Marcus Chaplin-Roberts

Biography

Marcus Chaplin-Roberts
Marcus Chaplin-Roberts is a Finance associate in London.

Marcus has broad experience advising on a range of financings including fund financings, general lending and restructurings but specializes in advising on domestic and international leveraged and investment grade acquisition financings. Marcus’ practice centres on the European loans market but he regularly advises on cross-border New York law financings.

Marcus has worked in London and Hong Kong, and was seconded to J.P. Morgan for ten months in 2022, where he worked on a number of market leading leveraged finance and other financing transactions.

Representative experience, including prior to joining Weil includes:

  • April: The lenders in connection with the unitranche facilities and super senior revolving credit facility in support of KKR’s acquisition of APRIL Group, a leading French insurance broker.
  • High Temperature Solutions Business: The lead arrangers in connection with the credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by Platinum Equity of Imerys SA’s High Temperature Solutions business.
  • Infront: The lenders in connection with the super-senior revolving credit facility provided to the Infront Group, a leading global sports events, media and marketing platform headquartered in Switzerland.
  • Urbaser: The lead arrangers in connection with the €2.455 billion credit facilities to support the acquisition by Platinum Equity of Urbaser S.A.U., a global environmental services provider headquartered in Spain.
  • Kem One: The lead arrangers in connection with the bridge to bond and super senior revolving credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by Apollo Global Management of the Kem One Group, a leading European chemicals producer headquartered in France.
  • Avast: The lead arrangers in connection with the credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by NortonLifeLock of Avast Plc, a cybersecurity company.
  • William Hill: The lead arrangers in connection with the credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by Caesar’s Entertainment of William Hill Plc, a UK headquartered gaming business.
  • Cerdia: The initial purchasers in connection with an offering of senior secured notes by Cerdia Finanz GMBH, a portfolio company owned by Blackstone, representing the company’s debut high yield issuance.
  • Apex: The lead arrangers in connection with the refinancing of credit facilities provided to the Apex Group, a global financial services provider.
  • PGS ASAin connection with its various financing transactions.
  • City Football Group: The lead arrangers in connection with the credit facilities provided to the City Football Group, the holding company of Manchester City FC.
  • Techem: The lead arrangers on the refinancing and repricing of the facilities provided to this Partners Group’s portfolio company, an energy service provider for the real estate sector.
  • Nets A/S: The lead arrangers on financings for the Danish payments systems provider, a Hellman & Friedman’s portfolio company,
  • Flora Food Group: The lead arrangers on the senior term loan financing and high yield financing for KKR's acquisition of Unilever's baking, cooking and spreads business.
  • Hilding Anders: The mandated lead arrangers in relation to the refinancing of a KKR portfolio company.
  • Kerridge Commercial Systems: The lenders providing the financing for this Accel-KKR portfolio company.
  • Cerba Healthcare: The mandated lead arrangers in relation to bolt-on acquisitions for a Partners Group portfolio company.
  • Compagnie Financière Richemont SA: The arranger providing financing for Richemont in relation to EUR2.6 billion voluntary public tender to acquire all ordinary shares of Yoox Net-A-Porter Group.
  • Solevo: The mandated lead arrangers in relation to the financing for Helios Investment Partners’ portfolio company.
  • Providence Equity Partners and Galileo Global Education on financings including portfolio company work.
  • Providence Equity Partners and its portfolio company Bitė in relation to various financings.

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