Image: Rob Davidson

Rob Davidson

Partner, Corporate Department

London

Phone: 44-020-3023-5169
Fax: 44-020-3023-5469

Overview

Rob Davidson is a partner in the Global Finance practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s London office. Mr. Davidson advises banks, other financial institutions, and corporate borrowers and issuers on a wide range of banking and finance transactions, with a particular focus on cross-border acquisition finance.

Mr. Davidson helps clients navigate a broad spectrum of debt capital structures, including: senior/mezzanine financing, bank/bond financing, public-to-private takeover financing, private credit financing, infrastructure financing, bridge financing, and holdco PIK financing.

Mr. Davidson was selected as an International Rising Star of the Year at the IFLR Europe Awards 2021. He has also been seconded to the London office of Hellman & Friedman and Deutsche Bank’s leveraged finance legal team.

Recognitions

  • IFLR Europe, International Rising Star, 2021

Education

  • BPP Law School, London, Legal Practice Course, 2010
  • University College London, Bachelor of Laws, 2009

Representations

Senior Financing

  • The arrangers of the debt financing for Advent, Cinven, and RAG’s €17.2 billion acquisition of thyssenkrupp’s elevator business
  • The arrangers of the debt financing for FSN Capital’s acquisition of OptiGroup and Hygas
  • The arrangers of the debt financing for Pamplona’s acquisition of Signature Foods
  • The arrangers of the debt financing for Inspired Education’s acquisition of ACG Education, King’s College Group and Eleva
  • The arrangers of the debt financing for HG Capital’s acquisition of P&I
  • The arrangers of the debt financing for the acquisition of Autostore
  • The arrangers of the debt financing for Triton’s acquisition of Atnahs Pharma and the subsequent additional financing to acquire certain medicines from AstraZeneca

Private Credit Financing

  • The underwriters on the debt financing for Accel-KKR’s acquisition of Basware
  • The underwriters on the debt financing for Pamplona’s acquisition of EET

Bank / Bond Financing

  • The arrangers on the bank/bond refinancing for McLaren
  • The arrangers on the bank/bond refinancing for Pizza Express
  • TeamSystem (a portfolio company of Hellman & Friedman) on its bank/bond refinancing
  • Banco Popolare and Commerzbank on the merger of Polynt and Reichhold

Public-to-Private Takeover Financing

  • Hellman & Friedman on the financing for its US$5.3 billion take-private of Nets and subsequent additional financings for further acquisitions
  • The arrangers of the acquisition debt financing for Bain and Cinven’s public-to-private acquisition of Stada Arzneimittel
  • The arrangers of the acquisition debt financing for the public-to-private acquisition of Amer Sports by Anta Sports and FountainVest

Practice Areas

Corporate
Global Finance
Leveraged & Syndicated Lending

Languages

Anglais

Admissions

England and Wales Solicitor

Education

BPP University Law School, L.P.C. 2010
University College London, School of Law, LL.B. 2009

Nous contacter

Contactez-nous