Geri Anne McEvoy

Partner

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8877
F 212 728 9877
gmcevoywillkie.com

Geri Anne McEvoy is a partner in the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Department. Geri Anne’s practice focuses on the executive compensation and employee benefits aspects of corporate transactions, tax and securities laws relating to executive compensation and employee benefits, and preparation of various types of executive compensation and employee benefits arrangements, including employment agreements, equity plans, bonus plans, and deferred compensation arrangements. Geri Anne represents executives and both public and private companies.

Geri Anne McEvoy is a partner in the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Department. Geri Anne’s practice focuses on the executive compensation and employee benefits aspects of corporate transactions, tax and securities laws relating to executive compensation and employee benefits, and preparation of various types of executive compensation and employee benefits arrangements, including employment agreements, equity plans, bonus plans, and deferred compensation arrangements. Geri Anne represents executives and both public and private companies.

Selected Significant Matters

Geri Anne’s experience includes advising on the executive compensation and employee benefits aspects of various corporate transactions. Geri Anne frequently works with private equity sponsors, including Aquiline Capital Partners, Centerbridge Partners, CIP Capital, Court Square Capital Partners, Genstar Capital, Tenex Capital Management and Warburg Pincus, as well as their portfolio companies, on such matters. Geri Anne also handles executive compensation and employee matters in strategic M&A transactions. Additionally, Geri Anne advises on executive compensation and employee benefits aspects of initial public offerings and restructurings. Representative matters include:

  • Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Novelion Therapeutics, in its recapitalization, whereby Amryt Pharma Plc agreed to acquire 100% of Aegerion's reorganized stock
  • Allied World in its acquisition by Fairfax Financial for $4.9 billion in cash and stock
  • Allstate in its $1.43 billion acquisition of SquareTrade
  • Aquiline Capital Partners and Genstar Capital in their acquisition of AssetMark and Altegris from Genworth Financial
  • AssetMark (a portfolio company of Aquiline Capital Partners and Genstar Capital) in its sale to Huatai Securities
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in its acquisition by Endo International plc
  • Centerbridge Partners in its acquisition of Superior Vision Corporation
  • CIP Capital in its investments in of Benefits Resource, People 2.0 Global, LP, and Sales Benchmark Index
  • Clovis Oncology in its initial public offering
  • Cowen Group in its initial public offering following its combination with Ramius
  • Genstar Capital in its investments in OEConnection, Apex Group, Institutional Shareholder Services, Mercer Advisors, and Sphera
  • GFI Group in its $778 million sale to BGC Partners
  • Jay Alix, founder of AlixPartners, in the acquisition of an ownership stake in the business from CVC Capital Partners in a transaction that valued AlixPartners at more than $2.5 billion
  • Loyale Healthcare’s in its sale to RevSpring
  • MedAssets in its agreement to be acquired by Pamplona Capital Management for $2.7 billion
  • Protective Life Corporation in its $1.2 billion acquisition of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company’s individual life insurance and annuity business
  • Providence Equity Partners and Warburg Pincus in their $1.15 billion sale of Telcordia Technologies to Ericsson
  • Tenex Capital Management in its investments in Smile Design and Wolf Home Products
  • Victory Capital in its acquisitions of USAA Asset Management Company, Munder Capital and Compass EMP
  • Victory Capital in its $152 million initial public offering
  • Virtus Investment Partners in its acquisition of RidgeWorth Investments