Pestalozzi advises insurtech unicorn bolttech on its acquisition of i-surance AG | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Pestalozzi advises insurtech unicorn bolttech on its acquisition of i-surance AG


The acquisition of i-surance represents the next stage of bolttech’s international growth strategy and acceleration of its European build-out. bolttech is now present in 15 countries in Europe, and 26 markets globally following the acquisition. bolttech recently raised US$180 million, valuing the business in excess of US$1 billion. Launched in 2020 by its founding shareholder Pacific Century Group (PCG), its insurance exchange is the largest in the world with US$5 billion premium on the platform, providing a gateway to more than 5,000 products and 150 insurance providers. Supported by a team of 1,400 employees, bolttech currently serves more than 7.7 million customers. i-surance partners with leading brands across its markets, including telecommunications providers, retailers, and manufacturers, to offer market-leading protection products. The transaction will bring together i-surance’s differentiated product set and geographic footprint with bolttech’s rapidly growing European partnerships, digital native protection and insurance capabilities.
Pestalozzi advised bolttech on all legal aspects of the transaction.

The Pestalozzi team included:
Beat Schwarz (Partner, Corporate / M&A), Jonas Sigrist (Partner, Tax), Petra Spring (Senior Associate, Employment), Florian Schnyder (Associate, Corporate / M&A), Raphael Widmer (Associate, Corporate / M&A), Catherine Braun (Associate, Insurance), Severin Etzensperger (Associate, IP & TMT), Daniela Iselin (Junior Associate, Corporate / M&A), Lukas Breu (Junior Associate, Corporate / M&A)

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