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Simon Clark

Partner

New York

Clark Simon
Simon Clark

Partner

New York

Simon is a partner in our Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure group based in New York. He specializes in advising private equity funds and other sponsors in their energy and infrastructure investments in the Americas.

Prior to joining A&O, Simon was Deputy General Counsel at an international company focused on developing power generation projects and operating a portfolio of over 30 thermal, wind, hydro and solar power plants. In addition to his current focus on infrastructure deals, Simon has broad cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets experience. Simon has lived and worked in Latin America and Europe over several years and is fluent in Spanish and French, with functional Portuguese.

In 2004-05, Simon was a law clerk to Chief Judge Anthony J. Scirica of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia.

Other noteworthy experience includes advising:

  • Prostar Capital on its USD250 million acquisition from NuStar Energy LP of the Statia crude oil storage terminal located on the island of St. Eustatius in the Caribbean.
  • Carlyle Infrastructure Partners on the USD8.5bn financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the redevelopment of Terminal 1 at JFK airport.
  • Conrac Solutions LLC on their sale of a 50% interest and joint venture arrangement with The Related Companies.
  • Conrac Solutions Capital LLC in connection with the development and financing of consolidated rental car facilities (CONRAC) at Newark Liberty International Airport. (Americas P3 Deal of the Year – PFI Yearbook 2019)
  • Dutch Infrastructure Fund on the financing of its acquisition of American Roads LLC, an owner of a portfolio of tolled bridges and tunnels in Michigan and Alabama.
  • EQT Infrastructure on its acquisition of Global Gateway South Container Terminal, a container terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, from global shipping line CMA CGM Group.
  • 3i Infrastructure fund on its acquisition of Smarte Carte Inc., a leading concessionaire of airport luggage carts and other services.
  • North Haven Infrastructure Partners as lead equity sponsor in the Altan consortium’s winning bid for the USD7 billion Red Compartida wireless telecommunications network project in Mexico.
  • Hanjin Shipping on its sale of a majority interest in Total Terminals International, a container terminal in Long Beach, California, to Terminals Investment Limited (TIL), in a sale approved pursuant to a Chapter 15 U.S. Bankruptcy Court proceeding.
  • Axium Infrastructure and Engie North America in connection with their successful bid for the Ohio State University's Comprehensive Energy Management Project.

Expertise

Practices

Banking and Finance

Projects

Public Law

Sectors

Energy

Office

New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2005

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2004

Academic

J.D., New York University School of Law, 2003

A.B., Harvard College, 1996

Experience highlights

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News: 02 JUNE 2020

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Key regulatory topics

Publications: 01 JUNE 2020

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Allen & Overy advised the financiers to NBN Co Limited on AUD6.1 billion of bilateral credit facilities

News: 29 MAY 2020

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