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June 02
David Cohen and Ryan Davis Join Alliant Insurance Services

Transaction Liability and Tax insurance specialists added to Mergers & Acquisitions

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Alliant Insurance Services has announced that David Cohen and Ryan Davis have joined the company as Senior Vice Presidents, Mergers & Acquisitions. Cohen will specialize in providing transactional risk solutions to private equity firms, corporate clients, and alternative asset investors, with a focus on representations & warranties insurance placements. Davis will help clients around the globe insure their most challenging tax issues in both the M&A context and corporate tax risk management.

“We are thrilled to welcome David and Ryan to Alliant,” said Dan Schoenberg, Executive Vice President, Alliant Mergers & Acquisitions. “David is a very talented and respected corporate attorney, and we could not be more pleased that he has joined us to provide his unique insights and specialized expertise. Likewise, Ryan’s impressive experience in asset management and international issues will enhance our market-leading position in insurance and tax controversy insurance offerings greatly.”

Prior to joining Alliant, Cohen served as Senior Vice President for Vale Insurance Partners where he focused on underwriting transactional risk and representations & warranties insurance. Before joining the insurance industry, Cohen was a corporate attorney at a leading mergers & acquisitions law firm in New York, as well as in-house counsel at the largest e-commerce company in the world. 

With over 20 years in the mergers & acquisitions field, Davis served as a Principal, Asset Management - International Tax for KPMG where his primary focus was working with private equity and alternative investment fund structures and their impact on the U.S. investors in such funds, and the overall deal structuring/execution.  

Cohen obtained a bachelor’s degree from Emory University and a law degree from The University of Pennsylvania. Davis obtained a bachelor’s and law degree from Santa Clara University and a graduate law degree (LL.M. Tax) from New York University School of Law. 

Based in New York, Cohen can be reached at (212) 603-0100 or David.Cohen@alliant.com, and Davis can be reached at (917) 362-0877 or Ryan.Davis@alliant.com​​.​​