Richard Kitchen's practice focuses on general banking, alternative credit and international acquisition and leveraged finance transactions. Mr. Kitchen has significant experience acting for private equity sponsors, corporate borrowers and creditors on a wide range of debt capital structures in the European mid-cap and large-cap markets. He draws on a wealth of experience including syndicated cov-lite and cov-loose financings, second lien loan financings, super senior revolving credit facility and high yield bond financings, stretched senior and unitranche financings, as well as subordinated instruments including PIK and preferred equity. Mr. Kitchen’s clients include private equity sponsors, investment banks and providers of alternative credit.
The 'smart and pragmatic' Richard Kitchen is a 'good person to have involved in a complex deal' - Legal 500
Named as a ‘Rising Star’ by IFLR 2019
$3 Billion Financing Announced for Bain’s Acquisition of Kantar from WPP
July 12, 2019
BVI Acquires Ophthalmic Company PhysIOL from TA Associates
March 07, 2019
Funds Managed by Abry Partners II, LLC Acquire Link Mobility Group ASA
July 02, 2018
Advent International to Acquire Laird for £1 billion
March 01, 2018
Madison Energy, a Division of Madison Industries, Acquires the Centek Group
February 09, 2018
New Revolving Credit Facility for Brammer plc in Connection With Acquisition by Advent
November 23, 2016
"M&A Team of the Year" and "Private Equity Team of the Year"
Paul Hastings was named "M&A Team of the Year (Large Deal)" and "Private Equity Deal of the Year" at the Transatlantic Legal Awards 2019, hosted by Legal Week and The American Lawyer. The M&A deal featured was Teleperformance’s Acquisition of Intelenet, and the private equity deal was Abry Partners’ acquisition of Link Mobility.
June 14, 2019
Paul Hastings wins "Loan Deal of the Year" at the IFLR Europe Awards 2019
Paul Hastings was awarded “Loan Deal of the Year” at International Financial Law Review’s IFLR Europe Awards 2019 in London on 4 April, for the financing of Advent International’s acquisition of Laird PLC – the first ever all-U.S. dollar denominated financing documented under English law and sold into the U.S.
April 04, 2019