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Gary Ho is an associate in our Corporate, Finance and Investments practice and concentrates primarily in insurance industry mergers and acquisitions, insurance-linked securities transactions, reinsurance, insurance law and general corporate matters.

Gary has been recognized as an “Associate to Watch” in the insurance transactional and regulatory space by Chambers USA in 2021 and 2022, where clients have noted that "he has outstanding subject matter expertise, and is highly commercial and incredibly client-focused"; "he did a great job for the entire process of our acquisition"; "he is detailed and thorough";  "he has a client-first stance, a great knowledge of insurance transactions, and provides quick and timely advice." He has also been cited by the Legal 500 United States.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School

B.A. Political Science, Cornell University

New Jersey

New York

Matters

Leading Japanese life insurance company in a $2 billion flow reinsurance transaction with Fortitude International Re;

T&D Life Group in a $2.1 billion capital raise for FGH Parent, L.P., the ultimate parent company of Fortitude Re;

T&D Life Group in regulatory aspects of $4 billion life reinsurance transaction with Fortitude Re;

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Leading Japanese life insurance company in a $2 billion flow reinsurance transaction with Fortitude International Re;

T&D Life Group in a $2.1 billion capital raise for FGH Parent, L.P., the ultimate parent company of Fortitude Re;

T&D Life Group in regulatory aspects of $4 billion life reinsurance transaction with Fortitude Re;

U.S. and Bermuda property casualty insurance companies in their $410 million loss portfolio reinsurance transaction with Fortitude Re;

Trive Capital in its acquisition of Allcat Claims Service, LLC;

T&D Life Group in Fortitude Re’s $2.2 billion acquisition of Prudential legacy variable annuity business;

Leading investment bank in multiple $2 billion Japanese fixed annuity reinsurance transactions;

Georgia-domiciled property casualty insurance company in acquisition of West Virginia-domiciled insurance company through a sponsored demutualization;

Arrowpoint Capital (formerly Royal & SunAlliance USA) in the sale of Arrowood Surplus Lines Insurance Company to Transverse Insurance Group, LLC;

Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd in its acquisition of Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte. Ltd.;

T&D Life Group in its $1.8 billion acquisition, with The Carlyle Group, of Fortitude Re from AIG;

Arch Capital in (i) acquisition of McNeil & Company, Inc. and (ii) $400 million loss portfolio transfer reinsurance transaction with Catalina;

Atlas Merchant Capital in $2.05 billion acquisition of Talcott Resolution, the run-off life insurance and annuity division of The Hartford;

Talcott Resolution buyer consortium in $9.6 billion structured settlement and fixed annuity reinsurance transaction with Global Atlantic;

Private equity firm in bid to acquire Fidelity & Guaranty Life;

Atlas Merchant Capital in $375 million equity capital raise for Somerset Reinsurance Ltd;

Security First Insurance Holdings, LLC in its $60 million senior note issuance and its subsidiary, Security First Insurance Company, in obtaining insurance licenses in New Jersey and Connecticut.

Lemonade Group in its 2016 launch of an online homeowners' insurance company;

Nomura in $1 billion in reserve financing transactions;

Credit Agricole in $900 million Triple X and Guideline AXXX reserve financing transactions;

Leading investment bank in $2 billion Japanese variable annuity reinsurance transaction;

Reservoir Capital and Black Diamond Capital in acquisition of SBLI USA Mutual Life Insurance through a sponsored demutualization;

ORIX and its subsidiary, ORIX Life Insurance, in $1.4 billion acquisition of Hartford Life Insurance K.K. from The Hartford.

Matters

Leading Japanese life insurance company in a $2 billion flow reinsurance transaction with Fortitude International Re;

T&D Life Group in a $2.1 billion capital raise for FGH Parent, L.P., the ultimate parent company of Fortitude Re;

T&D Life Group in regulatory aspects of $4 billion life reinsurance transaction with Fortitude Re;

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Matters

Leading Japanese life insurance company in a $2 billion flow reinsurance transaction with Fortitude International Re;

T&D Life Group in a $2.1 billion capital raise for FGH Parent, L.P., the ultimate parent company of Fortitude Re;

T&D Life Group in regulatory aspects of $4 billion life reinsurance transaction with Fortitude Re;

U.S. and Bermuda property casualty insurance companies in their $410 million loss portfolio reinsurance transaction with Fortitude Re;

Trive Capital in its acquisition of Allcat Claims Service, LLC;

T&D Life Group in Fortitude Re’s $2.2 billion acquisition of Prudential legacy variable annuity business;

Leading investment bank in multiple $2 billion Japanese fixed annuity reinsurance transactions;

Georgia-domiciled property casualty insurance company in acquisition of West Virginia-domiciled insurance company through a sponsored demutualization;

Arrowpoint Capital (formerly Royal & SunAlliance USA) in the sale of Arrowood Surplus Lines Insurance Company to Transverse Insurance Group, LLC;

Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd in its acquisition of Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte. Ltd.;

T&D Life Group in its $1.8 billion acquisition, with The Carlyle Group, of Fortitude Re from AIG;

Arch Capital in (i) acquisition of McNeil & Company, Inc. and (ii) $400 million loss portfolio transfer reinsurance transaction with Catalina;

Atlas Merchant Capital in $2.05 billion acquisition of Talcott Resolution, the run-off life insurance and annuity division of The Hartford;

Talcott Resolution buyer consortium in $9.6 billion structured settlement and fixed annuity reinsurance transaction with Global Atlantic;

Private equity firm in bid to acquire Fidelity & Guaranty Life;

Atlas Merchant Capital in $375 million equity capital raise for Somerset Reinsurance Ltd;

Security First Insurance Holdings, LLC in its $60 million senior note issuance and its subsidiary, Security First Insurance Company, in obtaining insurance licenses in New Jersey and Connecticut.

Lemonade Group in its 2016 launch of an online homeowners' insurance company;

Nomura in $1 billion in reserve financing transactions;

Credit Agricole in $900 million Triple X and Guideline AXXX reserve financing transactions;

Leading investment bank in $2 billion Japanese variable annuity reinsurance transaction;

Reservoir Capital and Black Diamond Capital in acquisition of SBLI USA Mutual Life Insurance through a sponsored demutualization;

ORIX and its subsidiary, ORIX Life Insurance, in $1.4 billion acquisition of Hartford Life Insurance K.K. from The Hartford.

Credentials

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School

B.A. Political Science, Cornell University

New Jersey

New York