Case Studies

Market Assessment for Private Equity Firm

Aon Inpoint evaluated a potential reinsurance industry acquisition target for a private equity firm seeking to diversify its investment portfolio.

Client Situation
A private equity firm asked Inpoint to perform a market assessment of an insurance industry segment and due diligence of an acquisition target based on trends in the market as a whole and the growth prospects of the acquisition target.

Aon Inpoint’s Solution

  • Analyzed the overall attractiveness of the P&C industry, the target’s market sub-segment, and the target company
  • Conducted more than 35 practitioner, broker, carrier, and subject matter expert interviews to understand industry growth potential and market perceptions of the target
  • Performed rigorous analysis based on proprietary and industry data to forecast growth of the P&C market and target market’s sub-segment

Aon Inpoint Delivers Distinctive Client Value

  • Identified sub-segment market size, revenue projections, and underlying macroeconomic factors affecting sub-segment revenue growth
  • Provided inputs required to create a fully informed five year pro forma revenue projection of acquisition target
  • Evaluated competitor and target current performance and future prospects based on a variety of metrics including value proposition, human capital, and momentum in the market place
  • Presented findings to the client’s investment committee to aid in their decision-making process