06/06/2024 Awards

The awards recognise the depth of corporate finance and capital markets expertise in Ireland, as well as demonstrating the global nature of the industry.

The winning deals that we worked on with our clients included:

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • M&A Deal of the Year: Amgen’s acquisition of Horizon Therapeutics plc
  • International Inward Acquisition: UKG Inc’s acquisition of Immedis
  • Private Equity: Softbank’s investment in Cubic Telecom
  • Communications Infrastructure: Cordiant’s acquisition of Speed Fibre Group
  • Joint Venture: ESB / Ørsted offshore wind energy joint venture
  • Agribusiness: Vita Actives sale of a majority stake to Dairygold

Equity Capital Markets

  • Listing: CRH’s transition to a NYSE primary listing
  • Buyback: Malin Corporation share buyback programme

Debt Capital Markets

  • RMBS: Burlington Mortgages No.2 DAC EBS/Haven RMBS
  • Securitisation: Finance Ireland Auto Receivables No.1 DAC

Financial Services

  • Banking: Bank of Ireland’s acquisition of the majority of KBC’s Irish business

Financial Services – Aviation Finance

  • M&A: AviLease’s acquisition of Standard Chartered’s aviation finance business

Loans and Financing

  • Loans & Financing Deal of the Year: Financing of Smurfit Kappa/WestRock merger
  • Refinancing: Flutter Entertainment plc refinancing
  • Revolving Credit Facility: Ryanair plc
  • Investment Funds: Ardstone ICAV sub-fund green loan facility
  • Sustainability-Linked RCF: Greencore plc Sustainability-Linked Revolving Credit Facility

To read more on the awards, click here.