Nick Watson

Member (Attorney) at Simmons & Simmons LLP

Nick Watson

Nick Watson

Member (Attorney) at Simmons & Simmons LLP

Biography

General Experience

Nick has extensive experience working with clients on corporate and corporate finance transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity mandates, as well as international equity capital markets transactions on the London Stock Exchange and on GCC stock exchanges and corporate advisory work. Nick has particular experience working for clients and investors in the telecoms, IT infrastructure and e-commerce sectors.

Nick is “acclaimed for his high-end workload, commerciality and client-oriented approach.”


Recent Work

* advising a GCC telecommunications company on two proposed towers monetization projects in the Middle East region
* advising Etisalat on the disposal of its Sudanese subsidiary Canar
* advising a major Middle Eastern MNO on a tri-partite joint venture with another international MNO and a leading international towerco
* advising an American multinational company on its acquisition of a data centre in the UAE and joint venture with a regional MNO
* advising Zain on its investment in NeXgen in the UAE
* advising Souq.com on the share subscription by Naspers, the South African media company
* advising Jabbar Internet Group on joint ventures to establish Sukar.com and Cobone.com.

Background

Prior to joining Simmons & Simmons, Nick spent three years working in the Dubai office of an international law firm and eight years in their London office.

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Managing Partner at Simmons & Simmons LLP

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General Counsel-Legal, Risk & Compliance at Simmons & Simmons LLP

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Simmons & Simmons Ltd. is a private company headquartered in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, with a presence in KY. The firm provides legal services.

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