Kevin Fischer is the co-leader of the firm’s Private Equity Group. He regularly advises private equity funds and public and private company clients in connection with a broad range of corporate transactional matters. Mr. Fischer has significant experience with multinational and domestic mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, corporate restructurings, joint ventures, public and private offerings of securities, general commercial transactions and corporate governance matters. He has counseled clients in cross-border transactions in Europe, Asia, North America and South America. Mr. Fischer has experience across a broad range of industries, including aerospace/defense, business services, energy, financial services and insurance, hospitality, gaming, manufacturing and industrial products, technology and telecommunications.
Mr. Fischer is also the leader of the firm’s Captive Insurance Group and its Transactional and Regulatory Insurance Group. Mr. Fischer’s insurance practice focuses on assisting clients with the design, formation and licensing of captive insurance companies, negotiating reinsurance treaties, insurance company merger and acquisition transactions and insurance regulatory matters.
Mr. Fischer’s experience has included the representation of:
Emerson Electric Co. in connection with numerous acquisition and divestiture transactions, including transactions in Mexico and the United Kingdom
Energizer Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of the Schick razor business from Pfizer Inc.
AEA Investors LP in connection with numerous acquisition, divestiture and financing transactions
Sprint Nextel Corporation in connection with acquisitions of FCC licenses and various owned and leased telecommunications assets
Publicly traded companies in connection with various international restructuring transactions
A Fortune 100 company in connection with the design and formation of a captive insurance company, including obtaining regulatory approval for the captive’s stop loss reinsurance product
A national association made up of over 5,000 member firms throughout the U.S. in connection with the formation of a captive insurance company that offers health insurance through a fronted reinsurance arrangement to members of an association, including the negotiation of reinsurance agreements with several health insurers
Bar and Court Admissions
Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1996
The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., with high honors, 1993
Speeches and Seminars
“Captive Insurance Company Structuring and Formation,” Speaker, Missouri Captive Insurance Association Educational Program, June 2012
“Captive Insurance as an Alternative Risk Financing Approach," Speaker, Bryan Cave LLP Public Company Forum, January 2013