Bob A. Rivollier


Bob A. Rivollier
Bob Rivollier is an associate in the Firm's Private Equity practice group and is based in New York. He has a diverse transactional practice with an emphasis on leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, financings and dispositions involving private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies. Mr. Rivollier also advises clients on general corporate and commercial matters.

Mr. Rivollier's recent transactions include:

  • Flexis Capital and TZP Group – Significant Investment in Hylan Datacom & Electrical (July 2016)
  • Avista Capital Partners – Acquisition of a majority stake in Vertical Pharmaceuticals and Trigen Laboratories (December 2013) and combination of Vertical Pharmaceuticals and Trigen Laboratories with Osmotica Pharmaceuticals (February 2016)
  • Paul J. Taubman and PJT Partners – Combination with The Blackstone Group’s Advisory Business (September 2015)
  • Cascade Environmental – Acquisition of TerraTherm by Cascade Environmental Holdings, a portfolio company of Snow Phipps Group (August 2015)
  • Partners Group – Sale of Universal Services of America (Universal) to an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, and minority investment alongside Warburg Pincus into the combined Universal/Guardsmark business (July 2015)
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan – Acquisition (through its private equity group, Teachers' Private Capital) of PetVet Care Centers (December 2014)
  • Leucadia National Corporation – Joint venture with Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. to develop and operate the Soledad Mountain Project (September 2014)
  • The Jordan Company – Acquisition of Capstone Logistics (August 2014) and Capstone Logistics’ acquisition of Pinnacle Workforce Logistics (June 2015) and Best Loading Service (April 2016)
  • OMERS Private Equity – Recapitalization of Document Technologies Holdings (August 2014)
  • Snow Phipps Group – Acquisition of FeraDyne Outdoors (April 2014)
  • Partners Group – Acquisition of Universal Services of America (July 2013)
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan – Acquisition (through its private equity group, Teachers' Private Capital) of a majority stake in Heartland Dental Care (December 2012)
  • Avista Capital Partners and Partners Group – Acquisition of Strategic Partners (August 2012)
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Rivollier worked with another leading U.S. law firm in London (United Kingdom) for several years, where he gained extensive experience representing corporate clients, sponsors and underwriters in international offerings of debt securities, and where he represented several companies and sponsors based in France in connection with the disposition of assets and the sale of portfolio companies.

Mr. Rivollier received his LL.B., magna cum laude, and a Master in International Business Law, magna cum laude, from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), and an LL.M. from Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and a member of the Law School Student Senate and Budget Committee. Mr. Rivollier received a Fulbright fellowship toward his LL.M. at Columbia Law School.

Mr. Rivollier is fluent in English, French, German, and Luxembourgish.

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