Robert J.Harris (Rob)

Associate

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Rob Harris practices corporate law with a focus on private equity and M&A. He has acted for public and private corporate clients including private equity sponsors, management teams, and fund vehicles on a range of mid-market acquisitions, exits, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, and management incentive plans.

Clients Rob has recently advised include The Riverside Company, True, EagleTree Capital, Arsenal Capital Partners, Goode Partners, Koch Equity Development, ARA Asset Management Limited, Greystar, and Cortland Partners. Rob has also recently advised the management teams of Creed Perfumes and Lekela Power.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Rob worked as a paralegal in the Enforcement and Market Oversight division of the Financial Conduct Authority.

经验

  • Macquarie acquires Beacon HospitalJones Day advised Macquarie Asset Management, via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 7, in the acquisition of Beacon Hospital from a consortium of shareholders.
  • AURELIUS acquires The Body ShopJones Day advised private equity investor AURELIUS on its acquisition of The Body Shop from Natura & Co S.A.
  • Affiliate of Centre Lane Partners acquires appliance business from Instant BrandsJones Day advised an affiliate of Centre Lane Partners in the acquisition and financing of the appliances business of Instant Brands, designer and distributor of kitchen and home appliances, including the Instant Pot, pursuant to Section 363 of title 11 of the United States Code.
  • Cortec Group sells Chauvet & Sons to Court Square Capital PartnersJones Day advised Cortec Group in the sale of its Chauvet & Sons platform to Court Square Capital Partners.
  • EagleTree Capital acquires MMGY GlobalJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in the acquisition and financing of MMGY Global, a leading integrated marketing firm specializing in travel, tourism and hospitality, from Peninsula Partners and other shareholders.
  • Creed sold to Kering BeautéJones Day advised the management shareholders of Creed in the sale of Creed, the largest global independent player in the high-end fragrance market, to Kering Beauté, a global Luxury group.
  • True Capital acquires Apparel Brands LimitedJones Day advised True Capital in the acquisition of Apparel Brands Limited, which owns fashion brands such as Bench, Hooch and Nicce as well as holding licences for Farah, Smith & Jones, Caterpillar and Seafolly.
  • Lekela Power sold to Infinity Group and Africa Finance Corporation in Africa's biggest renewable energy dealJones Day acted as counsel to the management team of Lekela Power in its acquisition by Infinity Global Energy, a joint venture between Infinity Worldwide Investments and Africa Finance Corporation in Africa’s biggest renewable energy deal.
  • Greystar and Vía Célere create joint venture to acquire portfolio of 2,425 rental housing units in SpainJones Day advised Greystar Equity Partners Europe Fund I in relation to its joint venture with Via Célere and the related forward-purchase of a 12 project portfolio of rental housing units in Madrid, Malaga, Valencia, Seville and Bilbao from Via Célere. The Build to Rent portfolio is one of the largest in Spain and will operate under the “Be Casa Essential” brand.
  • Stellex completes buyout of David Brown Santasalo GroupJones Day advised Stellex Capital Management LLC on its buyout of DB Santasalo S.à r.l from N4 Partners.
  • UPL sells stake in Advanta Enterprises to KKRJones Day advised UPL Limited in its $300 million sale of a 13.33% stake in its subsidiary, Advanta Enterprises Limited, to KKR.
  • Riverside sells Brookson to People2.0Jones Day advised The Riverside Company in the sale of Brookson Group Limited to People2.0, a TPG portfolio company.
  • Greystar acquires 2,500-unit flexible accommodation portfolio in SpainJones Day advised Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in the acquisition of a flexible accommodation portfolio of 2,500 units in Madrid, Spain, for a managed discretionary fund from King Street Real Estate GP, L.L.C.
  • EagleTree backed companies, Arc and The Channel Company, acquire Incisive MediaJones Day advised EagleTree portfolio companies, Arc and The Channel Company, in the acquisition of Incisive Media.
  • EagleTree Capital portfolio company acquires bChannelsJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company The Channel Company of bChannels, a leading global marketing and data services agency specializing in the technology channel.
  • Arsenal acquires ATP Group from Bregal UnternehmerkapitalJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition of ATP Group, a leading Swiss based manufacturer of water-based adhesive tapes, from Bregal Unternehmerkapital.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company Fenzi Holdings acquires Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLCJones Day represented Arsenal Capital Partners' portfolio company, Fenzi Holdings SPV S.p.A., in the acquisition and financing of the Advanced Glass Technologies business of Johnson Matthey PLC, which manufactures advanced glass enamels, precious metal pastes and conductive inks for use in automotive glass and other industry applications.
  • Cortland Partners develops second build-to-rent scheme in UKJones Day represented Cortland Partners LLC in its second build-to-rent scheme in the UK located in Birmingham.
  • Elaia Partners invests in Quantum Dice seed roundJones Day advised Elaia Partners in the £2 million pre-seed round of funding in Quantum Dice, a developer of the world’s first compact and continuously self-certifying quantum random number generator (QRNG) for encryption and cybersecurity.
  • True Capital acquires majority stake in SneakJones Day advised True Capital Ltd in the acquisition of a majority stake in D2C zero sugar, energy drink business, Sneak.