Robin is the Co-Head of our Global Private Equity practice.
He has many years of experience advising sponsors and their portfolio companies on all aspects of the financing of private equity deals in many jurisdictions, including acquisitions, bolt-on acquisitions, refinancings, dividend recapitalisations, joint ventures, regulated businesses, exits and restructurings.
He is committed to deal doing, is hands on, innovative and commercial with deep market insight and enjoys building long term relationships with sponsors as part of their home team.
His clients include PAI Partners, Hg Capital, HIG, Ardian, Charterhouse Capital Partners and Bridgepoint.
"Robin Harvey is a highly experienced financing lawyer and has truly 'seen it all before', meaning he is quick to deal with issues and able to deliver clever/bespoke solutions." Legal 500 UK 2020
Robin Harvey is held in high regard by clients, who describe him as "a very commercial lawyer and a problem fixer". Chambers UK 2018
Robin is listed as a Leading Individual for Acquisition Finance by Legal 500, having described him as having an "excellent reputation among private equity sponsors". He is also recognised as a Key Individual for Banking and Finance by Chambers UK and is identified by peers as “one of the pre-eminent lawyers in the London market".
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Publications: 16 APRIL 2021
In this article, Lucy Aconley and Philip Wells consider the post-Brexit position regarding inbound and outbound recognition of insolvency and restructuring proceedings between the UK and the EU and…Read more
News: 16 APRIL 2021
A&O has marked the end of Q1 2021 with a good performance in the M&A league tables; the result of advising on a number of complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets,…Read more
News: 14 APRIL 2021
A cross-practice team from Allen & Overy, working on a pro bono basis, is advising on the merger of four Welsh mental health and substance misuse charities and the creation of a new charity, Adferiad…Read more
Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic may have changed the dynamics of debt markets, but financing remains readily available for companies in sectors that have proven resilient throughout the Covid-19 crisis.Read more