Managing director and global head of insurance, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking
Bill Cooper is managing director and global head of insurance at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. Bill and his team work with global life and non-life insurers with a UK presence on a wide range of commercial banking services including debt capital raising for public and private markets, risk/investment management strategies and cash management.
The protracted low interest rates and poor profitability could make illiquid assets increasingly attractive for insurance investors according to Bill Cooper, managing director and global head of insurance at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
The valuation of intermediaries is once again in the spotlight after a number of recent high-profile deals, where firms have changed hands for what appear to be very high multiples. Lloyds Bank's managing director and global head of insurance Bill Cooper…
The government's recent decision to lower the discount rate from 2.5% to -0.75% took the market by surprise and generated many column inches of newsprint in the mainstream press.
As the dust settles on the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, some of the initial predictions about the impact of 'Brexit’ on mergers and acquisitions activity in the insurance market appear unfounded.