Robin Heszkel

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Ms. Heszkel counsels public and privately held companies, financial institutions, and corporate executives on a broad array of executive compensation and employee benefit matters. She has experience designing, implementing, and terminating various compensation and benefit arrangements. 

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
BA
Barnard College
Languages
English

Experience

Recent matters include the representation of:

  • Brookfield Infrastructure, which partnered with GIC Special Investments, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, and institutional partners of Brookfield Asset Management in the US$8.4 billion acquisition of Genesee & Wyoming Inc., a freight railroad owner and operator based in the United States.
  • SodaStream International Ltd., a leading manufacturer and distributor of sparkling water makers, in its US$3.2 billion sale to PepsiCo, Inc., a global food and beverage company.
  • Hughes Network Systems, LLC , a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) in the purchase of a minority interest in a joint venture with Yahsat, a leading global satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates and wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company. 
  • Dominus Capital L.P. in its acquisition of BluSky Restoration Holdings LLC, a provider of commercial, industrial, governmental, residential and multifamily restoration, renovation, environmental and roofing services in the United States and Puerto Rico.
  • Carlyle Power Partners in acquisition of three natural gas-fired generation facilities in New England, known as Bridgeport Energy, Tiverton Power and Rumford Power, for a purchase price of US$590 million. Together, the facilities have the capacity to generate approximately 1,100 MW.
  • Investcorp International Inc., a private equity company, in its aquisition of Multivision, LLC, an IT solutions and training provider.
  • W.F. Taylor LLC, a leading specialty flooring adhesives and sealants manufacturer (and a portfolio company of Dominus Capital, L.P.) in its strategic sale to Meridian Adhesives Group, a leading manufacturer of high-value adhesives and sealants technologies.
  • REE Investment, LLC, a portfolio company of Quad-C Management, Inc. in its sale to KinderCare Education LLC, a portfolio company of Partners Group.
  • Dominus Capital, L.P. in its acquisition of EMPG Holding Company, a procurement and marketing services group for dealers of foodservice equipment and supplies.
  • BMO Capital Markets Corp., in connection with the financing for the acquisition of Trinidad Drilling Ltd. by Ensign Energy Services Inc., an international oilfield service provider headquartered in Canada. 
  • Pernod Ricard, SA, the world's second-largest distiller, in its acquisition of a majority interest in Rabbit Hole Spirits, LLC, a U.S. premium bourbon brand based in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • L2 Brands, LLC (f/k/a League Collegiate Outfitters, LLC), a manufacturer of premium collegiate apparel and accessories and portfolio company of Dominus Capital, L.P., in its acquisition of L & W Apparel, LLC (f/k/a L & W Apparel Co., Inc.) (d/b/a Legacy Athletic), a leading designer and supplier of vintage-inspired collegiate, resort and corporate headwear, apparel and home decor.
  • Dominus Capital LLC in connection with a US$28.5 million term loan facility and a US$5 million revolving loan facility, the proceeds of such term loan were used to acquire Nevco Sports, LLC and certain subsidiaries.