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Simon Evers

Partner


Simon Evers is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s London office and a member of the Corporate Group. He advises international and domestic public companies, mid-sized and emerging businesses and investment firms on a wide range of M&A, equity financing, and other corporate matters.

Representative Matters

  • PETRA on its public acquisition of HWSI Realisation Fund Limited.
  • Philantra on its acquisition of Argo Group’s Italian insurance business.
  • 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 proposed "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.
  • Tele2 AB on the $3.55 billion sale of its Russian operations to VTB Group.
  • Delonex Energy on a $600 million investment by Warburg Pincus.
  • Premier Oil on its public 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.

Education

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

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: Solicitor, England and Wales in 2007

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"CFIUS’s U.K. Landing Now Complete – The National Security and Investment Act is Now in Full Force," Antitrust Law Alert (February 22, 2022). Contacts: Peter Broadhurst, Simon Evers, Michelle J. Linderman, Amanda Kwagala
Client Alert / Newsletter
"CFIUS Has Definitively Crossed the Atlantic, but Is Yet to Complete Its U.K. Landing," Corporate Alert (May 6, 2021). Contacts: Peter Broadhurst, Simon Evers, Michelle J. Linderman, Amanda Kwagala
Client Alert / Newsletter
DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises Perfuturo Insurance AG on Acquisition of Argo Group’s Italian Insurance Business (December 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
Client Alert / Newsletter
DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises PETRA Group on its Acquisition of HWSI Realisation Fund (July 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, Gordon McAllister, Maarten Stassen
Client Alert / Newsletter

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