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Robin Harvey



Harvey Robin
Robin Harvey



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". 

News & insights

News: 15 JULY 2021

A&O advises on Bridgepoint’s acquisition of Infinigate Group

Allen & Overy has advised Bridgepoint on the M&A and financing aspects for its acquisition of Infinigate Group, a European Value Added Distributor of enterprise cyber-security solutions, from H.I.G…

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News: 14 JULY 2021

A&O receives multiple top rankings from Debtwire in Europe leveraged finance and high yield league tables

Allen & Overy has been recognised once again as the leading adviser in several categories for leveraged finance and high yield in Europe, according to data published by Debtwire which covers the first…

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News: 18 MAY 2021

A&O advises PAI Partners on acquisition financing for Apleona

Allen & Overy has advised PAI Partners, a leading European private equity firm, on the financing of its acquisition of Apleona GmbH from EQT.

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Annette Kurdian and Robert Burt

News: 07 MAY 2021

A&O bolsters leading leveraged finance practice with senior hires

Allen & Overy today announced that Annette Kurdian and Robert Burt have been appointed as partners in A&O’s leveraged finance practice, based in London. Both Annette and Robert join from Linklaters…

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