Simon Lyons is a Partner in the Advisory Group at PJT Partners, based in London. Prior to joining PJT Partners, Mr. Lyons worked at UBS for twelve years, most recently serving as the Head of UK M&A. Mr. Lyons has advised government, corporate and private equity clients on major M&A, restructuring, equity and debt capital markets transactions. Over the course of his career Mr. Lyons has advised on M&A transactions with a total value of more than US$200 billion and collected extensive experience in the consumer, financial services, leisure, natural resources and real estate sectors. Mr. Lyons graduated from Oxford University with a first class degree in modern languages.