Feargal Ryan

Feargal Ryan

Associate, Financial Institutions


Feargal Ryan advises on a wide range of insurance-related transactions, as well as regulatory issues in the insurance sector. Mr. Ryan’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Corebridge Financial, Inc. on the £460 million sale of its U.K. life insurance business to Aviva plc
  • Argo Group in its proposed sale of Lloyd’s Syndicate 1200 to Westfield
  • Sompo International on its sale of Lloyd’s Syndicate 5151 to Riverstone
  • Willis Towers Watson plc on its:
    • US$4 billion sale of Willis Re to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
    • proposed but terminated US$30 billion acquisition by Aon plc
  • JAB Holding Company S.à.R.L. on its acquisition of a majority stake in Cardif Pinnacle Insurance plc from BNP Paribas Cardif
  • Phoenix Group Holdings plc on its US$272 million sale of Ark Life Assurance Company Limited to Irish Life Group Limited
  • Hg on its investment in Hyperion Insurance Group Limited
  • Acrisure, LLC on its acquisition of Volante Global
  • American International Group, Inc. (AIG) on the launch of Lloyd’s Syndicate 2019
  • Root, Inc. as special counsel with the insurance regulatory matters and reinsurance strategy related to its US$724 million initial public offering of Class A common stock

Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Ryan spent several years practising at a leading U.K. law firm in London.



  • LL.M., University of Warwick, 2011
  • LL.B., The National University of Ireland Galway, 2009
  • B.A., University College Galway, 2008


  • England & Wales

Feargal Ryan

Associate, Financial Institutions