Simon Clark


Simon specializes in advising private equity funds and other sponsors in their energy and infrastructure investments in the Americas.
Prior to joining the firm, Simon was Deputy General Counsel at an international power generation company. In addition to his current focus on infrastructure transactions, Simon has broad cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets experience.


Representative matters

Cubico Sustainable Investments in its acquisition from Brookfield of a portfolio of wind farms and solar assets in Uruguay, including the Carape I, Carape II and Alto Cielo projects.

CMB Prime in its acquisition of a significant minority stake in Generadora Metropolitana, one of Chile's largest power generation companies.

CPPIB on the USD4.5bn acquisition of Ports America from Oaktree Management, and on subsequent equity co-invest syndications through One Queen Capital.

EQT Infrastructure on the initial acquisition and subsequent sale of Fenix Marine Services, the operator of one of the busiest port complexes in North America located in Los Angeles, California, to CMA CGM, for an enterprise value of USD2.3bn.



Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2024

Admitted: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2005

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2004


J.D., New York University School of Law, 2003

A.B., Harvard College, 1996


Spanish, French
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.