Sidley represented GIC in connection with a US$1.0 billion investment in Convex Group Limited led by GIC and Onex Partners. GIC is a leading global investment firm established in 1981 to manage Singapore’s foreign reserves. Onex Partners is the private equity platform of Onex Corporation, an investment manager currently with approximately US$37 billion in assets under management. Convex is a specialty insurer and reinsurer focused on complex risks that launched with US$1.7 billion of committed capital in April 2019.
The Sidley team included partners Asi Kirmayer (M&A), Fatema Orjela (M&A), Martin Membery (Insurance), Laura Barzilai (Tax), Oliver Currall (Tax) and Susan Fanning (Labor, Employment and Immigration); counsel James Phythian-Adams (Insurance); senior associates Francesca Blythe (Privacy and Cybersecurity), Jade Li Tai Leong (Global Finance), Jack Mayall (Global Finance), Peter McCorkell (Labor, Employment and Immigration), and Vishnu Shankar (Privacy and Cybersecurity); and associates Cyril Cuhtina (M&A), Summer Danzeisen (Technology and IP Transactions), Tom Feeney (Insurance), Jingjing Lin (Insurance), Chris Morgan (Labor, Employment and Immigration), and Hannie Syeda (Insurance).