US firm Simpson Thacher hires PE co-head from A&O

November 8, 2012 US firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has boosted its London private equity practice with the hire of Allen & Overy’s private equity co-head, Derek Baird.

In a statement, Simpson Thacher’s London managing partner Gregory Conway said: “His mergers and acquisitions experience, particularly in private equity related transactions, complements that of our outstanding team in London.


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