Simon Cope-Thompson

Simon Cope-Thompson

Managing Director

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Simon joined Arrowpoint Advisory in 1994, having previously worked in corporate finance at Arthur Andersen.

Simon leads the firm’s Consumer, Retail and Leisure team, working with publicly-listed, private and family companies, entrepreneurs, sponsor-backed businesses and management teams, investors and lenders.  He also leads the firm’s Management Advisory practice providing expert advice to management teams on the negotiation of management incentive arrangements with sponsors.

Simon has led over 150 deals during his career, with recent transactions including working with ME+EM, self-portrait, Feelunique, Tangle Teezer, Saracens, Axel Arigato and Seraphine.

Transaction expertise

With Intelligence has received a majority investment from Motive Partners

Telecoms, Media and Technology

Founded in 1998, With Intelligence is a leading provider of data, intelligence and connectivity to the global asset management industry.

Associated British Foods plc has acquired dairy tech firm National Milk Records plc

Consumer, Retail and Leisure

AB Agri is ABF’s international agri-food business and a leader in the UK agricultural sector.

Recent news and insights

Private Equity M&A Report 2024


2024 edition of our annual review examining deal terms and trends in the M&A and private equity markets.

Simon Cope-Thompson

Global Acquirer Trends 2023


Where are buyers coming from? Our Global Acquirer Trends analysis reveals these for 2023.

Graham Carberry

Outlook for the beauty industry in 2023: blurring the lines of beauty, wellbeing and nutrition?

Consumer, Retail and Leisure

Rebecca Corker delves into these themes in more detail in the latest outlook piece.

Rebecca Corker