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Bigger M&A deals mean more insurance claims, AIG finds

Oliver Ralph in London

Bigger M&A deals tend to lead to more insurance claims, data from AIG showed on Wednesday. M&A insurance, also known as warranty and indemnity cover, has been a booming market over the past few years, as buyers and sellers seek protection against the chance that problems arise after the deal closes. The main causes of claims on this type of insurance are problems with financial statements, tax, and compliance with laws.