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Simon Evers

Phone: +44.20.7413.1328
Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London EC2N 1HQ
United Kingdom

Simon Evers is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s London office and a member of the Corporate Group. He has advised large corporations on a variety of significant cross-border M&A, joint venture, and other strategic corporate transactions. He also regularly advises clients on corporate governance, compliance, and general corporate matters.

Representative Matters

  • A.P. Moller–Maersk A/S on its disposal of Mercosul Line to CMA CGM; the establishment of its "2M" alliance with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company; and its aborted "P3" alliance with MSC and CMA CGM.
  • Verisk Analytics on its £1.85 billion acquisition of Wood Mackenzie from Hellman & Friedman and others; and its acquisition of Healix Risk Rating.
  • Technip on its $13 billion merger with FMC Technologies.
  • TeliaSonera on the $1 billion sale of its holding in Nepalese telecom operator Ncell to Axiata.
  • GO Scale Capital investor consortium on its acquisition of an 80.1 percent interest in Lumileds from Philips.
  • Morgan Stanley on the sale of its global oil merchanting business to Rosneft.
  • Tele2 AB on the $3.55 billion sale of its Russian operations to VTB Group.
  • Guggenheim on various transactions.
  • The French Government on the proposed BAE-EADS merger.
  • Delonex Energy on a $600 million investment by Warburg Pincus.
  • Premier Oil on its acquisition of Encore Oil.
  • Bunzl on its sale of Bunzl Vending Services to Autobar UK.
  • Ineos on the acquisition from Tessenderlo of its chlor-vinyls business.
  • Unilever on the sale of Sanex to Colgate-Palmolive.
  • Centrica on the sell down of its investments in a number of U.K. wind farms.
  • The Winding-up Board of Glitnir Bank on its restructuring.
  • Numerous capital markets transactions, including the initial public offering of Fidelity China Situations and a placing and open offer of 3i Infrastructure.


  • University of Oxford, B.A. classics (2003) first class honors
  • Nottingham Law School, LPC, GDL (2005)


Admitted to practice: Solicitor, England and Wales in 2007

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DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises Perfuturo Insurance AG on Acquisition of Argo Group’s Italian Insurance Business (Dec.29.2020)
Firm News / Announcement
"Is CFIUS One of the Few Things Crossing the Atlantic?," Corporate Alert (December 16, 2020). Contacts: Adelicia R. Cliffe, Simon Evers, Michelle J. Linderman, Amanda Kwagala, Nick Gibbon
Client Alert / Newsletter
DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises PETRA Group on its Acquisition of HWSI Realisation Fund (Jul.23.2020)
Firm News / Announcement
"COVID-19 Considerations in Private M&A," Corporate Alert (April 23, 2020). Contacts: Lex Eley, Simon Evers, Amanda Kwagala
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Restructuring Measures to Combat the Effects of COVID-19," Corporate Alert (April 20, 2020). Contacts: Cathryn Williams, Paul Muscutt, Andrew J. Knight, Simon Evers, Mark Meyer, Beth Bradley, Amanda Kwagala
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Temporary Measures for U.K. Listed Companies: Financial Reporting, Disclosure Obligations, Company Meetings and Capital Raisings," Corporate Alert (Current as of April 8, 2020). Contacts: Simon Evers, Amanda Kwagala
Client Alert / Newsletter
"U.K. Accelerating Plans to Go Driverless," Regulatory Alert (February 7, 2019). Contacts: Simon Evers, Cheryl A. Falvey, Maarten Stassen, Gordon McAllister
Client Alert / Newsletter
DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Represents Maersk Line on its Disposal of Mercosul Line (Jul.20.2017)
Firm News / Announcement
Deal Note: Crowell & Moring Represents Verisk Analytics, Inc. in Healix Risk Rating Acquisition (Feb.16.2017)
Firm News / Announcement
"This Month in International Trade — November 2016," International Trade Bulletin (December 8, 2016). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Carlton Greene, David (Dj) Wolff, Ian A. Laird, Eduardo Mathison, Elena Klonitskaya, Lorenzo Di Masi, Gordon McAllister, Edward Norman, Simon Evers, Matthew B. Welling
Client Alert / Newsletter

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