Head of Real Estate Corporate Finance, Real Estate Deals Leader, Partner, Corporate Finance, PwC United Kingdom
Simon joined PwC in September 2014 in Corporate Finance to lead our Real Estate Deals practice.
He is an experienced investment banker and, prior to PwC, spent c.24 years in Banking at NatWest Markets, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Jefferies & Co, where he led the Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging Investment Banking business. His experience spans all areas of real estate advisory (mergers, acquisitions, sales, valuations, fairness opinions, defence) equity capital raising (public, private and joint venture) and debt (credit ratings, public bonds, private placements and CMBS lending).
In addition, Simon has been part of Corporate Broking teams covering and responsible for numerous UK public companies. In addition to being the business unit leader for Corporate Finance, Simon has retained his Real Estate Deals Leadership role and is focused on both corporates and funds and has a track record with REITs and property service companies as well as hotel, gaming and leisure businesses. He is an FCA Approved Person and has been a member of and regular conference speaker with the European Public Real Estate Association, the Urban Land Institute, Global Real Estate Institute and British Property Federation.