Partner Aly Simons was recently named a winner of M&A Advisor’s 2018 “Emerging Leader” award. The annual award recognizes emerging industry leaders in M&A, financing and restructuring who have reached a significant level of achievement before the age of 40. A complete list of the 2018 Emerging Leader honorees is available on the M&A Advisor website.
Ms. Simons is a partner in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its M&A/Corporate Governance and Technology Companies groups, specializing in coaching boards and executives through successful M&A exits and helping companies grow their businesses and realize value through acquisition. Ms. Simons also advises companies in all stages of growth, and assists VC funds and family offices with respect to their investing activities.
Ms. Simons’ recent transactions include representing an investor consortium led by Bain Capital in connection with the sale of their portfolio company, Evident.io, to Palo Alto Networks; GoFundMe in connection with its acquisitions of Crowdrise and YouCaring; WePay in connection with its acquisition by Chase; and Eventbrite in its acquisition of Ticketea.