|The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry
||Saturday, 16th February 2019
Finance / Capital Markets [Banking & Finance/Capital Markets]
||A&L Goodbodyâ€™s Finance Department is a market leader in Ireland having played a defining role in the transformational change of the Irish banking sector over the last decade. Our team is the largest in Ireland with more than 45 lawyers, including 17 partners, in our Dublin, London, Belfast and New York offices. Our Finance practice encompasses five key areas and our lawyers deliver a seamless and integrated approach across all of these areas to advise on and deliver a full range of domestic and international finance transactions.
The Group advises all of the significant domestic Irish and Northern Irish banks, NAMA, many of the world's international banks, leading financial institutions and major corporates active in Ireland on a wide range of issues including:
- portfolio sales
- secured and unsecured facilities
- deleveraging and restructuring
- acquisition and leverage finance
- project and infrastructure finance
- regulation and compliance
- asset finance
- treasury operations
- syndicated and bilateral facilities
- working capital facilities
- property finance
- subordinated debt
- consumer credit
A&L Goodbodyâ€™s Debt Capital Markets Group is a leader in the Irish market. The team acts for Irish and international issuers, originators, lead managers, arrangers, rating agencies and trustees on some of the most complex debt capital market issuances and structured finance matters globally.
We are active in assisting clients in connection with current market conditions: for example, advising on loan portfolio sales, CLOs and loan originator platforms, RMBS (both bank and non-bank), High Yield debt issuance, Eurobond issuance and structured debt issuance.
The Equity Capital Markets practice at A&L Goodbody is internationally renowned for advising on complex capital markets issues involving Ireland, the UK, the US, Europe and Asia, as well as in all the leading stock exchanges including the Irish and London Stock Exchanges, the NYSE and NASDAQ. We have acted on most of the IPOs and listings of Irish companies over many years, as well as on a large number of take private transactions.
We have devised or adopted a number of highly successful and innovative capital markets structures for our clients. We help develop strategies for companies seeking to effect capital markets reorganisations, including moving their primary listings, delisting, and share buybacks (including ADRs and shares listed on DTC), as well as court approved share capital reductions.