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Igor Fert
Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-2255
Fax: +1-212-455-2502

Igor’s practice is focused on complex corporate finance, securities, governance, and disclosure matters.

He has extensive experience advising private equity firms, public and private companies and boards of directors in connection with acquisition financings, IPOs, public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, corporate governance, shareholder activism, crisis management, and other securities and corporate law matters. Igor’s experience also includes the representation of investment banking clients in connection with IPOs and other securities offerings. 

Igor has advised clients in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, technology, media and entertainment, telecommunications, financial services, hospitality, foodservice distribution, and manufacturing.

Igor has also been active on pro bono and civic matters throughout his career. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Business Development Committee.

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Work Highlights
  • The Blackstone Group in multiple acquisitions and exit transactions, including financings related to its acquisition of JDA Software, Vivint Smart Home and Vivint Solar, SeaWorld, Service King, Apria Healthcare, Performance Food Group, Allied Security, AVINTIV and Celanese Corporation
  • Vivint Smart Home in multiple high yield note offerings and other financings
  • Performance Food Group in its IPO, secondary equity offerings and its inaugural high yield notes offering
  • SeaWorld Entertainment in its IPO, secondary equity offerings and other financings
  • Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated in connection with governance matters
  • Underwriters in secondary equity offerings by certain stockholders of Hyatt Hotel Corporation
  • Hilton Worldwide in a high yield notes offering
  • Underwriters in Vivint Solar's IPO
  • KKR in multiple acquisitions, including financings related to its acquisitions of Alliance Tire, Ipreo Holdings and Oriental Brewery
Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law, 1999 J.D.
  • Vilnus University, 1992 B.A.
Admissions
  • New York 2001

Igor Fert is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department. Igor's practice is focused on complex corporate finance, securities, governance, and disclosure matters. 

He has extensive experience advising private equity firms, public and private companies and boards of directors in connection with acquisition financings, IPOs, public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, corporate governance, shareholder activism, crisis management, and other securities and corporate law matters. 

Igor’s experience includes the representation of The Blackstone Group in connection with its acquisitions of JDA Software, Vivint Smart Home and Vivint Solar, SeaWorld, Service King, Performance Food Group, Apria Healthcare Group, Allied Security Holdings, AVINTIV and Celanese Corporation; the representation of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. in connection with its acquisitions of Alliance Tire, Ipreo Holdings and Oriental Brewery; the representation of Apax Partners in connection with its acquisition of The Trizetto Group; the representation of Snow Phipps Group in connection with its acquisition of LTI Holdings; and the representation of Vestar Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of National Mentor.

Igor’s experience also includes the representation of Performance Food Group, SeaWorld, Virgin Mobile USA, Mueller Water Products and Celanese Corporation in connection with their IPOs and numerous other public and private financing transactions; and the representation of public and private companies and boards of directors, in connection with corporate governance, shareholder activism, crisis management, disclosure and reporting and other matters.

Igor has represented a number of investment banking clients, including JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and BofA Merrill Lynch in connection with public and private offerings of debt and equity securities of various corporate issuers.

Igor joined Simpson Thacher in 1999 after receiving his J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a Managing Board Member of the Virginia Journal of International Law.

Igor has been active on pro bono and civic matters throughout his career. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Business Development Committee.

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