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Foley , Ken


Foley , Ken

Firm: Walkers
Position: Senior Listing Executive
Address: The Anchorage 17 - 19 Sir John Rogerson's Quay Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 470 6672
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Ken Foley is a senior listings executive and is based in Walkers' Irish office. Ken has extensive experience of listing all types of specialist debt transactions, having worked in the listings arena for the past ten years. Ken has worked with leading law firms and financial institutions in Europe, the U.S., Latin America and Asia.

Ken advises on the full range of capital markets transactions including European and U.S. originated CLOs, High Yield transactions, CMBS, RMBS, auto loan receivables, catastrophe bonds, Islamic bonds or "sukuk", corporate debt, ABS, ECA financing vehicles, LPNs, Covered Bonds, Sovereign Bonds and MTN programmes


- acted as listing agent on European and U.S. CLOs for a number of high profile collateral managers;
- acted as listing agent on European CMBS transactions for a number of London-based arrangers, including the first multi-loan borrower structure since the financial crisis;
- acted as listing agent for a number of corporates on their EMTN Programmes;
- acted as listing agent for one of the world's largest news and broadcasting companies for the listing of various bond transactions;
- acted as listing agent to one of the largest Middle East airline companies on a Sukuk issuance;
- acted as listing agent for the listing of sovereign bonds by an African state; and
- acted as listing agent for a number of Chinese and Hong Kong companies on loan repackaging transactions.


BA in Economics and Maths, University College Dublin