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Linklaters LLP

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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7456 2000
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Linklaters LLP, Robert Burt, London EC2Y, ENGLAND

Robert Burt

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Work 020 7456 2362
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Web:
www.linklaters.com/AboutUs/OurPeople/Pages/RobertBurt.aspx
Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Banking, private equit, Leveraged Finance

Position

Robert has particular experience in leveraged and acquisition finance, acting principally for banks on sponsor-backed acquisition finance. He also has a strong background advising lenders and borrowers in general banking matters, including investment grade lending and restructuring.

Robert has worked on a large number of the evolving covenant-lite structures and regularly advises on loan-bond transactions.

In the early 2000s, Robert spent three years in the firm’s Milan office.  

Work highlights:

Robert has led, or been a key adviser on a number of the market’s most significant deals. Highlights include advising:

  • the arrangers on Onex’s acquisition of Parkdean
  • the arrangers on Bain’s acquisition of Wittur, (Bain’s first covenant-lite deal in Europe) and its subsequent incremental facilities
  • the arrangers on CVC’s acquisition of Sisal, combining a super senior revolving credit facility with a high yield bond
  • the company and the sponsor on the c.€1bn refinancing of Diaverum
  • the creditors on the US$3.8bn restructuring of Vivarte
  • the company on the amend and extend (by way of scheme of arrangement) of Global Garden Products, and subsequent working capital facilities
  • Alcentra as unitranche lender backing CapVest Partners’ acquisition of IBA Molecular

Career

Trained Herbert Smith, London; qualified 1999; associate 1999-2000; associate Linklaters, Milan 2000-03; associate, London 2003-07; partner 2007 to date.

Languages

English and Italian

Member

Robert participates in the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentary committee meetings

Education

Robert studied history at University College, London.

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