Simpson Thacher has named funds partner Jason Glover as managing partner of its City base, succeeding M&A partner Greg Conway, who has been in the role since 2007.

Glover joined Simpson Thacher from Clifford Chance in 2010 to establish a UK funds practice for the elite US firm. His clients include Actis, Apax, BC Partners, Bridgepoint, Cinven, Coller Capital, CVC and EQT.