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Ed appoints Niraj Perera as head of transactional risk

April 15, 2020

Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker Ed has announced the appointment of Niraj Perera as head of transactional risk in its professional and executive risk team.

In his new role, Perera will focus on providing customised insurance solutions in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions including warranting & indemnity, tax liability and contingent liability.

He brings more than 20 years’ insurance industry experience and joins the business from Arthur J. Gallagher. He has also held previous roles with Willis and Marsh.

Paul Richards, managing director of Professional & Executive Risk at Ed said: "Our Professional & Executive Risk team has successfully grown over the last three years by retaining and hiring the best talent and expertise to provide our clients with the specialty solutions they need.  Niraj’s appointment as Head of our Transactional Risk team, together with the other professionals we are recruiting, ensures that clients, principally in the private equity and legal sectors will benefit from our expertise in delivering these insurance solutions."