Domestic & International Finance: Experience

  • Royal Bank of Scotland Group on its €2.6bn Project Finn, €1.7bn Project Clear, Project Omey, Project Oyster and Project Arthur loan sale portfolios.
  • Carlyle Cardinal Ireland in relation to the €156.6m acquisition of AA Ireland.
  • Irish Strategic Investment Fund on the establishment of the 'Glanbia MilkFlex Fund' for the purposes of offering loans to Glanbia Co-operative Society milk suppliers.
  • Medtronic Inc. on Project Aviation, their $42.9bn acquisition of Dublin headquartered rival Covidien.
  • Targeted Investment Opportunities ICAV, acting solely in respect of its sub-funds, in connection with the acquisition, financing and development of properties in Dublin's Docklands.
  • BVK Highstreet Retail Property Ltd in relation to its acquisition of Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.
  • Cairn Homes Montrose Ltd in connection with the acquisition of the 8.6 acre site in Dublin 4.
  • Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) on its €500m joint venture with KKR to transform the funding options available to the Irish house building sector.
  • XL Group on secured and unsecured credit facilities in connection with the re-domiciliation of its headquarters from Ireland to Bermuda.
  • Malin Corporation on their €70m debt facility with the European Investment Bank.
  • Endo International plc in relation to the financing of its $2.6bn acquisition of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals.
  • Allied Irish Banks plc on the financing to an ICAV to fund the acquisition of a co-ownership interest in St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre, Dublin 2.
  • The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland and KBC Bank N.V. on the provision by a syndicate of 10 leading international banks of unsecured committed revolving credit facilities in an amount of €500m to Kingspan Group plc.
  • Fresenius SE & Co. KgaA on the $4.3bn acquisition of Akorn Inc.
  • National Asset Management Agency on Project Arrow which involved the sale of circa €6.7bn par debt non-performing loan portfolio comprising 350 debtor connections, secured against 2,400 properties.
  • Bank of Ireland on Project Pearl which involved the purchase of a portfolio of performing residential mortgages from the Special Liquidators of IBRC.
  • Endo Health Solutions on its $1.6bn acquisition of Paladin Labs and related corporate inversion into Ireland.
  • Apollo Global Management and CarVal Investors on the acquisition of €1.8bn of loans from Lloyds.
  • Eaton Corporation on its $13bn offer for Cooper Industries plc effected by a Court approved scheme of arrangement.
  • Joint Special Liquidators of IBRC on the largest liquidation in Irish history and the first of its kind in Europe.