SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (LSE:JLT), the leading global specialist risk advisor and broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ted Dobos as Executive Vice President, Leader of JLT’s West Coast M&A practice.

Joining JLT Specialty USA's rapidly growing team, Dobos will play a pivotal role in serving Private Equity and Strategic clients with JLT’s mergers and acquisitions solutions.   By utilizing his impressive experience and trust in the west coast M&A community, Dobos will lead the strategic direction and operational delivery for M&A clients. His focus on complex risk will be invaluable for JLT’s clients and prospects fast paced and interconnected transactions. 

Based in San Francisco, Dobos brings to JLT over 25 years of finance, technology, and insurance industry experience.  He joins JLT from Aon, where he served as Senior Managing Director within their M&A Transaction Solutions practice. During this time, he was responsible for working with clients to solve their complex risk related to mergers and acquisitions.    

“Ted is truly one of the best talents in the M&A space today and he will be invaluable in joining our team.” said Mike Rice, Chairman at JLT Specialty USA. “Having Ted on our team is a reflection of our on-going commitment to hire the best professionals in our industry. Ted’s leadership will be instrumental in growing our M&A Practice on the West Coast.”

“We could not be more delighted to officially welcome Ted to the JLT’s Mergers & Acquisitions team,” said David Payne, Chief Revenue Officer at JLT Specialty USA. “We continue to enhance our position as a leading advisor and specialist within the M&A industry.”

Dobos holds a Bachelor of Economics from University California, Berkeley.  He is highly active with many community organizations in the Bay Area.

JLT encourages any potential applicants interested in rapidly developing their careers and becoming part of its U.S. Specialty team to contact Karen Isaacs at 215-309-4601,

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Phone: (310) 266-9464


About Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT.L)
Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world’s leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. JLT’s client proposition is built upon its deep specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service excellence.

JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and owns offices in 40 territories with more than 10,600 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.

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About JLT Specialty USA
JLT Specialty USA is the U.S. platform of the leading specialty business advisory firm, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group. Our experts have deep industry and product experience serving leading U.S. and global firms. Our key to client success is our freedom to be creative, collaborative, and analytical while challenging conventions, redefining problems, creating new analytical insights, and exploring new boundaries to deliver solutions for each client’s unique business and risks.

For further information about JLT, please visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn at JLT Specialty USA and Twitter @JLTSpecialtyUSA.