Join Matt Simpson and Dan Auslander for their second episode of “Deal with Me,” a series of podcasts designed to provide insights—both personally and professionally—into the people that lead the Transaction Insurance industry, and increase the understanding of the Transaction Insurance marketplace, products, and trends. Their guest for this episode is Will Hemsley.

Listen below to episode two:



In his current role at Ambridge Partners, Daniel Auslander is responsible for maintaining and developing their brokerage relationships.  Ambridge, a managing general underwriter, is a market leader in the Transactional Insurance product lines with a keen interest in expanding its product portfolio – including Directors & Officers Liability and Intellectual Property Insurance.

Mintz Member Matthew T. Simpson focuses his practice on helping his clients navigate increasingly complex corporate transactions including leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and minority investments in the United States and abroad. He is a leader of the firm’s transactional insurance practice, offering his clients increasingly creative and effective ways to distinguish themselves in competitive processes while mitigating downside risk, and acts as underwriting counsel to a leading transactional insurance underwriter.

Will Hemsley

Will is a co-founder and partner of HWF and has extensive experience in advising on and structuring insurance solutions for M&A transactions. Will is the go to person for many leading M&A lawyers due to his strong track record of structuring and executing transactional risk policies on many of the most complex transactions insured. HWF is a specialist M&A insurance broker which structures bespoke insurance solutions for transactional risks, specialising in Warranty & Indemnity, Tax, Contingent Risk, and Environmental Indemnity products.

With offices in London and Germany, the team has advised on over 2,000 transactions spanning 51 countries, with deal values ranging from £5m to in excess of £8bn. The business has grown substantially since its launch in 2014 and last year recorded £10m of revenue.