Loan Origination and Alternative Structures

Loan origination and alternative structures are a core offering of A&L Goodbody’s Debt Capital Markets group. We regularly advise non-bank lenders on the establishment of loan origination structures that provide lenders, borrowers and investors with access to non-traditional debt.

As a market-leader our team has advised the world’s largest private equity funds, assets managers and credit funds in relation senior and mezzanine loan structures, illiquid credit vehicles, evergreen funds and standalone, segregated mandates.

Working closely with our Tax and Financial Regulation teams, we regularly advise clients on the use of ‘Section 110’ vehicles, providing clients with bespoke and tax efficient solutions that realise the full benefits of Ireland's extensive double taxation arrangements. We help clients navigate through all issues that they may encounter to achieve a successful product launch, including Securitisation Regulation and EU Anti Money Laundering Directive compliance, asset ring-fencing, market abuse legislation and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).


  • UK based manager

    in relation to its European senior and mezzanine loan funds, illiquid credit funds and fixed income structures.

  • US private equity firm

    in relation to various ‘Section 110’ loan origination structures.

  • Leading UK private equity firm

    in relation to its $6bn ‘Section 110’ structure.

  • UK bank and a leading US private equity firm

    in relation to the use of Irish 1907 limited partnerships.

  • Numerous private equity, hedge and pension funds

    on the establishment of loan origination and asset acquisition platforms.