Simon Saitowitz



Simon is an associate in the London office of Weil with over 10 years’ experience in advising on private equity and M&A transactions. Simon was based in the firm’s New York office in 2008.

Representative experience as part of a team includes:

  • Advent International on its acquisition of DFS, Priory and Ammeraal Beltech and on the IPO of DFS
  • HgCapital in its acquisitions of Leasedrive Group and Zenith Vehicle Contracts Group and its disposals of ATC Group, SHL Group and Zenith Leasedrive
  • General Atlantic on its investment in Hyperion Insurance Group and Hyperion Insurance Group in its acquisition of RK Harrison
  • Public Sector Pension Investment Board, along with BC Partners, on the acquisition of Keter Plastics
  • Providence Equity Partners on its acquisition of Bite and investments in other Baltic telco companies
  • Oaktree Capital on the sale of the UK, Australian and Asian arms of Fitness First
  • Avista Capital and Nordic Capital on their take-private of Swiss-listed Acino
  • aPriori Capital on the sale of Inspiring Learning
  • Lion Capital on the sale of Kettle Chips
  • Baring Private Equity on its acquisition of Orangefield Group
  • EISER Infrastructure Partners on the sale of its European portfolio of infrastructure assets (including Belfast City Airport and ESP Pipelines)
  • Ramzi Rishani, co-founder of Longview Partners, on his sale of a minority interest in Longview Partners to Northill Capital

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