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Simon Elliott

Senior Managing Director

Simon Elliott is a Senior Managing Director in Evercore’s corporate advisory business based in London with a focus on healthcare

Mr. Elliott has worked extensively with clients from across the various sub-sectors of healthcare including pharma, biotech, medtech and healthcare services. Recent transactions on which Mr. Elliott has advised include advising Takeda on its acquisition of Ariad Pharmaceuticals for $5.2bn, Shire on its acquisition of Baxalta for $32bn, AstraZeneca on its defense against Pfizer, Shire on the $55bn takeover offer from AbbVie, BRS Ventures on its acquisition of Travelex, Partners Group and Duke Street on the acquisition of Voyage Care and NMC on a number of transactions in the UAE and Europe. Prior to joining Evercore Mr Elliott worked at Deutsche Bank where he advised a number of European healthcare clients including Smith and Nephew on its acquisition of Healthpoint, GSK on the sale of its stake in Quest, Grifols on the acquisition of Talecris, Shire on its acquisition of Movetis, Advent on the acquisition of the Priory Group, the sale of Four Seasons Healthcare to Terra Firma, EQT on the acquisition of BSN and Lundbeck on the acquisition of Ovation.

Mr. Elliott also previously worked at Lehman Brothers in the European Healthcare Corporate Finance team where he worked on a number of transactions, particularly in the biotech and pharma space such as the sale of Fumapharm to Biogen, the sale of PowderMed to Pfizer, the sale of Domantis to GSK and the sale of Dako to EQT.

Mr. Elliott began his career as an equity research analyst at Lehman Brothers covering the European life sciences sector.

Mr. Elliott received a Masters in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford.

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