Simone Izzard | Johannesburg | Hogan Lovells

Simone Izzard

Senior Associate Corporate & Finance




Simone Izzard
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Simone Izzard focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions as well as general corporate/commercial  matters. She works across various sectors, but with a particular focus on life-sciences/pharmaceuticals and consumer goods.  

Representative experience

Advised SABMiller (now AB InBev) in relation to the formation of one of the largest soft drinks bottlers in Africa.*

Advised a global investment managers in relation to various private equity related transactions in Africa.*

Advised one of the largest soft drinks bottlers in relation to various acquisitions and disposals across the African continent.*

IFC and Proparco on the financing of a large mixed use real estate development in Kigali, Rwanda. 

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • LLB cum laude, University of Cape Town, 2011
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Law, University of Cape Town, 2009
Court admissions
  • South Africa (High Court)