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William Fry

Practice Area: Banking & Finance [Banking]

Profile: Our Banking & Financial Services Department is acknowledged as a leader in the Irish market and provides legal and regulatory advice to domestic and international financial institutions, NAMA, corporates, issuers, treasury vehicles, arrangers, dealers, monolines, rating agencies and governmental bodies, on many high profile and intellectually demanding transactions. With a broadly-based department, it is known for its detailed market knowledge.

The William Fry team continues to win the most significant mandates in the market and in particular the banking regulatory sphere.
Services:
  • Areas of Expertise include:
  • Acquisition Finance;
  • Aviation & Asset Finance;
  • Asset Finance & Leasing;
  • Consumer Credit;
  • Commercial Property Finance;
  • Debt Capital Markets/Islamic Finance;
  • Derivatives;
  • Electronic Banking/Outsourcing Services;
  • Financial Regulation/Regulatory Enforcement;
  • Insolvency & Corporate Recovery;
  • Loan & Credit Facilities including the provision of legal opinions;
  • NAMA;
  • Project Finance/PPP;
  • Receivables Finance;
  • Structured Finance & Securitisation;
  • Treasury Operations.
Awards: We are consistently ranked in the top tier of Irish advisers for Banking & Financial Services work by leading directories including Chambers Global and the Legal 500 EMEA.
Deals: Our experience includes advising:

- Home For Life Limited Partnership on an ongoing basis ("HFL") in connection with the financing by AIB and LCM Capital LLP of senior and junior facilities to purchase multiple portfolios of residential properties (that form part of a government backed mortgage to rent scheme);

- BA on its EETC issuance and listing on the Irish Stock Exchange;

- Provided lrish legal advice to the Ardagh Group, on a debt raise (note issuance) and a series of complex cross jurisdictional transactions in order to separate the Ardagh Metal Packaging Business and the Ardagh Glass Packaging Business;

- We acted as legal advisors to the Sysnet Group in relation to all Irish law aspects of financing the acquisition of the three U.S. target companies;

- The Rhatigan Group in relating to the refinancing and restructuring of existing indebtedness with Goldman Sachs;

Advisers


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Cahill, Matthew


Firm: William Fry
Position: Partner, Banking & Finance
Address: 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 639 5000; Direct:+353 1 639 5268
Fax: +353 1 639 5333
Email: matthew.cahill@williamfry.com
Personal URL: https://www.williamfry.com/our-people/bio/matthew-cahill

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Carlin, Siobhan


Firm: William Fry
Position: Partner
Address: 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 639 5188
Email: siobhan.carlin@williamfry.com
Personal URL: https://www.williamfry.com/our-people/bio/siobhan-carlin

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Kelleher, Shane


Firm: William Fry
Position: Partner
Address: 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 639 5148
Email: shane.kelleher@williamfry.com
Personal URL: https://www.williamfry.com/our-people/bio/shane-kelleher

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Maughan, David


Firm: William Fry
Position: Partner, Head of Aviation & Asset Finance
Address: 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 639 5102
Email: david.maughan@williamfry.com
Personal URL: https://www.williamfry.com/our-people/bio/david-maughan