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Simon Cooke

Simon Cooke

Latham & Watkins

Central, , HKG

Simon Cooke is a partner in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins’ Hong Kong office and the global Co-chair of the firm’s Private Equity Practice. Based in Hong Kong since early 2009, Mr. Cooke is an M&A lawyer specializing in public and private M&A and corporate finance with a focus on pan-Asia private equity transactions.

Mr. Cooke regularly advises a range of clients on general private company and cross-border M&A and corporate finance transactions. He also advises Asian and international private equity clients on a broad range of domestic and cross-border buy-outs, growth capital, pre-IPO, PIPE and other private equity transactions.


LPC, College of Law, 1995

BA in Law, Queen's College, University of Cambridge, 1994

Bar Qualifications

England and Wales (Solicitor), Hong Kong (Solicitor)


Simon Cooke is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Latham & Watkins, Key Things to Know About the Tightening Regulatory Environment for Chinese Outbound Investment (February 4, 2017) - Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017, Thursday, May 18, 2017

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