Charles M Fernandez
Founder of eApeiron, Chairman and CEO
Charles M. Fernandez is the Co-Founder, Chairman, and largest investor in Kempstar Partners, a transactional marketer of commodities in the energy and agricultural fields and an investor in the storage and transportation of these products. Prior to co-founding Kempstar, Charles founded Barnstar Funds and served as President and COO of Fairholme Capital Management.
Earlier in his career Charles was an investor, Board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Ivax Corporation, the largest generic pharmaceutical company in the United States at the time. Ivax was sold in 2005 for $9.9 billion.
In the course of his distinguished career, Charles has been involved in over 100 mergers, acquisitions and major restructurings. He played an instrumental role in the restructuring of GGP General Growth Properties, which was, at that time, the largest US real estate restructuring ever accomplished. Charles also helped engineer the multi billion-dollar spinoff of AIA in Asia from global insurer AIG.
Throughout his exceptional career, Charles has developed a deep network of industry veterans with outstanding business, legal, government and academic expertise. He has been a highly successful investor and executive in all business cycles, across a broad spectrum of large public companies and private entities.
Charles M Fernandez graduated from Florida International University with a double major in Finance and International Business.