Simon has been involved in a wide range of commercial transactions. He has been especially involved in utilities-related transactions, including M&A, regulation, financing, and contracts and in banking transactions of all kinds including, in particular, project and acquisition finance. He has also been engaged in a number of restructuring and insolvency matters, particularly since the onset of the credit crunch in September 2007. He has also been involved in a number of arbitrations in the energy sector.
Recent highlights include advising:
- Wessex Water on its £300m debut bond issuance under its new Sustainable Finance Framework
- YTL Power International Berhad on the acquisition of the power plant and associated assets of Tuaspring Pte and associated financing
- Everton Football Club on the financing of the Club’s new stadium
- A Middle East power generator on USD5billion plus arbitration