John Kaercher

Senior Associate

john.kaercher@bakerbotts.com

Austin

P: +1.512.322.2596 F: +1.512.322.8396
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John Kaercher provides ongoing representation to corporate clients, including public issuers, private companies and venture capital and private equity funds. He advises clients regarding all manner of corporate issues, including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases, SEC compliance and disclosure, corporate governance and other general corporate matters.

Related Experience

Mergers & Acquisitions/Joint Ventures

  • Representation of Starz in its $4.4 billion merger with Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
  • Representation of energy-focused clients, including EQT Corporation, EQT Midstream Partners, Jones Energy, American Resource Development and WhiteWater Midstream, in connection with M&A transactions and joint ventures in excess of $10 billion
  • Representation of technology-related clients, including Toshiba Corporation, Wolters Kluwer, DXC Technology, Dell Technologies and ESO Solutions, in multiple domestic and cross-border buy- and sell-side M&A transactions in excess of $750 million
  • Representation of industrial manufacturers and distributors in M&A transactions totaling approximately $500 million
  • Representation of SLM Corporation in its $7.0 billion spin-off of Navient Corporation
  • Representation of Xtreme Power, Inc. in the sale of substantially all of its assets pursuant to section 363 of the bankruptcy code

Private Equity/Venture Capital

  • Representation of of energy-focused private equity firm in investments and joint ventures totaling over $2.5 billion
  • Representation of energy-focused private equity firm in co-investments totaling over $1.5 billion
  • Representation of institutional investors in investments totaling $1 billion to funds managed by Och-Ziff
  • Representation of multiple life sciences and technology companies in early and late stage venture capital financings and general corporate matters
  • Representation of a venture capital fund in several early and late stage venture capital financings
  • Representation of a clean energy company issuer in multiple convertible and senior notes offerings

Capital Markets

  • Representation of Liberty Media Corporation in primary and secondary offerings totaling over $2.3 billion
  • Representation of NYSE-listed oil and gas company in $376 million financing through a combination of an underwritten public offering, a registered direct offering and a private placement of senior notes
  • Representation of NYSE-listed oil and gas company in $140 million financing involving concurrent offerings of common stock and convertible preferred stock
  • Representation of NYSE-listed midstream MLP in its $282 million initial public offering
  • Representation of various underwriters in initial public offerings totaling over $1.0 billion
  • Representation of placement agents and initial purchasers in 144A equity offerings totaling approximately $500 million
  • Representation of institutional investors and placement agents in PIPE offering totaling approximately $200 million

Awards & Community

Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer-Rising Star (Thomson Reuters), 2018

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