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David Robson

David Robson

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David Robson

David Robson specialises in UK and cross-border financing including corporate event driven financing, leveraged financing, investment grade lending and restructurings.

David has particular expertise in UK public bid financing.

  • Advising the mandated lead arrangers financing Sainsbury’s merger with ASDA
  • Advising the mandated lead arrangers financing the acquisition of Motor Fuel Group and MRH by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
  • Advising in relation to the financing provided in connection with the takeover of Arsenal football club
  • Advising the mandated lead arrangers in connection with the Hurtigruten leverage refinancing
  • Advising the mandated lead arrangers providing credit facilities to Unite Group
  • Advising the mandated lead arrangers providing credit facilities to Liberty Living
  • Advising the mandated lead arrangers financing the acquisition of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company by Reckitt Benckiser plc
  • Advising the mandated lead arrangers financing the acquisition of BUT by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in a 50:50 partnership with WM Holding, a company related to the XXXLutz Group
  • Advising the second lien lenders to HC Starck on its financial restructuring
  • Advising the mandated lead arrangers financing Mediclinic's public merger with Al Noor Hospitals Group plc
  • Advising the mandated lead arrangers financing the acquisition of Cytec Industries by Solvay S.A.
  • Advising Eurasian Resources Group B.V. in relation to the public takeover of Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation plc
  • Advising Citi on the pre-pack administration of the EMI Music Group

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Melbourne, Australia (Bachelor of Science) 1998
  • Monash University, Australia (Bachelor of Laws) 2001
  • Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria 2003
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2006
  • Partner since 2017
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2009