Jason Glover has agreed to join Simpson Thacher & Bartlett as a partner in the firm’s London office, where he will form a UK funds practice. He currently is a partner with Clifford Chance.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP announced today that Jason Glover will join the Firm as a Partner in its London office to establish a UK funds practice and expand its international private funds practice. Mr. Glover is currently a partner in the Global Private Funds practice at Clifford Chance.
Mr. Glover’s practice will focus on private fund formation, particularly private equity funds. He is a recognized global leader in this practice area having represented many of the most prominent European and developing market private equity firms in structuring complex global funds.
“We are delighted that Jason will join us,” said Pete Ruegger, Chairman of Simpson Thacher’s Executive Committee. “Jason is one of Europe’s preeminent private funds lawyers. His addition to our London office will complement our internationally recognized funds practice group and significantly enhance our ability to meet the needs of our clients in Europe and globally.”
“We are indeed fortunate to have someone of Jason’s extraordinary expertise and reputation joining our practice,” added Tom Bell, head of Simpson Thacher’s private funds practice. “His addition will give us an unmatched US/UK law ability to advise clients in this important and expanding practice area.”
Simpson Thacher has one of the world’s preeminent private funds practices. The Firm’s practice is global in scope and covers funds with a wide variety of investment criteria, including buyout funds, real estate funds, infrastructure/energy funds, venture capital funds, mezzanine funds, fund of funds, distressed debt funds and other credit oriented funds. The Firm represents many of the world’s best known fund sponsors as well as sophisticated fund investors.
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