Together with our clients, our Financial Services team has been recognised for their advisory role in three of this year’s award-winning Deals of the Year. Published by Finance Dublin, the annual awards recognise the most innovative and significant deals across the capital markets.
Our winning deals included:
Fairfield Real Estate Finance/Initiative Ireland
Neil Campbell, Partner, Financial Services, said: “We were delighted to work on this transaction, which will facilitate the development of up to 7,500 social and affordable homes over the next few years.”
Micheál Grace, Partner, Financial Services, also commented: “The unique transaction structure was executed in a reasonably quick timeframe and demonstrates the value in having experienced investors, sponsors and advisers working together to a common goal. International credit is vital in helping Ireland meet its ambitious home building targets and we were delighted to support Goldman Sachs Asset Management here.”
Public Equity: CD&R Acquisition of UDG Healthcare plc
“We were very pleased to support Proskauer Rose LLP as Irish legal counsel to funders of the acquisition of UDG Healthcare plc backed by US private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, in a €3.3 billion recommended cash offer”, commented William Carmody, Head of Financial Services at Mason Hayes & Curran.
"This transaction demonstrated the deep expertise across our financial services, corporate public markets and anti-trust teams and we are delighted to be able to support international investors and funders active in the Irish market on such complex transactions”
Joint Venture: Shannon Engine Support
Christine O’Donovan, Chair of Mason Hayes & Curran and Head of our International Asset Finance team, said: “We are very pleased to support our long-standing client Shannon Engine Support. Our multidisciplinary team consisted of corporate and financial services professionals. This transaction further demonstrates the diversity of the financial services practice and depth of our aviation sector expertise. We are delighted for SES who are leading engine lessor and manager and joint venture partners.”
For more information on the Awards please visit the Finance Dublin website.