5 January 2023Analysis

DARAG appoints head of UK M&A

Legacy acquirer DARAG Group has announced the appointment of Laura Pearson as head of M&A (UK), effective 1st February 2023.

Pearson joins DARAG from her role as a senior manager in PwC’s Deals Advisory team. At PwC, Pearson focused on run-off solutions and has been involved in a wide range of projects including legacy M&A transactions, multinational strategic exit reviews, Insurance Business Transfers and commercial due diligence for investors in the legacy sector.

“Laura is very well known in the legacy space and has an in-depth understanding of the market,” said Alexander Roth, chief executive of DARAG Europe and global head of M&A. “Her many and varied connections within the London market will be invaluable to us as we further expand our UK deal generation and business development efforts.  We are delighted that she has chosen to join us at DARAG, and I look forward to working with her.”