Industry veteran Jonathan Legge will establish and lead One80’s private equity and transactional liability practice
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–One80 Intermediaries (One80), a specialty insurance broker headquartered in Boston, today announced that it has appointed Mr. Jonathan Legge as Senior Managing Director, Private Equity and Transactional Liability.
In his role, Mr. Legge will support One80’s retail trading partners in protecting insureds from exposures associated with mergers and acquisitions. Solutions will be designed to help buyers and sellers quantify and mitigate risks, increase deal value, maximize financial returns, and bridge gaps in transaction structures. Areas of expertise will include representations and warranties, tax insurance, contingent liability, and other strategic products.
Legge most recently served as Executive Vice President at Ethos Specialty where he was head of strategic relationships focused on third party capital and broker relationships. Prior to this role, he was Senior Vice President at RT Specialty, working across a range of transactional risk and alternative asset insurance classes.
Jon began his career with American International Group in 1992, moved to the brokerage side in 1996 with Johnson & Higgins and onto Marsh when they purchased J&H in 1997. At Marsh, Jon held positions of increasing authority culminating as the leader of its FINPRO global private equity practice. In 2008, Jon co-founded Vanbridge where he developed numerous insurance products focused on the private equity space and continued to broker transactional liability programs.
“I am excited to join One80 Intermediaries at this stage in the firm’s maturity,” said Jonathan Legge, Senior Managing Director, Private Equity and Transactional Liability, One80 Intermediaries. “I am confident that One80 will provide the Private Equity and Transactional Liability Practice with the financial resources to thrive, the support of a fantastic leadership team, an innovative operating platform, and a leading distribution network,” he continued.
“Jon is a true industry expert who brings a wealth of experience, technical knowledge and relationships in the complex risk space,” said Matthew F. Power, President, One80. “I look forward to him joining the One80 family as we continue to extend our expansive financial lines offerings to include M&A risks,” he continued.
About One80 Intermediaries
One80 Intermediaries is a privately held firm with offices throughout the US and Canada. As a leading insurance wholesaler and program manager, the company offers placement services and binding authority for property & casualty, professional and personal lines, life insurance, and travel/accident and health coverages. One80 specializes in key industry verticals such as medical stop loss, cannabis captives, alternative risk, warranty coverage and lender-based insurance. One80 serves commercial companies, non-profits, public entities, individuals and associations and unions, and has access to all major insurance markets in the US, Canada and UK. One80 has offices in more than 40 locations in the US and Canada. For more information visit www.one80intermediaries.com.
Lenika P. Milne