Examples of transaction descriptions are as follows:
Griffin Financial served as investment banker to Eastern Holding Company, Ltd. (insurance underwriter) in a merger with Educators Mutual Life Insurance Company announced March, 2005 for an undisclosed amount. Educators will convert from a mutual insurance company to the stock form of ownership and concurrently merge with Eastern. This transaction structure is the first of its kind in the insurance industry.
LLR Partners led a $40 million investment in Peachtree Settlement Funding, a specialty finance company that purchases from consumers high credit-quality, cash-generating assets such as structured legal settlements, lottery prizes and life insurance policies. Greenhill Capital Partners participated in the round.