Simon has more than 30 years’ experience representing underwriters, corporate and sovereign issuers and financial institutions in issuances of debt and equity securities with a particular focus on emerging markets.
In recent years Simon has been advising on a wide range of debt and equity transactions for issues and underwriters in CIS, Middle East and Europe.
- Recent Work
- advising America Movil S.A.B de C.V. on a €3bn Exchangeable Bond issue, the largest ever equity linked bond for a corporate issuer
- advising the bookrunners on the privatisation of HBL, the largest ever equity capital markets transaction in Pakistan.
Simon qualified as a solicitor in England in 1989 and in Hong Kong in 1991. Prior to joining Simmons & Simmons he was a partner in another international law firm. Apart from time working in London, he has also spent time in both Hong Kong and Moscow.