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Simon Weller

Hong Kong, China Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms) , Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms)
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Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms) - China

Band 5

Simon Weller frequently handles high-profile cross-border corporate mandates for multinational clients in the consumer goods, food and beverage sectors. He heads the firm's global transactions practice group in Asia and receives praise from market peers, with one commenting: "He is a key person I would refer work to - you can trust him with a deal."
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Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms) - China

Band 4

Simon Weller offers extensive experience handling cross-border transactions on behalf of private equity and other institutional investors. A client describes him as an "all-round experienced lawyer" who "provides substantial advice."
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Simon heads Freshfields’ transactional practice in Asia and leads its Asia financial sponsors group. He specialises in public and private M&A, JVs and private equity transactions. He has experience advising a broad range of financial investors, corporates and investment banks on cross-border transactions.

Simon's recent experience includes advising Affinity Equity Partners on its acquisition of Trimco, Carlyle on its investment in Nxtra Data, CPP Investments on its participation in the take private of Virtusa Corporation, PepsiCo on its investment in HK-listed Natural Food International, and Tesco on the auction sales of its Thai and Malaysian businesses.

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