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Simon Clinton

Consultant to Clifford Chance

Consultant to Clifford Chance
Simon Clinton

Simon Clinton has more than 25 years' experience in advising UK and international corporate clients on their acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures across a wide range of sectors.

  • SDIC Power Holdings (a subsidiary of State Development & Investment Corporation) on its acquisition of the Beatrice and Inch Cape Scottish wind farm projects from Repsol
  • Kellogg on its acquisition of a 50% stake in Multipro, a leading distribution company in Nigeria and Ghana and a separate joint venture with Tolaram Africa to develop Kellogg branded snacks and cereals for the West Africa market
  • Mondelēz International Inc., formerly Kraft Foods Inc., on various matters, including: its joint venture with JAB Holding Company to acquire Keurig Green Mountain for USD$13.9 billion; the combination of its global coffee business with D.E Master Blenders 1753 to form Jacobs Douwe Egberts, the world’s leading pure play coffee company, with revenue in excess of EUR€5 billion; its GBP£11.9 billion takeover of Cadbury plc and on the spin-off of its North American grocery business
  • EADS in the creation of its Euro 4 billion missiles joint venture with BAE Systems and Finmeccanica
  • Fuji Photo Film Co. Ltd on its acquisition of Avecia’s inkjet and electrophotography businesses and its acquisition of the Sericol group of companies

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Career and qualifications

  • Exeter University (LLB Hons) 1986
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1991
  • Partner 1996 - 2018
  • Consultant to Clifford Chance since 2018