Kevin Heverin

Kevin Heverin

Partner

Kevin has significant experience representing clients in all aspects of complex restructurings, workouts, debt financings, special situations investing and insolvency matters. His experience includes roles advising companies and stakeholders such as banks, funds, noteholders, trustees, directors and insolvency practitioners on a range of complex cross-border restructurings and financings. Kevin has also completed secondments to several leading global financial institutions.

Kevin is recognised as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ in Legal 500 UK, 2024 for Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency. Kevin is described as “exceptionally proactive in helping clients get well ahead of anticipated issues and developments”. Clients go on to say that he is “Great to work with and super responsive, with deep subject matter expertise”.

Kevin is recognised in the latest edition of GRR 100, where a client commends his “clear, concise and seamless” work while managing a complicated transaction with many internal and external stakeholders.

Kevin acted for Vice Media, as debtors’ counsel, in the chapter 11 cases of the global digital media and broadcasting company in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, which included a $350 million sale to a consortium of pre-petition lenders.

Experience

Representative matters

The initial purchasers on Travelodge’s offering of £330 million senior secured notes due 2028 and €250 million senior secured floating rate notes due 2028, issued by TVL Finance and the arrangers on Travelodge’s entry into new super senior revolving credit facilities agreement and intercreditor agreement.

Mubadala in relation to the comprehensive financial restructuring of, and its further investment in, a strategically important asset in Abu Dhabi.

Valaris plc Chapter 11 Cases: Representing Citibank, N.A., in its capacity as administrative agent and lender under a revolving credit agreement in connection with the chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Valaris plc and certain of its subsidiaries.

An ad hoc term loan lender group in the prepackaged chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of MD America Energy

Recognition
Kevin Heverin is a rising star who is exceptionally proactive in helping clients get well ahead of anticipated issues and developments. He is whip-smart and simply gets to the point in negotiations. Great to work with and super responsive, with deep subject matter expertise.
Legal 500 UK, Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency 2023
Clear, concise and seamless.
GRR 100, 2023

Awards

  • ‘Next Generation Partner’, Legal 500 UK, Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency, 2024
  • ‘Rising Star’, Legal 500 UK, Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency, 2023

Qualifications

Admissions

England and Wales, 2009

Academic

LLB, Trinity College Dublin, 2006
Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, 2007

Languages

English
Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.