Pollution Coverage Can Facilitate M&A Deals

Taylor, Rodney J.
October 1999
National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;10/25/99, Vol. 103 Issue 43, pS-8
Explores the tools that financial officers are using to facilitate merger and acquisition deals where the uncertainty of environmental liability or cleanup costs is threatening the deal's completion. Ways that pollution from past manufacturing or disposal activities can affect a corporation; Use of environmental liability insurance policies to resolve issues related to historic pollution; Type of insurance protection that is becoming a part of contaminated property transactions.


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