Expertise

Simon regularly advises public companies listed on the Main Market and AIM on the full range of corporate finance transactions. He has particular expertise in public M&A, having previously spent a two year secondment as Secretary to the Takeover Panel. 

Recent transactions include advising:

  • Rothermere Continuation on the £3.1bn reorganisation and related takeover of Daily Mail and General Trust plc 
  • Sanne Group plc on its £1.5bn takeover by the Apex Group
  • IMImobile plc on a £543m recommended offer from Cisco Systems, Inc
  • J.P. Morgan Cazenove on Triton Funds' £1.2bn offer for Clinigen Group plc
  • A&J Mucklow Group plc on the £415m recommended offer from LondonMetric Property plc
  • Lambert Energy Advisory on DNO ASA's £642m hostile takeover of Faroe Petroleum plc
  • GVC Holdings plc on its up to £4 billion takeover of Ladbrokes Coral Group plc
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