David Payne

David leads CAC Specialty’s client and prospect growth strategies, focused on CAC’s specialty product and industry platforms. David is a member of CAC’s leadership team, a founder of the CAC Special Situations Group, and also a Board member. He has focused experience with executive liability products and distressed business; broad industry experience in FI, tech, and other industries; as well as a specialization in supporting private equity firms in M&A transactions.

Prior to joining CAC, David was responsible for managing the high-growth insurance brokerage business through his position as Chief Revenue Officer at JLT Specialty. Until its ultimate sale to Marsh, JLT was one of the fastest growing insurance platforms in the U.S. Previously, David was part of Aon’s U.S. Executive Committee, with responsibility for Aon’s U.S. new business results for its risk business. Prior to entering the insurance industry, David gained experience as a banker for Credit Lyonnais (now part of Credit Agricole) as part of its investment and corporate banking divisions, working with clients throughout the U.S. and Latin America.

David graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Missouri and received his MBA in International Finance from the American Graduate School of International Management (“Thunderbird”).

About CAC Specialty: an integrated specialty insurance brokerage and investment banking business focused on providing structuring expertise and placement capabilities across the spectrum of insurance and alternative capital markets. We serve large corporates, SMEs, private equity, and other alternative fund managers.



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