LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global law firm Proskauer today announced that accomplished corporate lawyer Matt Rees has joined the firm’s London office as a partner in its Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Mr. Rees’s arrival follows that of leading private equity lawyer Steven Davis, who joined the firm in December 2014.
Mr. Rees brings significant experience representing clients globally across sectors including infrastructure, real estate, financial services and telecommunications. His clients include private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds, and pension funds both in the UK and internationally.
Thomas W. Dollinger, managing partner of Proskauer’s London office, said “We are excited to have Matt come on board. His substantive experience and knowledge fit in extremely well with our existing practice and strategic focus.”
“We have a comprehensive M&A and private equity platform, with a deep bench of lawyers advising on sophisticated cross-border mandates. Matt’s background is an important addition to our team as we continue to advise clients in the full lifecycle of their most significant deals — from fund formations, to acquisitions, exit strategies and dispositions,” stated Ronald R. Papa, co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department and co-head of the M&A group.
Mr. Rees joins from Simmons & Simmons LLP, where he was a partner in the corporate department.
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