Geoffrey D. Fasel
Areas of Focus:Corporate Governance, Emerging Companies and Venture Capital, Intellectual Property Transactions and Due Diligence, Investment Advisers and Other Asset Managers, Leveraged Finance, Life Sciences, Mergers and Acquisitions, Non-Profit Organizations, Private Investment Funds, Real Estate Transactions, Registered Investment Companies, Securities and Capital Markets, Technology Licensing
Geoffrey Fasel is a trusted advisor to dynamic business leaders, leveraging his experience and relationships in the business and investment communities to understand and help achieve his clients’ specific nuanced goals. His understanding of his clients’ needs was shaped by his early experiences representing key leaders including the Stowers Institute and Bayer Animal Health and continues with a wide variety of entities from startup to mature companies, and private equity and venture capital firms.
Mr. Fasel represents clients at all stages of their venture’s life cycle — beginning with technology creation and protection, through formation and capital attraction, key third-party relationships, growth, maturity, and strategic exits. He leads his group in private securities placements, including real estate private equity, formation of VC and PE funds, and representation of companies seeking or having taken pooled investment. He also acts as outside general counsel for several prominent clients, navigating the broad spectrum of corporate, governance, and transactional matters, including joint ventures, restructurings, and licensing matters.
Awards & Recognition
- Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters Corporation), 2009-2013
- Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions Program, Class of 2011
- Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Big Five, Translational Medicine Initiative
Whether with his clients or not, Mr. Fasel enjoys travel and adventure with his wife and children, including music, mountain biking, and skiing.