Tabber Benedict, an attorney with comprehensive experience in the mergers and acquisitions field, held his most recent position with international insurance organization the ACE Group. Working out of the company’s New York, New York, office, Tabber Benedict served as a Vice President in the corporate transactions legal department and advised the ACE Group on numerous multi-million dollar transactions.
In one of his most high-profile transactions to date, Tabber Benedict advised ACE Group on the acquisition of New York Life’s Asian businesses in Korea and Hong Kong for $425 million. Tabber Benedict also advised the ACE Group on its acquisition of Combined Insurance Company of America, which totaled $2.4 billion. In another billion-dollar transaction, Tabber Benedict assisted the ACE team on the purchase of Rain and Hail Insurance Service, Inc., for $1.1 billion. Tabber Benedict also provided insight on the acquisition of Jerneh Insurance Berhad for $200 million, and on multiple international joint ventures ranging from under $100 to $500 million.
Serving the ACE Group in other principal areas as well, Tabber Benedict advised the company on 1934 Act Filings, including proxy statements, 10-Ks, 10-Qs, and 8-Ks. Assisting on debt offerings, Tabber Benedict gained experience on offerings valued at more than $1.2 billion in the aggregate and assisted with the ACE Group’s redomestication from the Cayman Islands to Switzerland. Before his tenure with the ACE Group, Tabber Benedict built his knowledge of mergers and acquisitions at prominent law firms.
Working for the law firms White & Case LLP, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, and Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, Tabber Benedict honed his ability to negotiate and draft all types of significant definitive and ancillary agreements. Tabber Benedict attended Columbia Law School to earn his Juris Doctorate and earned honors including being named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, signifying academic achievement for his three years of law school. Outside of his work, Tabber Benedict enjoys squash, tennis, traveling, and observing art at museums and galleries in New York City.