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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 power generation company.

In addition to his current focus on infrastructure transactions, Simon has broad cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets experience.

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.

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

News & insights

A coal power plant in Vietnam

Publications: 21 OCTOBER 2021

Indonesia passes carbon tax bill as part of GHG regulation effort

There are two important legislative developments in Indonesia as the country attempts to meet its obligations under the Paris Agreement. Indonesia’s House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat…

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System of pipes

Publications: 19 OCTOBER 2021

Carbon transport and storage in the UK

Today the UK Government has announced which two carbon transport and storage clusters have been successful in the initial phase of the UK Government's carbon capture, usage and storage cluster…

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Exterior of a modern office block with mirrored glass

News: 19 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advising Zopa on its USD300 million fundraising led by Softbank Vision Fund 2

Allen & Overy is advising digital bank Zopa on its latest round of fundraising. The bank, which was the world’s first peer-to-peer lender and is one of the UK’s newest digital banks, has raised…

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Publications: 18 OCTOBER 2021

Green pass: the obligation of green certifications in the working environments

The measures on the obligation to possess Green Certification Covid-19 for employees in the public and private sectors taking effect from 15 October 2021.

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