Robert Bradshaw

robert-bradshaw

Robert Bradshaw

Partner

London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7668 | +44 20 7184 7001

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Robert Bradshaw practices in the area of corporate law, with a focus on corporate finance and debt finance transactions. Mr. Bradshaw has significant experience advising clients on complex, cross-border finance projects.

Mr. Bradshaw advises borrowers, including private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, and creditors, including financial institutions and funds, on bridge financing, leveraged and acquisition financing, and refinancing and restructuring transactions.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Bradshaw served as a partner in the corporate group at Kirkland & Ellis. His previous experience also includes working as a senior associate at Allen & Overy and at Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

Significant Representations

  • Madison Dearborn Partners in connection with the financing of their takeover offer for Powerflute Oyj (a Finnish company listed on AIM at the time of the offer).
  • Bain Capital and the Autodistribution Group in connection with the bridge financing of the acquisition by Autodis S.A. of Doyen Auto and the subsequent issuance of new senior secured notes.
  • TPG Growth LLC on the acquisition of Frank Recruitment Group Limited.
  • Bain Capital and Dakar Finance S.A. in connection with the financing of the acquisition of the Autodistribution Group.
  • Quantum Global in connection with its acquisition of the Mövenpick Hotel in Accra, Ghana from Kingdom Hotel Investments.
  • Edcon Holdings Limited, the parent company of Edcon, in the offering of €425 million 13.375% senior notes due 2019, the tender offer for €378 million of its senior notes due 2015 and accompanying restructuring of its capital structure of existing credit facilities.
  • Bain Capital Credit (formerly Sankaty Advisors) in connection with its acquisition of GE Capital’s Commercial Lending and Leasing portfolios in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Aptos Inc. (an Apax portfolio company) on its acquisition of Fresca from BT plc.
  • L-GAM Advisers on its financing for Grupo BC.
  • Great Hill Partners in connection with its acquisition of the Reward Gateway group.
  • Bain Capital on the disposal of its 50% stake in Securitas Direct Verisure to Hellman & Friedman (its consortium partner).
  • Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in connection with MEIF Renewable Energy UK PLC's offering of £190 million senior secured notes and entry into a super senior revolving credit facility.
  • The mandated lead arrangers and underwriters in relation to the acquisition of a Norwegian oil services company.
  • The co-ordinating committee of creditors to an international steel group in relation to the restructuring (by way of two inter-conditional schemes of arrangement) of certain of the group’s existing debt facilities.
  • The underwriting banks on the term loan facilities, bridge facilities and other facilities provided in respect of the acquisition of a UK media and telecommunications group of companies.
  • A leading alternative investment manager in relation to its lending to, and related equity investment in, a UK financial institution.
  • The arrangers of senior acquisition facilities in relation to the acquisition and subsequent roll-up of IVF practices by a private equity firm.
  • Yanzhou Coal of PRC in its US$2.9 billion acquisition facilities to acquire Felix Resources Limited.
  • A listed Australian resource company on its unsecured bridge financing facilities provided in connection with its acquisition of another listed resource company.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • University of Technology, Sydney, Bachelor in Business, Bachelor of Law (Hons), 2006
  • The College of Law, Sydney, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2007
Admissions
  • Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales