Akin Gump Advises Alterra Capital Holdings in $3.1 Billion Sale of Company

(New York) – A team from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP advised Alterra Capital Holdings in its planned sale to specialty insurer Markel Corporation. The $3.1 billion deal was announced December 19.

Alterra, which provides specialty insurance and reinsurance, was formed by the 2010 merger between Max Capital Group and Harbor Point. The Markel deal is expected to close in the first half of 2013.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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