Glenn is a partner in the Debt Capital Markets Group.

Formerly a capital markets partner at Allen & Overy, Glenn specialises in all forms of capital markets transactions, particularly repackagings, CLOs, securitisations, bond issues, debt issuance programmes, derivatives and equity linked products such as convertibles and exchangeables.

Relevant Experience

  • Advising Barclays Bank Ireland on its AT1 and Tier two issuances (Irish law governed issuance)
  • Advising the dealers on the Bank of Ireland EMTN Programme and its AT1 issuance in May 2020 (Irish law governed issuance)
  • Advising the underwriters on Dell Bank’s debut Reg S Eurobond in October 2019 (Irish law governed issuance)
  • Advising the Issuer on Amundi’s Physical Metals gold linked ETC platform (Irish law programme)
  • Advising Xtrackers and DWS on the Secured Physical Metals ETC platform (Irish law programme)
  • Advising on a substantial number of RMBS/CMBS securitisations, CLO transactions and private debt funds where the underlying assets are loans of different types (including for Carlyle, M&G and Permira)
  • Advising Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Agricole, BNP Paribas, MUFG and Morgan Stanley on a number of their flow repackaging vehicles in Ireland


Glenn Butt is “very knowledgeable in all areas,” adding: “He is very pragmatic in coming up with solutions.”

Chambers Europe: Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2022

“Glenn Butt is excellent at what he does. He is pragmatic, thoughtful and clear about the pros and cons of any options.”

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2021

Glenn Butt is a “strong technical lawyer.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2021

“Impressive, wide market knowledge, innovative and solutions oriented with excellent problem-solving skills. Glenn is very responsive to client requirements; it feels like they are part of my business not an outsourced commoditised provider.”

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, 2021

Education & Qualifications

  • LL B, 1990, Leeds University
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 2004
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland, 2004
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong (now non-practising), 1997
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (now non-practising), 1993
  • Member of Law Society of Ireland

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