Latham Advises CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII on Acquisition of RGI
Latham & Watkins has advised CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII on its acquisition of RGI, a leading independent provider of software solutions to the European insurance industry, from Corsair, a prominent private equity firm targeting services, software, and payments investments in the financial services market. The transaction aims to support RGI’s growth plans, including further consolidating the fragmented insurance software industry and investing in the company’s product offering and transition to a cloud-based platform.
RGI provides insurers with a comprehensive and modular offering that addresses the entire insurance value chain, covering processes such as policy administration, claims, analytics, market management, reporting and sales, and distribution. The company provides a wide range of cloud software solutions serving property & casualty and life insurance clients across Europe, with leadership positions in Italy, France, and Germany. The company has an international, blue-chip customer portfolio covering insurance and corporate clients of all tiers, including six of the top ten European insurers.
The cross-border Latham team was led by Milan corporate partners Antonio Coletti and Giovanni Sandicchi, and London partner Kem Ihenacho, with Milan associates Francesco Loizzi and Margherita Vitale and London associate Jon Fox. Advice was also provided on regulatory matters by Milan counsel Cesare Milani, with associate Edoardo Cassinelli; and on finance matters by Milan partner Marcello Bragliani and London partner Jay Sadanandan, with Milan associates Erika Brini Raimondi and Maria Grechi and London associates James Fawcett and Alexander Law.