SOURCE: JLT Specialty USA

JLT Specialty USA

April 07, 2016 08:00 ET

JLT Specialty USA Appoints Adam Wilhite as Vice President of the Transaction Advisory Practice

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - April 07, 2016) - JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world's leading specialty-focused providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Wilhite as Vice President of the Transaction Advisory Practice.

Wilhite will be working with clients to understand their merger and acquisition (M&A) risks, and to provide custom solutions. Through the Transaction Advisory Practice, Wilhite will advise private equity funds, and strategic buyers and sellers on the structuring and placement of representations and warranties (R&W), contingent tax, litigation/known risk, fraudulent transfer and successor liability insurance solutions in M&A transactions.

"We are excited to announce Adam's appointment to the Transaction Advisory Practice team," said Mike Rice, Chief Executive Officer of JLT Specialty USA. "We look forward to leveraging Adam's experience in the field, as we continue to deliver outstanding service to our clients."

"Adam's experience with mergers and acquisitions, and knowledge of the private equity and energy industries will make him a great addition to the team," added John McNally, Senior Vice President of the Transaction Advisory Practice at JLT Specialty USA. "His dedication to his work and the Houston community will lead him to thrive in this role."

Wilhite joins JLT from Winston & Strawn, where he served as an associate, representing public and private companies, private equity funds, and portfolio companies on both sides of M&A transactions. Also an active leader in the local Houston community, Wilhite served as chair of the Auction Committee for Young Friends of Yellowstone, and as a founding member of Star of Hope Young Professionals. Wilhite holds a B.A. in Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate, each from The University of Texas.

JLT encourages any potential applicants interested in rapidly developing their careers and becoming part of its U.S. Specialty team to contact Sue Corney at 518-782-3143, sue.corney@jltholdings.com.

About JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc.

JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc. is the U.S. platform of the leading specialty business advisory firm Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group. Our experts have deep industry and product experience serving leading U.S. and global firms.

About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc.

Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world's leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits-related advice, brokerage and associated services. JLT's client proposition is built upon its deep specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service excellence.

JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and owns offices in 40 territories with more than 10,600 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.

For further information about JLT, please visit our website www.jltus.com.

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