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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News: 15 JULY 2021
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…Read more
News: 14 JULY 2021
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…Read more
News: 18 MAY 2021
Allen & Overy has advised PAI Partners, a leading European private equity firm, on the financing of its acquisition of Apleona GmbH from EQT.Read more
News: 07 MAY 2021
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…Read more