With more than 25 years of experience, David Massey works almost exclusively on mergers and acquisitions in the financial services industry. Dave's work includes purchases and sales of insurance and reinsurance businesses, mutual fund complexes, broker-dealers and retirement services businesses.
Dave knows and understands the complex and ever-changing regulatory environment of the insurance business, and he guides clients through the regulatory requirements in complex transactions.
Sutherland represents Lincoln Financial in transformative transactions.
Sutherland represents ING Americas in three transactions.
Represented Great-West Lifeco Inc. in the acquisition of Putnam Investments for $4 billion.
Awards and Rankings
Recognized by Expert Guides in the area of insurance and reinsurance (2016)
Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of insurance: non-contentious (2015)
Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of insurance transactions and regulation (2009-2016)