A&L Goodbody’s Finance practice is widely recognised as a market leader in Northern Ireland. Our team has been instructed on the majority of the most significant and complex transactions in the banking and financial services market in Northern Ireland. As a result, we are renowned for our market knowledge and experience, as well as our ability to develop, structure and deliver sophisticated and large scale financial service transactions. Our team's all-island expertise includes advising on loan-portfolio sales, real estate and development finance; acquisition and leveraged finance; lending to fund structures; project finance and financial services regulation and compliance.


  • European Investment Bank (EIB)

    in connection with social housing finance facilities provided to Choice Housing Ireland Ltd in relation to funding a large number of social housing schemes in Northern Ireland.

  • Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch as Agent and Arranger

    in the accession of the Sawyers Group, a group of NI cold storage distribution companies which were newly acquired by Agro Merchants.

  • A syndicate of banks

    in relation to a £175m Senior Secured Notes issuance by Perform Group Financing Plc.

  • McGinnis Group and FL Partners

    on the refinancing of the group’s loans.

  • HSBC

    in relation to refinance facilities provided for the acquisition by Intu of the Sprucefield Retail Park, Lisburn.

  • Lloyds Bank plc as Agent

    in relation to a senior facilities agreement to Equiniti Group plc following their IPO.

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