The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry Saturday, 21st September 2019
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Stanton, Rachel


Stanton, Rachel

Firm: William Fry
Position: Head of Banking & Finance
Address: 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin, 2
Phone: +353 1 639 5174
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Rachel is Head of William Fry's Banking & Financial Services Department. She advises on all aspects of corporate banking and in particular specialises in secured and unsecured lending transactions, senior and mezzanine debt structures, leveraged acquisition finance, property finance, syndicated loans, loan sale transactions and debt restructuring. She also advises on the regulation and authorisation of entities in the financial sector including credit institutions and payment institutions. She also acts for numerous bidders, purchasers and sellers in relation to the sale of loan and asset portfolios. Her clients include Irish and international financial institutions, private equity houses and corporates. Rachel has experience working with a large London law firm and in-house with an Irish bank.


Recent significant deals include advising:
- Bank of Ireland in relation to property finance transactions including its financing of the commercial element of Central Park and the acquisition of Liffey Valley Shopping Centre
- Premier Lotteries Ireland in relation to the financing aspects of its acquisition of the licence to operate the Irish National Lottery
- AMP Capital in relation to its financing of the acquisition of Towercom, Ireland's largest independent wireless telecoms infrastructure company
- Allied Irish Banks p.l.c. in connection with facilities made available to the purchaser of the Siteserv group
- Kennedy Wilson in relation to the financing aspects of the acquisition of the Alliance Building .