CHICAGO – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced that it advised Revolos, a full-service finance and insurance (F&I) solutions provider, in its merger agreement with Protective Life Corporation, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Dai-Ichi Life Holdings, Inc.

Related Professionals: Morley S. Fortier Robert L. McCann Ross D. Williams Margaret G. Deutsch Arnold E. Grant John S. Vishneski James Melchin Matthew L. Hancock Deborah Turner Allison Warden Sizemore Jennifer A. Smokelin Kyle D. Higgins Susan K. Nieto Michael A. Correll

The Reed Smith deal team was led by partners Morley Fortier and Robert McCann, and associates Ross Williams and Margaret Deutsch in Chicago, and included partners Arnie Grant, and John Vishneski, associates James Melchin and Matt Hancock, and senior paralegal Debbie Turner in Chicago; partners Allison Sizemore and Jennifer Smokelin, and associate Kyle Higgins in Pittsburgh; Sue Nieto, counsel, in Philadelphia; and Michael Correll, partner, in Dallas.

The merger with Protective Life offers growth opportunities for Revolos, its partners and customers.

Protective has provided F&I solutions to the automotive industry for more than 55 years. Revolos’ suite of diversified, full-service products complements Protective’s portfolio and distribution channels. The merger is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.

To view Protective’s news release on the transaction, visit businesswire.com.