TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory has hired investment banking, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) veteran Stephen Fromm as Vice Chairman, in a role that will see him focused on insurance industry M&A, capital raising and strategic advice.
Tony Ursano, President of TigerRisk Partners, commented on the hire, “Steve Fromm is one of the most experienced and skilled insurance investment bankers in the industry today. Over his 25-year career, Steve has played an important role in many of the deals that have shaped our industry. He is a sharp, strategic thinker and an invaluable addition as we continue to deliver unique and integrated risk, capital and strategic advice to our clients and prospects.
“TigerRisk will continue to differentiate itself by bringing the most talented, creative, and experienced people to the table. The addition of Steve Fromm is another definitive step forward in this regard.”
Fromm added, “I am excited to join TigerRisk, a firm dedicated to providing truly insightful and objective advice to its clients. The team is world class and TigerRisk is well known for being creative and innovative. It’s exactly the sort of platform that can deliver the best possible forward thinking to insurance and reinsurance companies in an environment of accelerating and disruptive change.”
TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory is the investment banking and capital markets arm of the reinsurance focused broker and capital adviser. The unit also works on insurance-linked security (ILS) related capital raising, structuring, broking and placement.
In recent years, Fromm has worked in private practice, advising a number of start-up and established financial technology firms (fintech) and financial services companies.
Fromm was a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Financial Institutions Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank, where he worked on numerous high-profile insurance and reinsurance industry transactions.
Before that, he was Managing Director and Head of North American Insurance Investment Banking at Citigroup, again focused on providing advice to insurance and reinsurance clients.
He has also worked at Morgan Stanley as Managing Director and Head of Insurance M&A, at First Boston in the M&A Group and at Wasserstein Perella.
Fromm will be based in the TigerRisk New York offices.
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