Spencer A.G. Curtis focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestitures, equity investments, joint ventures, and general corporate and governance matters. Spencer has experience representing strategic companies and private equity funds in cross-border and domestic public and private transactions. While he works across all industries, Spencer has a strong focus on highly regulated industries, including the insurance, financial services, energy, and infrastructure sectors in particular.
MDAdvantage, a New Jersey–based medical professional liability insurance company, in its sale to Mag Mutual Insurance
Aspen Insurance in the sale of its US and UK surety operations to Amynta Group
GoodWorks Insurance in the sale of Goodworks Financial Group to Assured Partners
The board of directors of NORCAL Mutual Insurance Co., a provider of medical professional liability insurance and risk management solutions to physicians, medical groups, hospitals, clinics, and allied healthcare, in its $450 million sale to ProAssurance Corp.
Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. in the $68.4 million sale of AgriLogic Insurance Services, a company that provides crop insurance, risk management, and grain marketing expertise, to CGB Diversified Services, Inc.
Tokio Marine Kiln Group in its acquisition of WNC Holding Co., a holding company for insurance service providers
Oregon Insurance Department in connection with its review and approval of a joint venture between Moda Health Plan and Delta Dental of California, wherein Delta invested $152 million of new equity capital for a 49.5% interest in Moda Health Plan’s parent company
Aspen Insurance Holdings in its acquisition of AgriLogic Insurance Services
Bermuda-based insurance runoff company Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. in its acquisition of United States Sports Insurance Co. LLC, a Washington, DC–domiciled captive insurance company wholly owned by USA Swimming Inc.
A group of lenders, led by Apollo Global Management and Brigade Capital Management, in connection with the restructuring of certain indebtedness of Medical Card System Inc., one of the largest managed care organizations in Puerto Rico
Babson Capital Management LLC as investment adviser for certain lenders in connection with mezzanine financing transactions
Guy Carpenter & Company LLC in several of its strategic acquisitions
Representation and warranty insurance providers in support of their transaction risk underwriting processes
Energy & Infrastructure Transactions
HQI US Holding LLC, a subsidiary of Hydro-Québec, in its approximately $2 billion acquisition of Great River Hydro LLC, the owner of 13 hydropower-generating stations in New England, from an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC
Energy Capital Partners in its approximately $410 million acquisition from Orsted of a 50% interest in a portfolio of wind and solar farms
American Electric Power Company Inc. in its $2.846 billion sale of Kentucky Power Company and AEP Kentucky Transmission Company Inc. to Liberty Utilities Co., a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
Summit Utilities Inc. in its $2.15 billion acquisition of the Arkansas and Oklahoma gas distribution utility businesses of CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
Penske Media Corp. in its investment in SXSW LLC
DentalOne Partners in its sale to Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners
The investment arm of a large department store chain in its cross-border investment in a downstream payment processor
Court Square Capital Partners in connection with the $735 million sale of Vestcom International Inc., a leading in-store marketing firm, to an affiliate of Charlesbank Capital Partners
Vestcom International Inc., a portfolio company owned by Court Square Capital Partners, in its acquisition of Information Planning & Management Service Inc. d/b/a EJ Caimen, a Virginia-based provider of innovative shelf-edge products and services to retailers throughout the United States
An affiliate of Court Square Capital Partners in connection with the sale of its offset printing assets
Hitachi Metals America in its acquisition of HTP-Meds LLC and Hi-Tech Machine and Fabrication LLC, two medical equipment component manufacturers based in Rhode Island
Villanova University School of Law, 2013, J.D.
Villanova University, 2010, B.S., Economics
US District Court for the District of Connecticut
Awards and Affiliations
Ones to Watch, Corporate Law, Hartford, The Best Lawyers in America (2023, 2024)