4 million sale of AgriLogic Insurance Services, a company which provides crop insurance, risk management, and grain marketing expertise, to CGB Diversified Services, Inc.
MDAdvantage, a New Jersey–based medical professional liability insurance company, in its sale to Mag Mutual Insurance
The board of directors of NORCAL Mutual Insurance Co., a provider of medical professional liability insurance and risk management solutions to physicians, medical groups, hospitals, clinics, and allied healthcare, in its $450 million sale to ProAssurance Corp.
Tokio Marine Kiln in the sale of Tokio Marine Highland’s US construction division to Intact Insurance Group USA LLC
GoodWorks Insurance in the sale of Goodworks Financial Group to Assured Partners
Aegis Financial, a financial marketing organization providing annuity, life insurance, retirement, and business solutions to independent insurance professionals, financial advisors, and their clients, in its sale to Integrity Marketing Group
Zoetis Inc. in its sale of a majority interest in Pumpkin Insurance Services to JAB Holding Company
Probo Medical LLC, a portfolio company of Varsity Healthcare Partners, in its sale to Avista Capital Partners
128 Technology, an AI driven software-defined wide area networks provider, in its $450 million sale to Juniper Networks
PTC in its $715 million acquisition of Arena Solutions Inc., a software-as-a-service product lifecycle management platform provider
Representation and warranty insurance providers in support of their transaction risk underwriting processes
Oregon Insurance Department in connection with its review and approval of a joint venture between Moda Health Plan and Delta Dental of California, wherein Delta invested $152 million of new equity capital for a 49.5% interest in Moda Health Plan’s parent company
Pie Carrier Holdings in its acquisition of Western Select Insurance, a property/casualty insurance company licensed in Illinois, California, and New York, from a subsidiary of Premia Holdings Ltd.
University of Connecticut School of Law, 2017, J.D., with honors
Pace University, 2002, B.A., magna cum laude, with distinguished honors