Independent specialist re/insurance broker BMS Group has appointed Jason Stone as Managing Director, BMS Canada Private Equity, M&A division.
Effective immediately, Stone will report to Brian Gomes, President & CEO of BMS Canada, and will be based in Toronto.
He will lead the Canadian Private Equity and M&A team and focus on expanding BMS’s global private equity and M&A platform.
Stone joins from Aon, where he most recently served as senior vice president at the M&A and Transaction Solutions team.
Prior to Aon, Stone was a financial lines underwriter at Everest Reinsurance.
“BMS Canada has long been well-recognised for our specialist insurance structures and risk management services,” said Gomes.
“Jason’s expertise in transaction solutions will be a valuable addition to the team and we welcome him to BMS.”
Tan Pawar, Managing Director of BMS’s Private Equity, M&A and Tax Insurance division, added, “Bespoke M&A insurance products have become increasingly crucial to businesses in the current market conditions and companies are looking for support in their cross-border M&A transactions.
“Our multi-disciplinary team understands such demand and we have been systemically expanding our global platform by attracting leading market talent like Jason to join our business.
“Jason has experience in advising and structuring insurance on M&A transactions across a range of industries and we look forward to working closely with him.”