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Capital Markets - Debt

We have acted on some of the most notable and innovative transactions that came to the market in the last 12 months. These include advising:

  • Auxmoney, a digital peer-to-peer lending platform for consumer credit in Europe, on its debut securitisation of consumer loans and the issuance of social bonds listed on the ESG segment of Euronext Dublin.
  • Ardagh Packaging Group Plc launched a bond offering for a total financing of approx. $2,850m to finance the acquisition of a competitor in the metal beverage can manufacturing assets and support locations in Europe, Brazil and the United Sates for an enterprise value of approx. $3.42bn;
  • Smurfit Kappa Group plc through its subsidiary Smurfit Kappa Acquisitions Unlimited Company issued €500m worth of euro denominated senior notes due 2024;
  • PSC Eaglewood and Castlehaven with Irish legal and tax advice to  on the establishment of a €1bn secured fixed rate note issuance programme to fund the development of Irish property;
  • OPEN Cleantech on the establishment of a multi-currency secured note issuance programme to provide investors with an opportunity to invest in up to €500m of cleantech and renewable energy projects;
  • HSBC on a $300m asset backed securitisation for Bank of Communications Financial Leasing, the Chinese aircraft leasing arm of Bank of Communications;
  • Munich Re on a credit default swap structure utilising a section 110 securitisation company to issue notes and hedge against certain contracts of reinsurance and credit risk on defaults in portfolios of assets;
  • Catalina Insurance Ireland in relation to a €23.8m bond issued by it to raise additional funds for its Tier 2 solvency ratios;
  • KEB Hana Bank on the Irish legal, regulatory and tax matters relating to secured notes issued by CWMAA Ireland to funds its acquisition of aircraft;
  • Ardagh Group on its issuance of $770m and €845m of Senior Secured Toggle Notes due 2023 to raise finance to redeem existing Payment-In-Kind Notes due 2019 and to fund a return of capital to its shareholders;
  • Barclays in relation to the issuance by INEOS Finance Plc, a subsidiary of INEOS Group Holdings S.A., of €770m of 4% senior secured notes due 2023;
  • Debut securitisation
  • Consumer loans
  • Social bonds
  • Secured fixed rate note issuance
  • Credit default swap structures
  • Irish legal,
  • Irish regulatory
  • Irish tax matters