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Dillon, Patrick


Dillon, Patrick

Firm: Grant Thornton
Position: Partner, Recovery and Reorganisation
Address: 13-18 City Quay, Dublin 2, D02 ED70
Phone: +353 1 680 5793
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Patrick's recent experience includes:

-administration of Quinn Insurance Limited including the sale of the ROI business to Liberty Insurance and the sale of the healthcare business to Quinn Healthcare management team;
-advice on the examinership of Eircom;
-accelerated M&A process on behalf of an Irish logistics business;
-restructuring advice to Lloyds Bank on a UK and Irish manufacturing group with debt of approx €40 million;
-restructuring advice to the Clarion Hotel Group with operations in the UK and Ireland;
-independent business reviews and strategic advice reports on behalf of a number of financial institutions including Ulster Bank, AIB, Lloyds and Bank or Ireland;
-lead advisor to the senior lenders on the restructuring of Moran Hotel Group debt of €730 million;
-transaction advisory services for Kingspan plc in Ireland, the UK and Mainland Europe; and
-transaction advisory services on behalf of United Drug plc.


Patrick joined Grant Thornton in 2005 and was admitted to the Partnership in 2012. His main area of expertise is in transaction advisory services and restructuring. He has extensive experience in advising financial institutions and companies on strategic restructuring options.


Patrick is an associate of Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI). He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) and a Masters in Accounting from University College Dublin (UCD).