Alexander W. Simmonds
  1. Associate

Mr. Simmonds is an associate in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. He advises corporate and investment banking clients on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions generally. He also has experience advising on a range of equity and debt capital markets transactions.

Work Highlights

Mr. Simmonds’ recent experience includes:

  • Aetna's sale to CVS (pending)
  • Yara International ASA $1 billion notes offering
  • Diageo Capital $2 billion notes offering
  • United Technologies Corporation $6.5 billion unsecured bridge facility
  • $1.56 billion acquisition financing for Intrawest Resorts, Mammoth Resorts and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2016

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.A., History and Political Science, Columbia University, 2013
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • summa cum laude
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2016
    • cum laude
    • Editor in Chief, Harvard National Security Journal