William Fry’s top tier Banking & Finance department advises on all types of domestic and cross border financing transactions in the public and private lending markets.
Our clients include Irish and international commercial banks, investment banks, direct lenders, corporates, sponsors, institutional and family offices, investment funds and semi-states.
Our approach is partner-led and client-focused with an emphasis on actively driving and managing transactions while providing pragmatic, tailored solutions for our clients. This is supported by a deep industry knowledge and commercial awareness with extensive experience built up as a long standing leading advisor in the Irish legal market.
With the resources of a full-service law firm in Ireland, we can provide specialist Irish expertise from our tax, corporate, real estate, construction, investment funds, technology and financial regulatory teams to deliver a seamless first-class service. Our lawyers have a reputation for working together in a cohesive manner and providing market leading advice in the context of the commercial objectives of our clients.
The Irish joint venture company comprising Hammerson and Allianz for a bid and subsequent acquisition of the largest loan portfolio sold to date by NAMA
The refinancing in loans owed by Ronan Group Real Estate to NAMA
The Rhatigan Group in relating to the refinancing and restructuring of existing indebtedness with Goldman Sachs
General Reinsurance AG, a member of the Berkshire Hathaway Group, in relation to a €90m loan facility provided to the Vhi Healthcare Group in connection with Vhi Healthcare Group’s authorisation by the Central Bank of Ireland.
US hedge fund York Capital Management on a joint venture with Clarendon Properties for the purpose of acquiring the Wilton shopping centre in Cork, which is being sold by NAMA as part of the bigger ‘Hazel’ portfolio.
The successful bidder on the acquisition (and financing by way of an issuance of notes) of the Project Leinster and Munster portfolio of Irish loans.
FF Asset Company Ltd in connection with the financing of a portfolio of UK student loans, this is the first student loan warehouse facility to be structured through an Irish debt company in the last seven years.
The acquisition of the Amdipharm Mercury Group by Concorida Healthcare from Cinvin.
Kennedy Wilson in relation to the provision of a circa €40m facility by The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland in order to finance the development of Phase 2 Clancy Quay in Dublin 8.
Allied Irish Banks in the provision of senior secured facilities to ding* to finance the acquisition of iSend, the largest mobile top-up network in the Americas.
ARHL Retail Holdings Ltd (member of the Selfridges Group) on all legal aspects of its acquisition of Arnotts department store.