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Simon specialises in all aspects of real estate finance, having experience in domestic and international finance. Simon advises on senior, mezzanine and equity structures in real estate, hotel, healthcare and education financings. He acts on a wide range of financings, ranging from construction finance, syndicated, securitised debt for the private sector, to bond finance for housing associations.
Simon is recognised as being a leader in real estate finance having been given the top ranking in the guides for many years. "vast knowledge, which he imparts in a way that can be understood. He doesn't hide behind jargon and is great in negotiations." - Chambers 2012 "praised for his "pragmatism and ability to see the wider picture" (Chambers & Partners 2010) "… . Always listening to the other side, but also knowing when to attack" (Chambers & Partners 2009) "… a bank in a substantial transaction wanting an experienced, personable guy should go to the guru, Simon Kildahl" (Chambers & Partners 2008) He has also been recommended for many years as a legal expert in banking, housing association finance and real estate by the Legal Business Experts guide. Qualified in 1981, Simon is based in London as a partner in the Simmons & Simmons banking group which forms part of the financial markets department.