Simon Lange advises private equity firms and companies in private corporate transactions, with a particular emphasis on leveraged buyouts.
Mr. Lange advises leading private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, listed investment firms, venture capital firms, and mid- to large-cap industrial companies.
He regularly helps clients navigate complex cross-border transactions with a French nexus, including:
- Leveraged buyouts (LBOs)
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Joint ventures
- Majority/minority investments
Mr. Lange brings clients a sophisticated global sense of what is at market, so they can efficiently bring deals to close. He draws on a deep technical knowledge of French law and a complementary understanding of a full spectrum of industries. Given his experience working in New York, he brings a direct and practical approach to dealmaking.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. Lange competed across Europe as a karate black belt and carries the discipline and focus he learned in the martial art into his legal work.
Mr. Lange maintains an active pro bono practice, advising global non-profits on fundraising, governance, and restructuring matters.