Nicholas Robinson


Allen & Overy

Nick is a partner in our structured finance practice, based in New York. He has over 15 years of experience, and his practice has been dedicated to collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) and other structured products during most of this time. He concentrates his practice on representing underwriters, asset managers, administrative agents and debt and equity investors in CLOs, with a focus on the middle market sector. He also specializes in representing lenders and borrowers in structured loan facilities, CLO warehouse facilities, risk retention financings and a variety of other asset backed securities transactions. He is frequently consulted on regulatory matters, in particular as to U.S. and EU risk retention compliance, the Volcker Rule and other regulatory compliance issues related to CLOs. Nick’s practice has also covered a broader range of capital markets matters, including debt private placements, leveraged finance and transportation finance. He is the co-author of several articles on pressing issues in the CLO market, including developments in the U.S. risk retention rules, is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and is often quoted in the financial press on topics related to CLOs.