Simon Rear is a partner in the corporate practice group of Squire Patton Boggs in Perth. He has broad experience in private and public mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets and general corporate advisory work in both Australia and the United Kingdom. He has advised in connection with takeovers, schemes of arrangement and private mergers and acquisitions transactions. He has also advised on a number of fundraisings, including initial public offerings, rights issues and placements acting for both issuers and underwriters.