Simon Amies

Simon Amies

Simon Amies is a partner in Covington’s London corporate practice group whose practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, private equity and venture capital, joint ventures, and general corporate matters.  Mr. Amies’ experience includes working on a broad variety of transactions, including cross-border acquisitions and disposals involving both public and private companies, IPOs and securities offerings on the main and AIM markets of the LSE and other international markets, private equity and venture capital investments, and joint ventures and strategic transactions in emerging markets.

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Covington CleanEquity Conversations: AI and IoT – Benefits, Risks, and the Role of Regulation

On March 8-9, 2018, a bespoke group of approximately 200 leading entrepreneurs, investors and advisors focused on deploying and commercializing cutting edge technologies gathered in Monte Carlo from across the globe for the 11th annual CleanEquity® Monaco Conference.  Complementing other plenary sessions and emerging company presentations, the conference initiated a new feature — Covington CleanEquity … Continue Reading

Competition Inquiry into the UK Energy Market

When Labour leader Ed Miliband made a promise in September 2013 to freeze household fuel bills for 20 months if he were to win next year’s election, he instantly made energy supply and pricing one of the central election topics in the UK.  Prime Minister David Cameron’s immediate response was to cut green levies paid … Continue Reading
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