Robbie Powell

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Robbie is an associate in the Firm's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency group in London.

Robbie has experience in relation to debt restructurings and distressed debt investments, schemes of arrangement, restructuring plans, and cross-border restructuring processes. In addition, his experience includes involvement in capital markets transactions and leveraged loans, as well as general bank lending. Robbie has worked with a diverse range of clients, including distressed investors, creditor committees, private credit funds, banks, companies.

Robbie trained at White & Case LLP and spent six months working in the Firm's Frankfurt office where he worked on high yield debt offerings and leveraged loans, and has been on a client secondment to a leading credit-oriented alternative asset manager.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
Legal Practice Course
BPP Law School
Bachelor of Arts
University of Nottingham
Graduate Diploma in Law
Nottingham Law School
Languages
English

Experience

Petra Diamonds
Representation of the ad hoc committee of bondholders of the US$650 million 2022 Notes in the financial restructuring of the diamond mining group, Petra Diamonds, with mines in South Africa and Tanzania.

Nostrum Oil & Gas
Representation of Nostrum Oil & Gas, a premium listed company with oil and gas assets in Kazakhstan, on its proposed restructuring of US$1.1 billion of notes due in 2022 and 2025.

Investment Fund Matters
Representation of several major credit-oriented investment funds and alternative asset managers on a range of distressed debt and performing investments.

Consolidated Energy
Advised Consolidated Energy Finance S.A., a financing subsidiary of leading international methanol and fertilizer producer Consolidated Energy Limited AG, on the issuance of two series of high-yield bonds with total volumes of USD525 million and EUR 250 million.

Republic of Serbia
Advised the Republic of Serbia on its offering of €2 billion 3.125% notes due 2027 pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S, listed on the London Stock Exchange.