Thomas A. Spencer is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. Thomas’ focus includes mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, joint ventures, capital markets transactions and general corporate and securities advice.


Thomas has advised on the following significant matters:

  • SageSure in its proposed acquisition of GeoVera Advantage Insurance Services, Inc., the managing general agent of GeoVera, and a related client in its proposed acquisition of GeoVera’s insurance carriers 
  • Orange Insurance Exchange on its formation and launch in the Florida property insurance market
  • Insight Partners and portfolio company Keeper Security on Summit Partners’ equity investment in Keeper Security
  • Stone Point Capital in the formation of an independent Managing General Agency with AIG serving High Net Worth and Ultra High Net Worth markets
  • Second Nature Brands, a portfolio company of CapVest Partners, in its acquisition of Brownie Brittle
  • CapVest Partners in its acquisition of Second Nature Brands
  • CM Group, a portfolio company of Insight Partners, on its merger with Cheetah Digital
  • FFL Partners in its sale of Church’s Chicken®, one of the world’s largest quick service chicken restaurant chains, to High Bluff Capital Partners and investment funds managed by FS Investments
  • Appriss, a portfolio company of Insight Partners and Clearlake, in its acquisition of PatientPing, a care collaboration software provider, and its sale of Appriss Insights, LLC, a wholly owned business unit, to Equifax, Inc. for $1.825 billion
  • CURO Group in connection with the merger of Katapult Holding, Inc. with FinServ Acquisition Corp., a SPAC
  • AdaptHealth Corp. in its $2 billion acquisition of home medical equipment provider AeroCare
  • AdaptHealth Corp., a leading home medical equipment and supplies company, in equity investments from One Equity Partners and Deerfield Management in connection with AdaptHealth’s acquisitions of Solara Medical Supplies, LLC and ActivStyle, Inc.
  • FFL Partners and its portfolio company Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) in the sale of CPI to Wendel
  • RenaissanceRe in connection with the formation of its rated vehicle Vermeer Re
  • Insight Partners and Appriss on Clearlake Capital’s equity investment in Appriss
  • CSAT Solutions in its sale to Insight Equity
  • Court Square Capital Partners and its portfolio company, Research Now, Inc., in connection with the merger of Research Now and Survey Sampling International, Inc.
  • RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. in its $1.5 billion deal to acquire Tokio Millennium Re, the reinsurance platform of Tokio Marine Holdings Inc.
  • Glatfelter Insurance Group in its acquisition by American International Group, Inc.
  • Genstar Capital in its acquisition of Institutional Shareholder Services from Vestar Capital Partners
  • OSG Billing Services in its acquisition of Microdynamics Group
  • Aquiline Capital Partners in its acquisition of OSG Billing Services
  • A consortium of institutional investors in a transaction to purchase up to $5 billion worth of consumer loans from Prosper Marketplace Inc.
  • Dormakaba Group, as U.S. counsel, in its $725 million acquisition of Stanley Black & Decker’s Mechanical Security businesses
  • AIG in its sale of a 73% interest in NSM Insurance Group to an affiliate of ABRY Partners
  • Insight Venture Partners in connection with a $250 million funding round for Tenable Network Security
  • Appriss in its acquisition of The Retail Equation
  • Insight Venture Partners in its investment in Thycotic
  • New Breed Holding Company in its $615 million acquisition by XPO Logistics, Inc.
  • iParadigms in connection with its $752 million sale to Insight Venture Partners and GIC, Signapore’s sovereign wealth fund, from majority owner Warburg Pincus
  • Seven Mile Capital Partners in its acquisition of Microporous Products from Polypore International Inc. for $120 million
  • The Tinopolis Group in its acquisition of “Top Chef” producer Magical Elves and its entry into a new production company called Tollbooth Group
  • Platinum Equity in its connection with the financing of its acquisition of Sensis Pty Ltd.



Harvard Law School, J.D., 2013 University of Missouri - Columbia, 2010

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