Simon has broad experience in corporate advisory (including shareholder requisitions and board spills), private and public M&A, and equity capital markets in both Australia and the UK. Simon has advised in connection with takeovers, schemes of arrangement and private M&A transactions. He has also advised on a number of fundraisings including IPOs, rights issues and placements acting for both issuers and underwriters.
Simon is also an expert in corporate governance and regularly presents on corporate governance issues including at the Governance Institute.
Simon spent four years working in London where he advised corporates and investment banks, including, among others, advising the underwriters on the US$15.2 billion rights issue by Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited (the first ever rights issue by a DLC) and advising Lonmin plc on its successful defence of a £5.6 billion takeover by Xstrata plc.
Simon has worked on a number of significant transactions, both public and private including:
Mergers and Acquisitions
Equity Capital Markets