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

Mr & Mrs Smith acquired by Hyatt

Consumer, Retail and Leisure

Founded in 2003, Mr & Mrs Smith is the travel club for hotel lovers: an award-winning boutique and luxury hotel booking service.

British direct-to-consumer modern luxury fashion brand ME+EM raises £55m to accelerate international expansion

Consumer, Retail and Leisure

Modern luxury fashion brand ME+EM raises £55m to accelerate international expansion.

Recent news and insights

M&A trends: Reflecting on 2022


As we begin 2023, Arrowpoint Advisory reflects on some key trends within M&A sectors throughout 2022.

Graham Carberry

2023 Arrowpoint Advisory Summer Analyst Programme


We are looking for two interns to join us for 10 weeks in Summer 2023 to work in and alongside our successful practice.

Graham Carberry

Cyber Security Market Insights, October 2022

Telecoms, Media and Technology

Joe Austin reviews what's taking place in the sector conjunction with Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Joe Austin