Jo Robinson

"Jo Robinson has a growing reputation for her work with both banks and alternative lenders in complex leveraged acquisitions, LBOs and unitranche matters."

Chambers UK, 2018

Banks, debt funds and borrowers turn to Jo when they need advice on a wide variety of financing structures such as senior, mezzanine and unitranche/super senior financing arrangements on acquisitions and other leveraged finance transactions.

Jo is a young and dynamic partner in our banking team, where she focuses her practice on acquisition and leveraged finance transactions.Jo's close relationships with some of the very early debt funds in the UK market means she has been at the forefront of the development of the unitranche product, and indeed worked on one of the very first unitranche financings in the London market back in 2008. To deal with Jo is commercial, practical and user-friendly. In 2015, Jo was named in The Lawyer's 'Hot 100' list and in Financial News' '40 under 40 Rising Stars in Legal Services”.

Representative experience

Acting for Ares Management in relation to the financing of VetPartners

Acting for the Bestway Group in connection with the refinancing of their leverage facilities provided for the acquisition of the The Co-Op Pharmacy

Advising Pemberton on the financing for Cinesite

Advising Ares Management on the refinancing of Global Risk Partners

Acting for Guggenheim and Barclays on the provision of debt facilities to Causeway Group

Acting for Alcentra and RBS on the financing of Apogee Group

Acting for the senior lenders on the financing of the take private of Chime plc by Providence Equity Partners

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