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6 NEW STREET SQUARE, NEW FETTER LANE, LONDON, EC4A 3BF, ENGLAND
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DMH Stallard LLP, Chris Simmons, London, ENGLAND

Chris Simmons

Tel:
Work 020 7822 1526
Email:
DMH Stallard LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Chris has a broad corporate practice, which covers debt and equity capital markets, public and private M&A, private equity and infrastructure, and he has developed industry know-how in the oil and natural resources, renewable energy, TMT and hotel sectors. Chris’ transactional experience includes advising: premium listed Global Resources Investment Trust Plc on its £44.5m IPO and simultaneous share swaps with 41 natural resources companies; multiple large M&A transactions within the solar PV sector; AIM listed Plutus PowerGen Plc (formerly IPSO Ventures Plc) on the January 2013 demerger of its investment portfolio and reduction of capital, and the subsequent 2014 reverse take over of Attune Energy Ltd; Secret Sales Limited on its January 2012 £6.3m investment from a syndicate of institutional investors, which included Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures, Pentech Ventures and OCP Innovation (a fund managed by Partech) and subsequent fundraisings; Shore Capital on Inspired Energy plc’s November 2011 fundraising of approximately £3.4m and concurrent AIM listing; Cape Sierra Hotel Company Limited on the September 2011 US$41m financing project for the new development of Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel in Sierra Leone – this high profile deal was shortlisted for the ‘African Deal of the Year’ in the African Banker Awards 2011; SpaceandPeople Plc on its May 2010 £6.3m acquisition of Retail Profile Holdings Limited, and the associated fundraising on AIM to finance the acquisition; Hallin Marine Subsea International Plc, an AIM listed company incorporated in the Isle of Man, on its January 2010 £103.5m acquisition by scheme of arrangement by Superior Energy Services (UK) Limited; Grafton Resource Investments Ltd, a limited liability closed-ended investment company incorporated in the Cayman Islands, in respect of its launch, c. 50 shares swaps to create an investment portfolio in the mineral and natural resources sector (valued at €82.73m at 31 July 2009 NAV), and its listing on the on the Irish Stock Exchange; and companies and administrators on corporate rescues (including pre-packs) and distressed transactions.

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