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Clarke Willmott LLP

1 GEORGES SQUARE, BATH STREET, BRISTOL, BS1 6BA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 209 1000
Fax:
Fax 0345 209 2002
DX:
78247 BRISTOL
Email:
Web:
www.clarkewillmott.com

Simon Smith

Tel:
Work 0345 209 1350
Email:
Web:
www.clarkewillmott.com/find-a-solicitor/simon-smith/
Clarke Willmott LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Simon is a Partner in the Corporate team specialising in the acquisition and disposal of companies and businesses (domestic and cross-border), debt and equity fundraisings, reorganisations, demergers and corporate joint ventures. He also advises on company, LLP and partnership formations, general banking matters, compliance and corporate governance.


South West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Bristol

Within: Corporate and commercial: Bristol

Clarke Willmott LLP¬†provides ‚Äėsensible, practical, and fit-for-purpose advice‚Äô to mid-market corporates, owner-managed businesses and early-stage companies, for which it handles serial acquisition strategies and venture capital and private equity-backed transactions. The department also has extensive experience in cross-border deals and has been increasingly involved in inbound investment transactions since the 2016 referendum. In 2017, Simon Smith¬†assisted Addnode Group with its strategic expansion into the UK market through two parallel acquisitions: the ¬£23m acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Intrinsys, and the ¬£22m purchase of the entire issued share capital of Service Works Group. Notably, the group has a dedicated China desk, which is peopled by Mandarin-speakers and is managed by corporate department head Simon Thomas. Thomas advised Charlo Carabott and Wai Keung Lam on the multimillion-pound sale of their shareholding in Ventura Telecom Holdings to Hong Kong-based EcoAsia Technologies Holding. Robert Ridd¬†was promoted to partner and has been involved in multiple European cross-border transactions in 2017.

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