Webinar: Managing Your Captive Network post M&A

Captive Review and Zurich Insurance Company hosted an informative webinar discussing the options and considerations for captive owners after going through a merger or acquisition at parent level.

Zurich’s Paul Wöhrmann and Helene Westerlind are joined by Andreas Epper, captive insurance manager for LafargeHolcim, which has recently been through this process, while Willis Towers Watson’s Ciarán Healy and R&Q’s Paul Corver provide further expertise on consulting and finality solutions. Click on the below video to watch the webinar.

How to manage your captive network after M&A transactions – Recommendations for Captive Owners

 Agenda:

Introduction
Richard Cutcher, Captive Review

Market Evolution & Change in the Buying Behaviour  of Captive Owners – An observation from an insurance  point of view
Paul Wöhrmann, Zurich
Helene Westerlind, Zurich

Business Case, What Needs to be Considered for a Captive Owner
Andreas Epper, LafargeHolcim

R&Q, Novations or Acquisitions of Captives, Choices for Captive Owners
Paul Corver, R&Q

Captive Market Observations: Impact of M&As for Captive Owners
Ciarán Healy, Willis Towers Watson

Summary: Increasing Importance of Ultimate Captive Parents for Insurers
Paul Wöhrmann, Zurich

Speaker line-up:

Andreas Epper,
captive insurance manager & pension fund coordinator,
LafargeHolcim

Ciarán Healy,
director of consulting & development,
Willis Towers Watson

Paul Corver,
head of M&A UK/Europe,
Randall & Quilter

Dr. Paul Woehrmann,
head of captive services in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latam & Asia Pacific,
Zurich

Helene Westerlind,
global head of IP,
Zurich Commercial Insurance

5-6 November 2025

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