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Richard Pero

General Counsel

Richard Pero

Richard serves as the General Counsel of XL Innovate, as well as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Investments and Alternative Capital at XL Catlin. In these roles, Richard advises senior management on the development, implementation and operation of a variety of asset management, structured finance and capital markets transactions and initiatives. Richard also has experience advising on mergers, acquisitions, and securities-related matters.

Prior to joining XL Catlin, Richard was at AIG as Managing Director and Senior Counsel in AIG’s Investments Division. He was also a corporate associate at Morrison Foerster and at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Prior to law school, Richard worked at UBS as a project and trade finance analyst.

Richard earned his BA in Economics at University of Connecticut and his JD at Harvard Law School.