Robert Lowe is an associate in the Finance Department of Latham & Watkins' London office.

Mr. Lowe advises financial institutions, sponsors, and corporate borrowers across a broad range of banking and finance transactions, with a particular focus on cross-border leveraged acquisition finance.

Mr. Lowe's recent experience includes advising:

  • The arrangers of the acquisition debt financing for CVC-owned Stark Group’s acquisition of building supplies merchant Jewson
  • Ares Management on the financing for its acquisition of global sustainability consultancy SLR Consulting
  • TA Associates on the financing for its acquisition of Spanish technology company EsPublico
  • The sponsor shareholders of a speciality automotive glazing manufacturer in respect of a bespoke second lien financing to expand the business
  • The super senior lenders in connection with Black Diamond’s high-yield bond issue to acquire Polynt Group, and its subsequent refinancing
  • TA Associates on the financing for its acquisitions of technology companies Enscape, Chaos, and Cylindo
  • The syndicate of lenders on EQT’s refinancing of software developer IFS and subsequent bolt-on acquisitions
  • First Sentier Investors on the financing for its acquisition of waste-to-energy company Wheelabrator UK
  • The lenders on the financial restructuring and refinancing of retailer Matalan
  • Entain on the refinancing of its existing €1.125 billion and US$786 million facilities
  • The arrangers of the acquisition debt financing for Advent, Cinven, and RAG’s €17.2 billion acquisition of thyssenkrupp’s elevator business
  • The exit ABL provider in connection with the restructuring of US logistics company Syncreon through English schemes of arrangement
  • The senior creditors committee in relation to the rescue financing and subsequent c. €2.9 billion debt and equity restructuring of global aviation services business Swissport
  • Citigroup in relation to the refinancing of existing facilities for e-commerce and brand owner The Hut Group
  • Thomas Cook on the refinancing of its existing debt with a multi-currency revolving credit facility and bonding facilities
  • The revolving lenders on the financing and refinancing of UK-based cinema chain Odeon Cinemas
  • The arrangers of the financing for the acquisition of certain parts of chemical company Linde’s and Praxair’s gas businesses

In addition, Mr. Lowe has completed client secondments at Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank.

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • LPC, BPP Law School, 2015
  • LLB, University of Surrey, 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English