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Global Ireland Capital Markets: Debt

Investment grade debt offerings (stand alone bond issues, MTN programs, Commercial Paper programmes); equity-linked offerings (regulatory capital, convertibles and exchangeable offerings) and; High Yield debt offerings. 

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Band 1
  1. A&L Goodbody
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    A&L Goodbody
    Capital Markets: Debt
    2023 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    A&L Goodbody's outstanding finance practice is capable of assisting multinational and domestic banks with the full spectrum of banking and DCM mandates. On the DCM side, the law firm represents both issuers and underwriters in notes issuances as well as asset-backed securitisations and RMBS transactions. The law firm has a standout asset finance team which is adept at handling warehouse facilities and PDP financing deals for clients in the aviation sector. It is well versed in high-value debt restructuring and refinancing.
  2. Arthur Cox
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    Arthur Cox
    Capital Markets: Debt
    2023 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    Arthur Cox's market-leading team handles construction and real estate finance mandates on behalf of banks, alternative lenders and real estate investors. In the DCM sphere, the law firm maintains an outstanding reputation for its advice to issuers and arrangers on note issuances and securitisation transactions, particularly those relating to mortgages. It offers broader experience in acquisition and project finance, as well as handling large-scale loan portfolio transactions and significant asset financing mandates. The Dublin office is also able to call upon the firm's lawyers in New York and London when acting on behalf of international clients.
  3. Matheson LLP
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    Matheson LLP
    Capital Markets: Debt
    2023 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    Matheson has a formidable reputation in banking and finance. It advises many of Ireland's major retail banks and other financial institutions on all aspects of lending, investment and asset finance matters. The law firm has particular expertise in commercial real estate and development finance. It also assists lenders with the negotiation of bilateral, club deal and syndicated loan facilities. The law firm is regularly active in DCM matters, acting as issuer's counsel on a variety of bond issuances and CLOs as well as asset-backed and mortgage-backed securitisations. Matheson is further recognised as an important presence in aviation finance and has notable additional experience in major financial restructurings.
  4. Walkers
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    Walkers
    Capital Markets: Debt
    2023 | Band 1 | 11 Years Ranked
    Walkers is an elite offshore law firm with a widely respected asset finance practice in Dublin. The team acts for lessors, airlines and financial investors on an array of high-value leasing, acquisition and securitisation mandates. Walkers also maintains a highly regarded DCM and structured finance offering, with particular expertise in securitisation transactions, and often assists clients with note issuances and CLO transactions. The law firm also has a growing reputation in the real estate finance sphere.
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Band 2
  1. Maples Group
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    Maples Group
    Capital Markets: Debt
    2023 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Maples has long been a leader in the offshore space. Its Dublin team regularly works alongside colleagues based in the Cayman Islands on major asset finance mandates, representing lessors, airlines and financial institutions. The team also advises on lease-related securitisations and warehouse financings. Beyond these areas, the law firm assists with leveraged and acquisition finance, property and project finance matters, and DCM issuances.
  2. McCann FitzGerald LLP
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    McCann FitzGerald LLP
    Capital Markets: Debt
    2023 | Band 2 | 16 Years Ranked
    An impressive corporate banking and asset finance department capable of assisting leading banks and financial institutions with complicated lending mandates. McCann FitzGerald regularly acts for lender syndicates on the financing of important Dublin real estate developments. The team also advises alternative lenders on the provision of finance in support of M&A transactions. It has a noteworthy DCM practice, with particular expertise in securitisations and the establishment of note programmes. The law firm offers significant experience in green bond issuances as well as asset-backed securitisations. Its strong asset finance practice is particularly focused on the aviation sector.