Robert Hutton advises UK and international private equity sponsors, sovereign wealth funds, and family offices on private equity investments, M&A transactions, corporate restructurings, and general commercial matters. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Robert previously worked in the London office of another leading international law firm. He is admitted to practice in Scotland only.
Digital Colony Partners in a number of matters, including:
its investment in iWireless;
its investment in OpenCell; and
its investment in Stratto.
Greater Sum Ventures in a number of matters, including:
its investment in SuperControl;
its investment in GiveSmart; and
its investment in GroupCall.
Christian Louboutin on its fragrance joint venture with Puig
General Motor’s on its 35% investment in wejo, comprising both cash and a long-term data sharing agreement, which valued the company at $275 million
Heritage Capital on its acquisition of a controlling interest in luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, Group of Companies S.A., and a strategic partnership with Geoffrey J.W. Kent, its founder, chairman, and CEO
Yandex, one of Europe's largest internet companies and the leading search provider in Russia, in its $3.75 billion transaction with Uber to combine their ridesharing businesses in Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, and Georgia
Yandex in its $1 billion joint venture with Sberbank in relation to Yandex.Market, Russia’s leading online e-commerce comparison marketplace
Silversea Cruises in connection with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd’s $1 billion plus investment in the luxury cruise line sector
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets on its purchase and co-investment in real estate assets in the Slovak Republic and Czech Republic from HB Reavis
Endless LLP, on its disposal of Brabant Alucast Czech, Site Strakonice SRO as part of its ongoing disposal of assets from the Brabant Alucast group
The management team of Bookatable on their partial sale of equity and reinvestment in Bookatable in connection with the sale of the business to Michelin restaurants
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe on the sale of GlobalCollect, the leading full service online payment service provider, to Ingenico S.A for €820,000,000
Mid Europa Partners, on its acquisition of the remaining 50% stake in Walmark, a.s. one of the largest suppliers of dietary supplements in the CEE region
Novator Partners on its co-investment in the Aasa Group, an online consumer lending business operating in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Sweden
Kaupthing bank on its restructuring of, and reinvestment in, high street retailers Coast, Karen Millen, and Oasis & Warehouse
Strathclyde University, Scotland, 2009, Dip LP
University of Glasgow, Scotland, 2008, LLB, Law, Hons