Episode 38 of M&A Unplugged with is live! Click below to listen to an interview with Matt Somma, VP and Transactional Risk Broker for the M&A Advisory Practice. In this episode, Matt discusses the ins and outs of rep and warranty insurance and how this type of insurance impacts buyers and sellers. Matt also walks us through the negotiation process for closing an insurance deal and shares the downsides and thresholds of reps and warranties.
Matt Somma is a Vice President in the ABD M&A Advisory Practice. Matt focuses on Transactional Risk solutions such as Reps & Warranties, Tax Liability, and Contingent Liability. Prior to joining ABD, Matt was a corporate attorney specializing in M&A and project finance, as well as a Transactional Risk Underwriter. As an attorney, Matt was Of Counsel at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, where he represented private equity sponsors and energy project developers in M&A and project finance transactions. Matt also served in an in-house capacity as M&A counsel to the Corporate Development team at Nielsen Holdings Plc (NYSE: NLSN). Matt began his legal career at Paul Hastings LLP and Locke Lord LLP, where he handled middle market M&A, commercial lending, and bankruptcy matters. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-585-3552.