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Cathy Grant

Senior Associate


Cathy is a Senior Associate in our Financial Services team. She acts for both corporate borrowers and financial institutions on a range of financial transactions.

Cathy has particular expertise in real estate finance, acquisition finance and debt restructuring. Cathy has represented a number of major private equity sponsors active in Europe on their financing of multi-jurisdictional leveraged buyouts.

Cathy spent three years working with the Debt Finance practice at Kirkland & Ellis in London before resuming practice with the firm in 2019.

Specialities

  • Acquisition Finance

  • Debt Restructuring

  • Fund Financing

  • Commercial Real Estate Finance

  • Distressed Debt

Representative Matters

  • Advising a domestic Irish Bank, in the deleveraging of its loan book with a total par value of €2 billion to a number of private equity investors.

  • Advising the Real Estate Fund of US private equity firm in its acquisition of a portfolio of €1.2 billion Irish NPLs backed by collateral based in Ireland and the UK.

  • Acting for AIB on a re-financing of a large industrial real estate portfolio, comprising some 200 properties.
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Areas of Expertise

Financial Services Banking Commercial Real Estate Finance

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland

Education

Trinity College Dublin , LLB