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Zachary Simon


Zach Simon helps private equity sponsors, public and private companies, and founders with strategic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private equity investments, strategic investments, executive compensation and incentive equity arrangements, and other general corporate matters.

Zach a member of the firm’s Transactions Practice Group.

Representative Experience

  • Acquisition of US$300 million home health care provider*
  • Acquisition of US$2 billion fintech startup*
  • Several add-on acquisitions in the energy efficiency sector with enterprise values ranging from US$3 million to US$20 million*
  • Sale of $600 million space exploration company via de-SPAC transaction*
  • Formation of nonprofit subsidiary to provide vocational training in underserved areas of Chicago*

*Matters handled prior to joining Foley.

Community Involvement

  • Guest Lecturer, “Private Equity Transactions: Issues and Documentation,” University of Chicago Law School and Booth School of Business (2019 – 2021)