Simon is partner of PwC Legal and heading the practice group Corporate, M&A and Restructuring in Frankfurt. He joined PwC in 2011.
After qualifying as attorney-at-law in 2006 he worked in the Corporate Restructuring practice of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Simon has thirteen years of experience in corporate, M&A, corporate finance and insolvency law. He holds a Doctoral degree and a Master of Business Law degree of the University of Cologne.
Simon speaks German, English and French.
Simon has extensive experience in advising on national and international restructurings, post-merger integrations and carve-outs. He worked with several leading IT, Pharma & Healthcare and automotive companies.
He is recognized as leading expert in Global Transformation Projects such as global reorganizations, post deal integrations and carve-outs. He leads an expert group of German inhouse lawyers on aspects of global post deal integrations and carve-outs and is co-author of the corresponding study issued by BUJ in 2019.
•Global integration of Cray for Hewlett-Packard in 20 jurisdictions
•Global carve-out of Animal Health business for Bayer in 44 jurisdictions
•Global integration of Monsanto for Bayer in 72 jurisdictions
•Global integration of Merial for Boehringer Ingelheim in 33 jurisdictions
•Global integration of Samsung printer business for HP Inc. in
•Global integration of Sigma-Aldrich for Merck KGaA in 55 jurisdictions
•Global carve-out of SGL Carbon SE’s business unit Graphite Electrodes in 14 jurisdictions
•Global integration of AZ for Merck KGaA in 9 jurisdictions
•Global integration of hybris for SAP SE in 14 jurisdictions
•Global integration of Ariba and SuccessFactors for SAP SE in
•Global restructuring of the S&B Group in 14 jurisdictions
•Global integration of Millipore for Merck KGaA in 12 jurisdictions
•Global integration for NTT DATA in 14 jurisdictions
•Global integrations of EDS, 3Com and Palm for HP in 90 jurisdictions (prior to PwC)