Fusion bolsters Asia Pacific underwriting team with new senior appointments
Industry specialists will lead one of the largest M&A insurance underwriting teams in APAC
Sydney, 8 March 2022 – Fusion, a speciality insurer providing innovative insurance solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, today announced the appointments of three senior executives, Danielle Eliatamby, Lillian Chau, and Sabrina Chia as Associate Directors in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Underwriting.
Based out of Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore, the senior executives carry a wealth of expertise and experience in the M&A legal sector. In their roles, they will lead the underwriting of M&A deals across the Asia Pacific region and facilitate the issuance of policies to buyers or sellers across a broad range of industries. The appointments come at a time when Fusion is accelerating its global expansion in the M&A insurance market.
Danielle Eliatamby, who is based in Sydney, will be responsible for driving Fusion’s continued growth in the highly developed M&A insurance markets across Australia and New Zealand, as well as in Asia. Previously a lawyer in Herbert Smith Freehills’ Corporate M&A practice group, Danielle brings with her extensive corporate law and M&A experience, having advised clients on market leading transactions across the region. She was recognised as a rising star of the legal industry by Australasian Lawyer in 2020.
Lillian Chau joins the Fusion team in Hong Kong, where she will further expand the company’s venture into the North Asian market as part of its regional competitive advantage. Prior to joining Fusion, Lillian was a corporate M&A lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright in Hong Kong and Melbourne. She has significant experience advising insurers and clients on cross-border M&A transactions. She has also had experience with client secondments at leading financial institutions.
Sabrina Chia is based in Singapore, where she will spearhead Fusion’s consolidation of its Singapore hub and add to the company’s continued regional growth. Sabrina is a Singapore qualified lawyer, having started her career in Corporate M&A at Allen & Gledhill. In addition, she has over 14 years of experience as legal counsel with global and listed corporations with presence across the ASEAN region in a diverse range of global markets.
Announcing the appointments, Fusion’s Managing Partner, Katherine Simmonds said: “We are delighted to welcome Danielle, Lillian and Sabrina to the Fusion team, as we strengthen our talent and steadily build our presence in strategic key hubs across the region. Our new colleagues are extremely well-regarded in their fields and bring with them strong expertise and a keen understanding of transactions from an underwriting perspective across their respective markets. With their extensive backgrounds and knowledge, Fusion is well-positioned to continue delivering best-in-class M&A insurance solutions and innovations for our brokers and clients.”
Established in 2018, Fusion is the leading specialist underwriting agency (MGA) focussed on providing innovative insurance solutions, primarily to the small and medium-sized business market. Since its beginnings, Fusion has written more SME deals than any other insurer across the region.
Backed by global insurance partners, Fusion is rapidly expanding globally with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong and Chicago.
Fusion is part of the POP Holdings Group which invests in capital-light, niche, data and technology enabled, and well positioned businesses that are transforming M&A, Financial Lines and specialty insurance experiences.
To learn more, please visit https://fusion.insure/
8 June 2021
Industry specialists will lead one of the largest M&A insurance underwriting teams in APAC Sydney, 8 March 2022 – Fusion, a speciality insurer providing innovative insurance solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, today announced the appointments of three senior executives, Danielle Eliatamby, Lillian Chau, and Sabrina Chia as Associate Directors in Mergers and Acquisitions… Continue reading Fusion bolsters Asia Pacific underwriting team with new senior appointments
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