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Simon Sharpe is a partner and a member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions groups.

Simon represents public and private companies and private…

Simon Sharpe is a partner and a member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions groups.

Simon represents public and private companies and private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, minority investments and restructurings. He also has experience with spinoffs, secondaries, bankruptcy sales, credit bids, tender offers and recapitalizations, and frequently counsels clients on a variety of securities law, corporate governance, commercial and strategic matters.

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Beyond its devastating human toll, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a historic impact on the U.S. economy, causing tens of millions of Americans to lose employment and numerous businesses to temporarily or permanently shutter. This presents an environment ripe for distressed M&A activity. Will U.S. antitrust law stand in the way of the economic forces spurring such consolidation? U.S. antitrust enforcers have historically viewed industry consolidation suspiciously, considering it better to let troubled businesses naturally run their course. But does that view apply in the context of a rapid economic downturn, particularly where the underlying cause is an environmental health…

About

Simon Sharpe is a partner and a member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions groups.

Simon represents public and private companies and private…

Simon Sharpe is a partner and a member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions groups.

Simon represents public and private companies and private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, minority investments and restructurings. He also has experience with spinoffs, secondaries, bankruptcy sales, credit bids, tender offers and recapitalizations, and frequently counsels clients on a variety of securities law, corporate governance, commercial and strategic matters.