Aspida provides life and annuity insurance clients with bespoke reinsurance solutions and proprietary access to Ares' differentiated asset management capabilities, passing on the benefits of our platform to our reinsurance clients
Our Corporate Solutions team brings many decades of experience structuring and executing Mergers & Acquisitions and reinsurance transactions.
A collaborative approach to asset-intensive reinsurance.
Mr. Cowley is a Managing Director in Ares Insurance Solutions. Prior to joining Ares in 2017, Mr. Cowley was a Managing Director at UBS Investment Bank in debt capital markets, where he focused on innovative capital structures and related capital raising activities. Previously, Mr. Cowley was a Managing Director at Lehman Brothers within its Insurance Solutions Group, providing innovative solutions to the insurance industry. In addition, he was a Senior Vice President at GenRe.
Mr. Cowley holds a B.Sc. from City, University of London in Actuarial Science. Mr. Cowley is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA).
Mr. Brown is a Managing Director in the Ares Insurance Solutions. Prior to joining Ares in 2021 Mr. Brown was the Executive Vice President, Capital and Strategy and Chief Investment Officer at Aspida Financial. Previously, Mr. Brown was a Managing Director at JP Morgan in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising for financial services companies. In addition, he held leadership positions in investment banking at Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Brown began his career as an attorney at Cravath Swaine & Moore, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and corporate law.
Mr. Brown holds a B.A. from Yale University in Economics and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Ms. Li is a Principal in Ares Insurance Solutions. Prior to joining Ares in 2020, Ms. Li was a Director in corporate development at Athene, where she focused on pricing mergers, acquisitions and reinsurance deals. Previously, she was an Actuary at AIG, Ernst & Young and Towers Watson. Ms. Li holds a B.A., cum laude, from New York University in Mathematics and Economics. She is a CFA® charterholder and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA).
Bingjie is also a MBA candidate at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
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