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Simon Amies is a corporate partner with over 25 years’ experience. Clients turn to Simon to guide them on mergers and acquisitions (public and private), IPOs and other capital-raising transactions, and venture and growth capital investments.

Simon is noted for his expertise in advising companies at all stages of their development, as well as investors and investment banks. He has particular expertise representing clients in the life sciences, technology and sustainable technology industries.

Some of Simon's deals have included advising Renesas Electronics Corporation on its €4.9 billion recommended cash offer for Dialog Semiconductor PLC, NCC Group PLC on its $220 million acquisition of the Intellectual Property Management business of Iron Mountain Inc. and £72.6 million placing, Zeus Capital as sole bookrunner and nominated adviser to Devolver Digital, Inc. on its $950 million AIM IPO and $260 million placing, and Arecor Therapeutics plc on its AIM IPO.

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

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