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Jason Glover
Partner
 
CityPoint | One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HU EN
 
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Managing Partner of our London office and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, Jason Glover is among the most respected international private funds practitioners, representing many of the leading European and developing-market PE firms in structuring complex global funds. Overseeing the Firm’s funds practice in Europe, Jason’s clients have included Actis, Affinity, Apax, BC Partners, Bridgepoint, CapVest, Cinven, Coller Capital, CVC, EQT, FSN Capital, Oakley Capital and Triton. His practice also includes structuring complex employee leveraged co-investment plans together with carried interest and other compensation plans. Recently, the Chambers 100 list ranked Jason in the top 10 of the best UK business lawyers. Including Jason on its “Legal Power 30” list, Private Equity Manager declared him to be “one of the leading lights of big-ticket private equity fund formation work in Europe.”

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Work Highlights
  • Apax Partners in the formation of Apax IX, a $9 billion global fund
  • BC Partners in the establishment of a €7 billion European buyout fund
  • Bridgepoint in the establishment of Bridgepoint Europe VI a €5.75 billion European buyout fund
  • Cinven in the formation of Cinven VI, a €7 billion European buyout fund
  • Coller Capital in the formation of Coller VII, a $6.5 billion secondary buyout fund
  • EQT in the establishment of the €10.75 billion EQT VIII Fund and the €4 billion EQT Infrastructure III fund
Accolades
  • #8 on the Chambers 100 list (2013) of best UK business lawyers
  • One of the 100 most influential persons in global private equity (and the highest ranked lawyer); Private Equity International (2012)
  • “Legal Power 30” list, Private Equity Manager (2013)
  • Ranked as a Star Individual in Chambers UK and as a leading practitioner by Legal 500 (2018)
  • “Global Private Funds Lawyer of the Year” Who’s Who Legal (2008-2012, 2016)
  • Former chair of IBA Private Funds Committee
Education
  • University of Bristol, 1988 L.L.B.
Admissions
  • England and Wales 1991

Jason Glover is Managing Partner of Simpson Thacher’s London office and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee. Jason focuses his practice on private fund formation, particularly private equity funds. He is a recognized leader in this area, having represented many of the most prominent European and developing market private equity firms in structuring complex global funds. His clients have included Actis, Affinity, Apax, BC Partners, Bridgepoint, CapVest, Cinven, Coller Capital, CVC, EQT, FSN Capital, Mid Europa, Oakley Capital and Triton. His practice also includes structuring complex employee leveraged co-investment plans for leading global banks as well as advising fund managers seeking to establish ‘carried interest’ and other compensation plans. Jason has also advised a number of management teams on their spin-outs from institutions. Recent work highlights include:

  • Apax Partners in the formation of Apax IX, a $9 billion global fund
  • BC Partners in the establishment of a €7 billion European buyout fund
  • Bridgepoint in the establishment of Bridgepoint Europe VI a €5.75 billion European buyout fund
  • Cinven in the formation of Cinven VI, a €7 billion European buyout fund
  • Coller Capital in the formation of Coller VII, a $6.5 billion secondary buyout fund
  • EQT in the establishment of the €10.75 billion EQT VIII Fund and the €4 billion EQT Infrastructure III fund
  • Oakley Capital in the establishment of a £750 million UK-focused fund

During his career, Jason spent three years working in the private equity industry. As operations director for AIFAL, then the second-largest private equity manager in Asia, Jason was responsible for the day-to-day operational management for several funds, including Asian Infrastructure Fund. He gained further commercial experience as COO of what is now Duke Street Capital, where his role included active fundraising for an LBO fund that quadrupled funds under management. Subsequently he headed up the global private funds practice at Clifford Chance until 2010, when he moved to Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.

Jason received his L.L.B. from the University of Bristol in 1988. He was named “Private Funds Lawyer of the Year” by Who’s Who Legal for each of years 2008 through 2012 and again in 2016. In 2013, the Chambers 100 list ranked Jason in the top 10 of the best UK business lawyers. Jason is a former Chair of the IBA Private Funds Committee, was recently identified by Private Equity International as one of the 100 most influential persons in global private equity (and was the highest-ranked lawyer in such list), and is a former member of the Board of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association.

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