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James Cashier

James Cashier

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
James Cashier

James Cashier is in the Corporate Financial Institutions Group in London. He has worked on a broad range of complex and strategically significant mandates for insurers, banks, asset managers and fintechs and focuses on cross-border M&A and corporate restructurings.

  • Swiss Re on the sale of the ReAssure Group to Phoenix Group for £3.2 billion and the on-sale of £800 million of Phoenix Group shares to MS&AD
  • AXA SA on the integration of the XL Group and global restructuring of the AXA XL commercial lines business following AXA's €15.3billion acquisition of XL
  • BlackRock on the sale and Part VII transfer of £12 billion of insurance linked assets to Aegon
  • Swiss Re on the restructuring and proposed $4.3 billion IPO of the ReAssure Group and sale of a minority interest in ReAssure to MS&AD
  • The Standard Bank Group on the sale of a controlling interest in Standard Bank to ICBC and the spin-out of its London-based investment and corporate banking businesses
  • Reviti on the launch of its UK MGA and insurance distribution and profit share arrangements
  • Slice Insurance Technologies on its exclusive U.K. insurance distribution arrangements with L&G
  • Natixis on the acquisition of a majority interest in Fenchurch Partners LLP
  • BNP Paribas Real Estate on the acquisition of the Strutt & Parker Group
  • Domestic & General on its strategic Brexit planning and re-organisation of its European business into a newly incorporated German insurer
  • AXA on the €465 million acquisition of Genworth’s global Lifestyle Protection Insurance business and subsequent reorganisation and Part VII transfers of its European Lifestyle Protection Insurance business
  • HSBC on its exclusive bancassurance arrangements with FWD for its retail banking business in Malaysia
  • L&G on the proposed acquisition and reinsurance of a significant bulk annuities book
  • CVC Capital Partners on the acquisition of the Domestic & General Group from Advent International
  • Cerberus Capital Management on the sale of Lucida to Legal & General

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Durham (BA History) 2008
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2011
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2013